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Quilpie Shire

Resident workers - Industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs more of Quilpie 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 Quilpie Shire residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Quilpie 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 Quilpie 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
Quilpie Shire 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Regional QLD%Number%Regional QLD%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing12628.14.716630.94.6-40
Mining40.93.561.13.9-2
Manufacturing92.05.5122.27.6-3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services71.61.140.71.2+3
Construction286.39.3519.59.7-23
Wholesale Trade40.92.381.53.2-4
Retail Trade306.710.3315.811.3-1
Accommodation and Food Services265.88.2407.47.9-14
Transport, Postal and Warehousing276.04.5539.94.8-26
Information Media and Telecommunications00.01.000.01.10
Financial and Insurance Services51.11.950.92.00
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services40.92.000.01.9+4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services40.94.600.04.7+4
Administrative and Support Services40.93.571.33.1-3
Public Administration and Safety6414.36.07213.46.0-8
Education and Training408.98.8336.17.7+7
Health Care and Social Assistance378.312.8254.611.4+12
Arts and Recreation Services40.91.600.01.5+4
Other Services122.74.030.64.0+9
Industry not classified132.94.3224.12.5-9

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, Quilpie Shire: 28.1% Mining, Quilpie Shire: 0.9% Manufacturing, Quilpie Shire: 2.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Quilpie Shire: 1.6% Construction, Quilpie Shire: 6.3% Wholesale Trade, Quilpie Shire: 0.9% Retail Trade, Quilpie Shire: 6.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Quilpie Shire: 5.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Quilpie Shire: 6.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Quilpie Shire: 0.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Quilpie Shire: 1.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Quilpie Shire: 0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Quilpie Shire: 0.9% Administrative and Support Services, Quilpie Shire: 0.9% Public Administration and Safety, Quilpie Shire: 14.3% Education and Training, Quilpie Shire: 8.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Quilpie Shire: 8.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Quilpie Shire: 0.9% Other Services, Quilpie Shire: 2.7% Industry not classified, Quilpie Shire: 2.9%
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, Quilpie Shire: -40 Mining, Quilpie Shire: -2 Manufacturing, Quilpie Shire: -3 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Quilpie Shire: +3 Construction, Quilpie Shire: -23 Wholesale Trade, Quilpie Shire: -4 Retail Trade, Quilpie Shire: -1 Accommodation and Food Services, Quilpie Shire: -14 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Quilpie Shire: -26 Information Media and Telecommunications, Quilpie Shire: 0 Financial and Insurance Services, Quilpie Shire: 0 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Quilpie Shire: +4 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Quilpie Shire: +4 Administrative and Support Services, Quilpie Shire: -3 Public Administration and Safety, Quilpie Shire: -8 Education and Training, Quilpie Shire: +7 Health Care and Social Assistance, Quilpie Shire: +12 Arts and Recreation Services, Quilpie Shire: +4 Other Services, Quilpie Shire: +9 Industry not classified, Quilpie 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 Quilpie Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (126 people or 28.1%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (64 people or 14.3%)
  • Education and Training (40 people or 8.9%)

In combination these three industries employed 230 people in total or 51.3% 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 8.8% in Education and Training.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (28.1% compared to 4.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Public Administration and Safety (14.3% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (8.3% compared to 12.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (0.9% compared to 4.6%)

Emerging groups

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

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