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Murweh Shire

Resident workers - Industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs more of Murweh Shire’s resident workforce than any other industry sector.

Industry sector data identifies the industries in which the residents of an area work either within the residing area or elsewhere. Comparing the industry sectors in which Murweh Shire residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Murweh Shire, indicates whether an economy draws on the skills offered by its own residents, or on a different set of skills imported from elsewhere in the region.

Industry sector statistics in Murweh Shire are influenced by a range of factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available within commuting distance;
  • The educational levels of the local population; and
  • The working and social aspirations of the local population.

Industry sector data should be viewed in conjunction with Residents place of work.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers industry of employment
Murweh Shire 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Regional QLD%Number%Regional QLD%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing37018.14.737716.64.6-7
Mining110.53.5231.03.9-12
Manufacturing1326.45.51386.17.6-6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services130.61.1130.61.20
Construction1085.39.31807.99.7-72
Wholesale Trade703.42.31024.53.2-32
Retail Trade1939.410.324110.611.3-48
Accommodation and Food Services1095.38.21145.07.9-5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing984.84.51044.64.8-6
Information Media and Telecommunications130.61.0130.61.10
Financial and Insurance Services160.81.9180.82.0-2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services120.62.0170.81.9-5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services472.34.6472.14.70
Administrative and Support Services472.33.5281.23.1+19
Public Administration and Safety2019.86.02209.76.0-19
Education and Training1859.08.81858.27.70
Health Care and Social Assistance26212.812.830713.611.4-45
Arts and Recreation Services60.31.6140.61.5-8
Other Services602.94.0542.44.0+6
Industry not classified954.64.3703.12.5+25

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

Resident workers industry of employment, 2016
Resident workers industry of employment, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional QLD: 4.7% Mining, Regional QLD: 3.5% Manufacturing, Regional QLD: 5.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional QLD: 1.1% Construction, Regional QLD: 9.3% Wholesale Trade, Regional QLD: 2.3% Retail Trade, Regional QLD: 10.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional QLD: 8.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional QLD: 4.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional QLD: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional QLD: 1.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional QLD: 2.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional QLD: 4.6% Administrative and Support Services, Regional QLD: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Regional QLD: 6.0% Education and Training, Regional QLD: 8.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional QLD: 12.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional QLD: 1.6% Other Services, Regional QLD: 4.0% Industry not classified, Regional QLD: 4.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Murweh Shire: 18.1% Mining, Murweh Shire: 0.5% Manufacturing, Murweh Shire: 6.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Murweh Shire: 0.6% Construction, Murweh Shire: 5.3% Wholesale Trade, Murweh Shire: 3.4% Retail Trade, Murweh Shire: 9.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Murweh Shire: 5.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Murweh Shire: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Murweh Shire: 0.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Murweh Shire: 0.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Murweh Shire: 0.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Murweh Shire: 2.3% Administrative and Support Services, Murweh Shire: 2.3% Public Administration and Safety, Murweh Shire: 9.8% Education and Training, Murweh Shire: 9.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Murweh Shire: 12.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Murweh Shire: 0.3% Other Services, Murweh Shire: 2.9% Industry not classified, Murweh Shire: 4.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers industry of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers industry of employment, 2011 to 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Murweh Shire: -7 Mining, Murweh Shire: -12 Manufacturing, Murweh Shire: -6 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Murweh Shire: 0 Construction, Murweh Shire: -72 Wholesale Trade, Murweh Shire: -32 Retail Trade, Murweh Shire: -48 Accommodation and Food Services, Murweh Shire: -5 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Murweh Shire: -6 Information Media and Telecommunications, Murweh Shire: 0 Financial and Insurance Services, Murweh Shire: -2 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Murweh Shire: -5 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Murweh Shire: 0 Administrative and Support Services, Murweh Shire: +19 Public Administration and Safety, Murweh Shire: -19 Education and Training, Murweh Shire: 0 Health Care and Social Assistance, Murweh Shire: -45 Arts and Recreation Services, Murweh Shire: -8 Other Services, Murweh Shire: +6 Industry not classified, Murweh Shire: +25
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the resident workforce in Murweh Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (370 people or 18.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (262 people or 12.8%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (201 people or 9.8%)

In combination these three industries employed 833 people in total or 40.7% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Regional QLD employed 4.7% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 12.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 6.0% in Public Administration and Safety.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of Murweh Shire and Regional QLD were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (18.1% compared to 4.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Public Administration and Safety (9.8% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Construction (5.3% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Mining (0.5% compared to 3.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest change in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in Murweh Shire was for those employed in:

  • Construction (-72 resident workforce)

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