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Rural City of Murray Bridge

Resident workers - Industry

Retail Trade employs more of Rural City of Murray Bridge’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 Rural City of Murray Bridge residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Rural City of Murray Bridge, 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 Rural City of Murray Bridge 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
Rural City of Murray Bridge 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Regional SA%Number%Regional SA%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing7348.714.66688.314.3+66
Mining1101.32.8871.13.0+23
Manufacturing1,02512.19.41,24015.411.2-215
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services871.01.11011.31.2-14
Construction6057.27.06187.77.1-13
Wholesale Trade5426.42.63023.83.0+240
Retail Trade1,08812.910.41,02612.810.8+62
Accommodation and Food Services4795.76.74345.46.8+45
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3744.44.13844.84.3-10
Information Media and Telecommunications790.90.61041.30.7-25
Financial and Insurance Services1021.21.31261.61.4-24
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services871.01.0851.11.0+2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1772.12.61732.22.4+4
Administrative and Support Services2923.53.32433.03.1+49
Public Administration and Safety4695.55.04655.84.8+4
Education and Training4845.77.64115.17.0+73
Health Care and Social Assistance99211.712.194611.811.5+46
Arts and Recreation Services1021.20.8781.00.8+24
Other Services3313.93.63404.23.6-9
Industry not classified2953.53.41952.42.0+100

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 SA: 14.6% Mining, Regional SA: 2.8% Manufacturing, Regional SA: 9.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional SA: 1.1% Construction, Regional SA: 7.0% Wholesale Trade, Regional SA: 2.6% Retail Trade, Regional SA: 10.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional SA: 6.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional SA: 4.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional SA: 0.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional SA: 1.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional SA: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional SA: 2.6% Administrative and Support Services, Regional SA: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Regional SA: 5.0% Education and Training, Regional SA: 7.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional SA: 12.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional SA: 0.8% Other Services, Regional SA: 3.6% Industry not classified, Regional SA: 3.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Rural City of Murray Bridge: 8.7% Mining, Rural City of Murray Bridge: 1.3% Manufacturing, Rural City of Murray Bridge: 12.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Rural City of Murray Bridge: 1.0% Construction, Rural City of Murray Bridge: 7.2% Wholesale Trade, Rural City of Murray Bridge: 6.4% Retail Trade, Rural City of Murray Bridge: 12.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Rural City of Murray Bridge: 5.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Rural City of Murray Bridge: 4.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Rural City of Murray Bridge: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Rural City of Murray Bridge: 1.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Rural City of Murray Bridge: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Rural City of Murray Bridge: 2.1% Administrative and Support Services, Rural City of Murray Bridge: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, Rural City of Murray Bridge: 5.5% Education and Training, Rural City of Murray Bridge: 5.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Rural City of Murray Bridge: 11.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Rural City of Murray Bridge: 1.2% Other Services, Rural City of Murray Bridge: 3.9% Industry not classified, Rural City of Murray Bridge: 3.5%
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, Rural City of Murray Bridge: +66 Mining, Rural City of Murray Bridge: +23 Manufacturing, Rural City of Murray Bridge: -215 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Rural City of Murray Bridge: -14 Construction, Rural City of Murray Bridge: -13 Wholesale Trade, Rural City of Murray Bridge: +240 Retail Trade, Rural City of Murray Bridge: +62 Accommodation and Food Services, Rural City of Murray Bridge: +45 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Rural City of Murray Bridge: -10 Information Media and Telecommunications, Rural City of Murray Bridge: -25 Financial and Insurance Services, Rural City of Murray Bridge: -24 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Rural City of Murray Bridge: +2 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Rural City of Murray Bridge: +4 Administrative and Support Services, Rural City of Murray Bridge: +49 Public Administration and Safety, Rural City of Murray Bridge: +4 Education and Training, Rural City of Murray Bridge: +73 Health Care and Social Assistance, Rural City of Murray Bridge: +46 Arts and Recreation Services, Rural City of Murray Bridge: +24 Other Services, Rural City of Murray Bridge: -9 Industry not classified, Rural City of Murray Bridge: +100
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 Rural City of Murray Bridge in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (1,088 people or 12.9%)
  • Manufacturing (1,025 people or 12.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (992 people or 11.7%)

In combination these three industries employed 3,105 people in total or 36.7% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Regional SA employed 10.4% in Retail Trade; 9.4% in Manufacturing; and 12.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of Rural City of Murray Bridge and Regional SA were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Wholesale Trade (6.4% compared to 2.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (12.1% compared to 9.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Retail Trade (12.9% compared to 10.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (8.7% compared to 14.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in Rural City of Murray Bridge were for those employed in:

  • Wholesale Trade (+240 resident workforce)
  • Manufacturing (-215 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+100 resident workforce)
  • Education and Training (+73 resident workforce)

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