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Western Downs Regional Council area

Employed residents

In Western Downs Regional Council area, there were 15,806 residents employed in the year ending June 2018.

This indicator shows the estimated number of employed residents of the local area, on an annual basis back to 2001. Employed residents may have a workplace anywhere, inside or outside the area. The dataset is derived from the National Economics microsimulation model, based on the ABS labour force survey.

A growing number of resident employed can indicate a growing economy, or a growing residential population, supplying labour to other areas. To build a more complete picture of the residential economy, this dataset should be viewed in conjunction with Local employment, Employment self-containment, Residents place of work by industry and Residents place of work by occupation datasets.

Employed residents
Employed residents 2018, Western Downs Regional Council area: 15,806 2017, Western Downs Regional Council area: 15,544 2016, Western Downs Regional Council area: 15,739 2015, Western Downs Regional Council area: 16,089 2014, Western Downs Regional Council area: 16,780 2013, Western Downs Regional Council area: 16,443 2012, Western Downs Regional Council area: 16,153 2011, Western Downs Regional Council area: 15,831 2010, Western Downs Regional Council area: 15,365 2009, Western Downs Regional Council area: 15,457 2008, Western Downs Regional Council area: 14,909 2007, Western Downs Regional Council area: 14,748 2006, Western Downs Regional Council area: 14,377 2005, Western Downs Regional Council area: 13,969 2004, Western Downs Regional Council area: 13,578 2003, Western Downs Regional Council area: 13,306 2002, Western Downs Regional Council area: 13,150 2001, Western Downs Regional Council area: 13,446
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employed residents
Western Downs Regional Council areaRegional QLD
Year (ending June 30)Number% changeNumber% changeWestern Downs Regional Council area as a % of Regional QLD
201815,806+1.691,218,924+4.271.30
201715,544-1.241,168,959-0.531.33
201615,739-2.181,175,132+1.101.34
201516,089-4.121,162,383-0.231.38
201416,780+2.051,165,030+1.251.44
201316,443+1.791,150,612+0.161.43
201216,153+2.041,148,802+1.431.41
201115,831+3.031,132,560+1.901.40
201015,365-0.591,111,456+0.191.38
200915,457+3.671,109,397+2.791.39
200814,909+1.091,079,336+2.521.38
200714,748+2.581,052,805+4.671.40
200614,377+2.921,005,873+4.061.43
200513,969+2.88966,639+5.571.45
200413,578+2.04915,658+3.621.48
200313,306+1.19883,635+3.711.51
200213,150-2.20852,016+2.141.54
200113,446--834,202--1.61

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts

NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. Each release may change previous years’ figures.Learn more

Annual change in employed residents
Annual change in employed residents 2018, Average annual growth rate: 0.9% 2017, Average annual growth rate: 0.9% 2016, Average annual growth rate: 0.9% 2015, Average annual growth rate: 0.9% 2014, Average annual growth rate: 0.9% 2013, Average annual growth rate: 0.9% 2012, Average annual growth rate: 0.9% 2011, Average annual growth rate: 0.9% 2010, Average annual growth rate: 0.9% 2009, Average annual growth rate: 0.9% 2008, Average annual growth rate: 0.9% 2007, Average annual growth rate: 0.9% 2006, Average annual growth rate: 0.9% 2005, Average annual growth rate: 0.9% 2004, Average annual growth rate: 0.9% 2003, Average annual growth rate: 0.9% 2018, Regional QLD: 4.3% 2017, Regional QLD: -0.5% 2016, Regional QLD: 1.1% 2015, Regional QLD: -0.2% 2014, Regional QLD: 1.3% 2013, Regional QLD: 0.2% 2012, Regional QLD: 1.4% 2011, Regional QLD: 1.9% 2010, Regional QLD: 0.2% 2009, Regional QLD: 2.8% 2008, Regional QLD: 2.5% 2007, Regional QLD: 4.7% 2006, Regional QLD: 4.1% 2005, Regional QLD: 5.6% 2004, Regional QLD: 3.6% 2003, Regional QLD: 3.7% 2018, Western Downs Regional Council area: 1.7% 2017, Western Downs Regional Council area: -1.2% 2016, Western Downs Regional Council area: -2.2% 2015, Western Downs Regional Council area: -4.1% 2014, Western Downs Regional Council area: 2.0% 2013, Western Downs Regional Council area: 1.8% 2012, Western Downs Regional Council area: 2.0% 2011, Western Downs Regional Council area: 3.0% 2010, Western Downs Regional Council area: -0.6% 2009, Western Downs Regional Council area: 3.7% 2008, Western Downs Regional Council area: 1.1% 2007, Western Downs Regional Council area: 2.6% 2006, Western Downs Regional Council area: 2.9% 2005, Western Downs Regional Council area: 2.9% 2004, Western Downs Regional Council area: 2.0% 2003, Western Downs Regional Council area: 1.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
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