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Employment self-containment - Industry

In 2016, 24.2% of City of Port Phillip’s resident workers were employed locally.

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 City of Port Phillip 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 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, City of Port Phillip in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

Employment self-containment by industry
City of Port Phillip20162011Change
IndustryTotal resident workersResident workers employed in City of Port Phillip% resident workers employed in City of Port PhillipTotal resident workersResident workers employed in City of Port Phillip% resident workers employed in City of Port Phillip2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1784525.31034442.7-17.4%
Mining1714124.01875428.9-4.9%
Manufacturing2,45242417.32,95544415.0+2.3%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services523305.7522346.5-0.8%
Construction3,14866521.12,37467028.2-7.1%
Wholesale Trade1,70935420.72,37957924.3-3.6%
Retail Trade4,4461,07524.24,2341,10126.0-1.8%
Accommodation and Food Services4,0091,43235.73,4941,29637.1-1.4%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,83233318.21,52825016.4+1.8%
Information Media and Telecommunications2,22456325.32,35752322.2+3.1%
Financial and Insurance Services4,04568116.84,23163615.0+1.8%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,45152135.91,18038232.4+3.5%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services9,3342,80730.19,4512,91430.8-0.8%
Administrative and Support Services2,25166829.72,22057525.9+3.8%
Public Administration and Safety2,78831911.42,58726710.3+1.1%
Education and Training4,87489618.43,97563816.1+2.3%
Health Care and Social Assistance5,8711,10018.75,18590717.5+1.2%
Arts and Recreation Services1,96664132.61,62956034.4-1.8%
Other Services1,67658234.71,49952835.2-0.5%
Industry not classified2,32379834.41,08634131.4+3.0%

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016 Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Employment self-containment by industry 2016
Employment self-containment by industry 2016 Other Services, % of industry self-containment: 34.7% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-containment: 32.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-containment: 18.7% Education and Training, % of industry self-containment: 18.4% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-containment: 11.4% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-containment: 29.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-containment: 30.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-containment: 35.9% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-containment: 16.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-containment: 25.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-containment: 18.2% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-containment: 35.7% Retail Trade, % of industry self-containment: 24.2% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-containment: 20.7% Construction, % of industry self-containment: 21.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-containment: 5.7% Manufacturing, % of industry self-containment: 17.3% Mining, % of industry self-containment: 24.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-containment: 25.3% Other Services, Resident workers employed locally: 582 Arts and Recreation Services, Resident workers employed locally: 641 Health Care and Social Assistance, Resident workers employed locally: 1,100 Education and Training, Resident workers employed locally: 896 Public Administration and Safety, Resident workers employed locally: 319 Administrative and Support Services, Resident workers employed locally: 668 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Resident workers employed locally: 2,807 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Resident workers employed locally: 521 Financial and Insurance Services, Resident workers employed locally: 681 Information Media and Telecommunications, Resident workers employed locally: 563 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Resident workers employed locally: 333 Accommodation and Food Services, Resident workers employed locally: 1,432 Retail Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 1,075 Wholesale Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 354 Construction, Resident workers employed locally: 665 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Resident workers employed locally: 30 Manufacturing, Resident workers employed locally: 424 Mining, Resident workers employed locally: 41 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Resident workers employed locally: 45 Other Services, Total resident workers: 1,676 Arts and Recreation Services, Total resident workers: 1,966 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total resident workers: 5,871 Education and Training, Total resident workers: 4,874 Public Administration and Safety, Total resident workers: 2,788 Administrative and Support Services, Total resident workers: 2,251 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total resident workers: 9,334 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total resident workers: 1,451 Financial and Insurance Services, Total resident workers: 4,045 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total resident workers: 2,224 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total resident workers: 1,832 Accommodation and Food Services, Total resident workers: 4,009 Retail Trade, Total resident workers: 4,446 Wholesale Trade, Total resident workers: 1,709 Construction, Total resident workers: 3,148 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total resident workers: 523 Manufacturing, Total resident workers: 2,452 Mining, Total resident workers: 171 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total resident workers: 178
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016.
Change in self-containment percentage by industry, 2011 to 2016
Change in self-containment percentage by industry, 2011 to 2016 Other Services, City of Port Phillip: -0.5% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Port Phillip: -1.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Port Phillip: +1.2% Education and Training, City of Port Phillip: +2.3% Public Administration and Safety, City of Port Phillip: +1.1% Administrative and Support Services, City of Port Phillip: +3.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Port Phillip: -0.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Port Phillip: +3.5% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Port Phillip: +1.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Port Phillip: +3.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Port Phillip: +1.8% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Port Phillip: -1.4% Retail Trade, City of Port Phillip: -1.8% Wholesale Trade, City of Port Phillip: -3.6% Construction, City of Port Phillip: -7.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Port Phillip: -0.8% Manufacturing, City of Port Phillip: +2.3% Mining, City of Port Phillip: -4.9% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Port Phillip: -17.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016.
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