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RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island

Employment self-sufficiency - Industry

“In 2016, 81.4% of the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island’s local workers were residents.

Self-sufficiency measures the proportion of local workers in the local area who also live in the Local Government Area or region. It indicates the level at which the resident workers meet the labour requirements of the local industries or businesses.

Self-sufficiency is likely to be higher for regional areas, 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-sufficiency data should be viewed in conjunction with detailed Workers place of residence data to see how far workers are travelling to access employment in the area, as well as Worker productivity and Local workers income and Local workers hours worked data to look at the value of local workers contributions. 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-sufficiency by industry
RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island20162011Change
IndustryTotal local workersLocal workers residing in the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island% industry self- sufficiencyTotal local workersLocal workers residing in the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island% industry self- sufficiency2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3,1292,71786.83,1492,78888.5-1.7%
Mining33321664.937024666.5-1.6%
Manufacturing2,4921,87775.32,7622,20279.7-4.4%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services27021780.432825477.4+2.9%
Construction2,5312,01179.52,4512,05083.6-4.2%
Wholesale Trade71156579.587377588.8-9.3%
Retail Trade4,3013,63984.64,5413,98087.6-3.0%
Accommodation and Food Services3,3012,79284.63,1402,74587.4-2.8%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,03086884.397486388.6-4.3%
Information Media and Telecommunications21518586.021119291.0-5.0%
Financial and Insurance Services48542387.244238988.0-0.8%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services48945392.651949194.6-2.0%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,5571,40890.41,4751,36592.5-2.1%
Administrative and Support Services99386687.287780091.2-4.0%
Public Administration and Safety1,5171,10172.61,6901,25974.5-1.9%
Education and Training3,2482,44875.42,8922,20576.2-0.9%
Health Care and Social Assistance4,4873,65481.43,9863,41585.7-4.2%
Arts and Recreation Services51444286.049243287.8-1.8%
Other Services1,3851,21187.41,2761,13689.0-1.6%
Industry not classified1,11095285.853447088.0-2.3%

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-sufficiency by industry 2016
Employment self-sufficiency by industry 2016 Other Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 87.4% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 86.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-sufficiency: 81.4% Education and Training, % of industry self-sufficiency: 75.4% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-sufficiency: 72.6% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 87.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 90.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 92.6% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 87.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-sufficiency: 86.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 84.3% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 84.6% Retail Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 84.6% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 79.5% Construction, % of industry self-sufficiency: 79.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 80.4% Manufacturing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 75.3% Mining, % of industry self-sufficiency: 64.9% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 86.8% Other Services, Local workers residing locally: 1,211 Arts and Recreation Services, Local workers residing locally: 442 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local workers residing locally: 3,654 Education and Training, Local workers residing locally: 2,448 Public Administration and Safety, Local workers residing locally: 1,101 Administrative and Support Services, Local workers residing locally: 866 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local workers residing locally: 1,408 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local workers residing locally: 453 Financial and Insurance Services, Local workers residing locally: 423 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local workers residing locally: 185 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local workers residing locally: 868 Accommodation and Food Services, Local workers residing locally: 2,792 Retail Trade, Local workers residing locally: 3,639 Wholesale Trade, Local workers residing locally: 565 Construction, Local workers residing locally: 2,011 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local workers residing locally: 217 Manufacturing, Local workers residing locally: 1,877 Mining, Local workers residing locally: 216 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local workers residing locally: 2,717 Other Services, Total local workers: 1,385 Arts and Recreation Services, Total local workers: 514 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total local workers: 4,487 Education and Training, Total local workers: 3,248 Public Administration and Safety, Total local workers: 1,517 Administrative and Support Services, Total local workers: 993 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total local workers: 1,557 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total local workers: 489 Financial and Insurance Services, Total local workers: 485 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total local workers: 215 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total local workers: 1,030 Accommodation and Food Services, Total local workers: 3,301 Retail Trade, Total local workers: 4,301 Wholesale Trade, Total local workers: 711 Construction, Total local workers: 2,531 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total local workers: 270 Manufacturing, Total local workers: 2,492 Mining, Total local workers: 333 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total local workers: 3,129
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016.
Change in self-sufficiency percentage by industry, 2011 to 2016
Change in self-sufficiency 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: -1.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -4.2% Education and Training, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -0.9% Public Administration and Safety, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -1.9% Administrative and Support Services, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -4.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -2.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -2.0% Financial and Insurance Services, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -0.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -5.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -4.3% Accommodation and Food Services, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -2.8% Retail Trade, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -3.0% Wholesale Trade, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -9.3% Construction, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -4.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: +2.9% Manufacturing, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -4.4% Mining, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -1.6% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island: -1.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016.
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