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Employment self-containment - Industry

In 2016, 51.7% of RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island’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 the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island 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, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island 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
RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island20162011Change
IndustryTotal resident workersResident workers employed in the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island% resident workers employed in the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo IslandTotal resident workersResident workers employed in the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island% resident workers employed in the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3,1262,71786.92,9982,78893.0-6.1%
Mining72221629.968524635.9-6.0%
Manufacturing3,5251,87753.24,1532,20253.0+0.2%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services62521734.761525441.3-6.6%
Construction4,7552,01142.33,3142,05061.9-19.6%
Wholesale Trade1,29256543.71,65277546.9-3.2%
Retail Trade5,3873,63967.65,7283,98069.5-1.9%
Accommodation and Food Services3,5792,79278.03,4132,74580.4-2.4%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,78086848.81,69086351.1-2.3%
Information Media and Telecommunications57518532.259119232.5-0.3%
Financial and Insurance Services1,20442335.11,21438932.0+3.1%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services80145356.677049163.8-7.2%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3,3011,40842.73,1961,36542.7-0.1%
Administrative and Support Services1,87486646.21,31280061.0-14.8%
Public Administration and Safety3,5461,10131.03,5691,25935.3-4.2%
Education and Training5,1582,44847.54,6042,20547.9-0.4%
Health Care and Social Assistance7,7693,65447.07,0513,41548.4-1.4%
Arts and Recreation Services79844255.477143256.0-0.7%
Other Services2,0991,21157.71,9151,13659.3-1.6%
Industry not classified1,67895256.777147061.0-4.2%

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: 57.7% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-containment: 55.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-containment: 47.0% Education and Training, % of industry self-containment: 47.5% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-containment: 31.0% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-containment: 46.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-containment: 42.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-containment: 56.6% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-containment: 35.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-containment: 32.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-containment: 48.8% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-containment: 78.0% Retail Trade, % of industry self-containment: 67.6% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-containment: 43.7% Construction, % of industry self-containment: 42.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-containment: 34.7% Manufacturing, % of industry self-containment: 53.2% Mining, % of industry self-containment: 29.9% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-containment: 86.9% Other Services, Resident workers employed locally: 1,211 Arts and Recreation Services, Resident workers employed locally: 442 Health Care and Social Assistance, Resident workers employed locally: 3,654 Education and Training, Resident workers employed locally: 2,448 Public Administration and Safety, Resident workers employed locally: 1,101 Administrative and Support Services, Resident workers employed locally: 866 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Resident workers employed locally: 1,408 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Resident workers employed locally: 453 Financial and Insurance Services, Resident workers employed locally: 423 Information Media and Telecommunications, Resident workers employed locally: 185 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Resident workers employed locally: 868 Accommodation and Food Services, Resident workers employed locally: 2,792 Retail Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 3,639 Wholesale Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 565 Construction, Resident workers employed locally: 2,011 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Resident workers employed locally: 217 Manufacturing, Resident workers employed locally: 1,877 Mining, Resident workers employed locally: 216 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Resident workers employed locally: 2,717 Other Services, Total resident workers: 2,099 Arts and Recreation Services, Total resident workers: 798 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total resident workers: 7,769 Education and Training, Total resident workers: 5,158 Public Administration and Safety, Total resident workers: 3,546 Administrative and Support Services, Total resident workers: 1,874 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total resident workers: 3,301 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total resident workers: 801 Financial and Insurance Services, Total resident workers: 1,204 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total resident workers: 575 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total resident workers: 1,780 Accommodation and Food Services, Total resident workers: 3,579 Retail Trade, Total resident workers: 5,387 Wholesale Trade, Total resident workers: 1,292 Construction, Total resident workers: 4,755 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total resident workers: 625 Manufacturing, Total resident workers: 3,525 Mining, Total resident workers: 722 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total resident workers: 3,126
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, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -1.6% Arts and Recreation Services, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -0.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -1.4% Education and Training, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -0.4% Public Administration and Safety, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -4.2% Administrative and Support Services, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -14.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -0.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -7.2% Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: +3.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -0.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -2.3% Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -2.4% Retail Trade, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -1.9% Wholesale Trade, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -3.2% Construction, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -19.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -6.6% Manufacturing, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: +0.2% Mining, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -6.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -6.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016.
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