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Employment self-containment - Industry

In 2011, 47.7% of NSROC Region’s resident workers were employed locally and this proportion has decreased since 2006.

Self-containment measures the proportion of resident workers who are employed within the boundaries of the Local Government Area or region. It indicates the propensity of residents to seek employment outside the Local Government Area or region in which they live.

Self containment is likely to be higher for regional areas and, lower in metropolitan areas and is influenced by:

  • The nature of employment opportunities versus the skills and qualifications of residents;
  • Transport options available and commuting times;
  • Relationship between wages and salaries and house prices in the area; and
  • The geographic size of the area.

Employment self-containment data should be viewed in conjunction with detailed Residents place of work data to see where resident workers are accessing employment, along with Jobs to workers ratio data which provides the theoretical number of jobs which could be provided to residents of the NSROC Region in the local area, and is updated annually. The Resident workers section will provide the characteristics of resident workers.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

Employment self-containment by industry
NSROC Region20112006Change
IndustryTotal resident workersResident workers employed in the NSROC Region% resident workers employed in the NSROC RegionTotal resident workersResident workers employed in the NSROC Region% resident workers employed in the NSROC Region2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing82742050.81,03758856.7-5.9%
Mining69022933.246618439.5-6.3%
Manufacturing15,4416,64643.016,2236,94942.8+0.2%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,84648426.21,79365736.6-10.4%
Construction13,7545,95643.312,9745,81444.8-1.5%
Wholesale Trade16,2828,50652.216,1288,28051.3+0.9%
Retail Trade23,45013,48257.524,88415,38861.8-4.3%
Accommodation and Food Services14,5928,10155.513,9648,14558.3-2.8%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7,7522,25929.17,7002,27229.5-0.4%
Information Media and Telecommunications12,5436,56552.311,4325,96752.2+0.1%
Financial and Insurance Services27,8956,33522.725,8866,71325.9-3.2%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services6,1503,33654.25,8913,38057.4-3.1%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services46,24023,54250.941,25121,16151.3-0.4%
Administrative and Support Services9,5984,38045.69,5954,46146.5-0.9%
Public Administration and Safety12,1473,52429.011,4923,43429.9-0.9%
Education and Training25,07814,30057.022,67012,91557.0+0.1%
Health Care and Social Assistance33,21519,61259.029,55217,96960.8-1.8%
Arts and Recreation Services4,3792,05647.03,7901,87349.4-2.5%
Other Services8,6714,97757.48,5545,10859.7-2.3%
Industry not classified6,2661,98331.66,6482,30434.7-3.0%

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Employment self-containment by industry 2011
Employment self-containment by industry 2011 Other Services, % of industry self-containment: 57.4% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-containment: 47.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-containment: 59.0% Education and Training, % of industry self-containment: 57.0% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-containment: 29.0% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-containment: 45.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-containment: 50.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-containment: 54.2% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-containment: 22.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-containment: 52.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-containment: 29.1% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-containment: 55.5% Retail Trade, % of industry self-containment: 57.5% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-containment: 52.2% Construction, % of industry self-containment: 43.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-containment: 26.2% Manufacturing, % of industry self-containment: 43.0% Mining, % of industry self-containment: 33.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-containment: 50.8% Other Services, Resident workers employed locally: 4,977 Arts and Recreation Services, Resident workers employed locally: 2,056 Health Care and Social Assistance, Resident workers employed locally: 19,612 Education and Training, Resident workers employed locally: 14,300 Public Administration and Safety, Resident workers employed locally: 3,524 Administrative and Support Services, Resident workers employed locally: 4,380 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Resident workers employed locally: 23,542 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Resident workers employed locally: 3,336 Financial and Insurance Services, Resident workers employed locally: 6,335 Information Media and Telecommunications, Resident workers employed locally: 6,565 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Resident workers employed locally: 2,259 Accommodation and Food Services, Resident workers employed locally: 8,101 Retail Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 13,482 Wholesale Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 8,506 Construction, Resident workers employed locally: 5,956 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Resident workers employed locally: 484 Manufacturing, Resident workers employed locally: 6,646 Mining, Resident workers employed locally: 229 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Resident workers employed locally: 420 Other Services, Total resident workers: 8,671 Arts and Recreation Services, Total resident workers: 4,379 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total resident workers: 33,215 Education and Training, Total resident workers: 25,078 Public Administration and Safety, Total resident workers: 12,147 Administrative and Support Services, Total resident workers: 9,598 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total resident workers: 46,240 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total resident workers: 6,150 Financial and Insurance Services, Total resident workers: 27,895 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total resident workers: 12,543 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total resident workers: 7,752 Accommodation and Food Services, Total resident workers: 14,592 Retail Trade, Total resident workers: 23,450 Wholesale Trade, Total resident workers: 16,282 Construction, Total resident workers: 13,754 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total resident workers: 1,846 Manufacturing, Total resident workers: 15,441 Mining, Total resident workers: 690 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total resident workers: 827
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in self-containment percentage by industry, 2006 to 2011
Change in self-containment percentage by industry, 2006 to 2011 Other Services, NSROC Region: -2.3% Arts and Recreation Services, NSROC Region: -2.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, NSROC Region: -1.8% Education and Training, NSROC Region: +0.1% Public Administration and Safety, NSROC Region: -0.9% Administrative and Support Services, NSROC Region: -0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, NSROC Region: -0.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, NSROC Region: -3.1% Financial and Insurance Services, NSROC Region: -3.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, NSROC Region: +0.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, NSROC Region: -0.4% Accommodation and Food Services, NSROC Region: -2.8% Retail Trade, NSROC Region: -4.3% Wholesale Trade, NSROC Region: +0.9% Construction, NSROC Region: -1.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, NSROC Region: -10.4% Manufacturing, NSROC Region: +0.2% Mining, NSROC Region: -6.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, NSROC Region: -5.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
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