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Goondiwindi Regional Council area

Resident workers - Industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs more of Goondiwindi Regional Council area’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 Goondiwindi Regional Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Goondiwindi Regional Council area, 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 Goondiwindi Regional Council area 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
Goondiwindi Regional Council area 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Regional QLD%Number%Regional QLD%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,34327.64.71,31926.14.6+24
Mining310.63.5501.03.9-19
Manufacturing1673.45.52304.57.6-63
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services531.11.1410.81.2+12
Construction3507.29.33176.39.7+33
Wholesale Trade1322.72.32074.13.2-75
Retail Trade4789.810.355110.911.3-73
Accommodation and Food Services2785.78.23366.67.9-58
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2044.24.52695.34.8-65
Information Media and Telecommunications230.51.0350.71.1-12
Financial and Insurance Services631.31.9731.42.0-10
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services360.72.0390.81.9-3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1593.34.61843.64.7-25
Administrative and Support Services982.03.5571.13.1+41
Public Administration and Safety1713.56.01783.56.0-7
Education and Training4028.38.83647.27.7+38
Health Care and Social Assistance4499.212.84518.911.4-2
Arts and Recreation Services170.31.6220.41.5-5
Other Services1984.14.01973.94.0+1
Industry not classified2094.34.31432.82.5+66

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, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 27.6% Mining, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 0.6% Manufacturing, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 3.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 1.1% Construction, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 7.2% Wholesale Trade, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 2.7% Retail Trade, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 9.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 5.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 4.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 0.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 1.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 0.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 3.3% Administrative and Support Services, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 2.0% Public Administration and Safety, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 3.5% Education and Training, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 8.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 9.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 0.3% Other Services, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 4.1% Industry not classified, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: 4.3%
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, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: +24 Mining, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: -19 Manufacturing, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: -63 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: +12 Construction, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: +33 Wholesale Trade, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: -75 Retail Trade, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: -73 Accommodation and Food Services, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: -58 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: -65 Information Media and Telecommunications, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: -12 Financial and Insurance Services, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: -10 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: -3 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: -25 Administrative and Support Services, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: +41 Public Administration and Safety, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: -7 Education and Training, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: +38 Health Care and Social Assistance, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: -2 Arts and Recreation Services, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: -5 Other Services, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: +1 Industry not classified, Goondiwindi Regional Council area: +66
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 Goondiwindi Regional Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1,343 people or 27.6%)
  • Retail Trade (478 people or 9.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (449 people or 9.2%)

In combination these three industries employed 2,270 people in total or 46.7% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Regional QLD employed 4.7% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 10.3% in Retail Trade; and 12.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of Goondiwindi Regional Council area and Regional QLD were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (27.6% compared to 4.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (9.2% compared to 12.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Mining (0.6% compared to 3.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Public Administration and Safety (3.5% compared to 6.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in Goondiwindi Regional Council area were for those employed in:

  • Wholesale Trade (-75 resident workforce)
  • Retail Trade (-73 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+66 resident workforce)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-65 resident workforce)

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