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Bulloo Shire

Resident workers - Industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs more of Bulloo 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 Bulloo Shire residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Bulloo 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 Bulloo 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
Bulloo Shire 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Regional QLD%Number%Regional QLD%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing6632.74.79942.34.6-33
Mining115.43.5208.53.9-9
Manufacturing00.05.500.07.60
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services00.01.100.01.20
Construction157.49.3166.89.7-1
Wholesale Trade00.02.300.03.20
Retail Trade94.510.3114.711.3-2
Accommodation and Food Services167.98.273.07.9+9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing73.54.583.44.8-1
Information Media and Telecommunications00.01.000.01.10
Financial and Insurance Services00.01.900.02.00
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services00.02.000.01.90
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services00.04.600.04.70
Administrative and Support Services00.03.5104.33.1-10
Public Administration and Safety5527.26.04619.76.0+9
Education and Training94.58.862.67.7+3
Health Care and Social Assistance00.012.862.611.4-6
Arts and Recreation Services00.01.600.01.50
Other Services00.04.000.04.00
Industry not classified146.94.352.12.5+9

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, Bulloo Shire: 32.7% Mining, Bulloo Shire: 5.4% Manufacturing, Bulloo Shire: 0.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Bulloo Shire: 0.0% Construction, Bulloo Shire: 7.4% Wholesale Trade, Bulloo Shire: 0.0% Retail Trade, Bulloo Shire: 4.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Bulloo Shire: 7.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Bulloo Shire: 3.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Bulloo Shire: 0.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Bulloo Shire: 0.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Bulloo Shire: 0.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Bulloo Shire: 0.0% Administrative and Support Services, Bulloo Shire: 0.0% Public Administration and Safety, Bulloo Shire: 27.2% Education and Training, Bulloo Shire: 4.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Bulloo Shire: 0.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Bulloo Shire: 0.0% Other Services, Bulloo Shire: 0.0% Industry not classified, Bulloo Shire: 6.9%
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, Bulloo Shire: -33 Mining, Bulloo Shire: -9 Manufacturing, Bulloo Shire: 0 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Bulloo Shire: 0 Construction, Bulloo Shire: -1 Wholesale Trade, Bulloo Shire: 0 Retail Trade, Bulloo Shire: -2 Accommodation and Food Services, Bulloo Shire: +9 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Bulloo Shire: -1 Information Media and Telecommunications, Bulloo Shire: 0 Financial and Insurance Services, Bulloo Shire: 0 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Bulloo Shire: 0 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Bulloo Shire: 0 Administrative and Support Services, Bulloo Shire: -10 Public Administration and Safety, Bulloo Shire: +9 Education and Training, Bulloo Shire: +3 Health Care and Social Assistance, Bulloo Shire: -6 Arts and Recreation Services, Bulloo Shire: 0 Other Services, Bulloo Shire: 0 Industry not classified, Bulloo Shire: +9
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 Bulloo Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (66 people or 32.7%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (55 people or 27.2%)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (16 people or 7.9%)

In combination these three industries employed 137 people in total or 67.8% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Regional QLD employed 4.7% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 6.0% in Public Administration and Safety; and 8.2% in Accommodation and Food Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (32.7% compared to 4.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Public Administration and Safety (27.2% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (0.0% compared to 12.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Retail Trade (4.5% compared to 10.3%)

Emerging groups

There were no major changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in Bulloo Shire.

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