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Southern Mallee District Council

Resident workers - Industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs more of Southern Mallee District Council’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 Southern Mallee District Council residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Southern Mallee District Council, 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 Southern Mallee District Council 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
Southern Mallee District Council 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Regional SA%Number%Regional SA%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing47847.914.647945.914.3-1
Mining00.02.800.03.00
Manufacturing303.09.4191.811.2+11
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services00.01.100.01.20
Construction373.77.0444.27.1-7
Wholesale Trade363.62.6444.23.0-8
Retail Trade676.710.4838.010.8-16
Accommodation and Food Services353.56.7393.76.8-4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing212.14.1363.44.3-15
Information Media and Telecommunications50.50.600.00.7+5
Financial and Insurance Services60.61.390.91.4-3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services00.01.000.01.00
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services90.92.640.42.4+5
Administrative and Support Services161.63.3191.83.1-3
Public Administration and Safety444.45.0393.74.8+5
Education and Training696.97.6666.37.0+3
Health Care and Social Assistance878.712.110910.411.5-22
Arts and Recreation Services00.00.800.00.80
Other Services232.33.6272.63.6-4
Industry not classified343.43.4272.62.0+7

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, Southern Mallee District Council: 47.9% Mining, Southern Mallee District Council: 0.0% Manufacturing, Southern Mallee District Council: 3.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Southern Mallee District Council: 0.0% Construction, Southern Mallee District Council: 3.7% Wholesale Trade, Southern Mallee District Council: 3.6% Retail Trade, Southern Mallee District Council: 6.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Southern Mallee District Council: 3.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Southern Mallee District Council: 2.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Southern Mallee District Council: 0.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Southern Mallee District Council: 0.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Southern Mallee District Council: 0.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Southern Mallee District Council: 0.9% Administrative and Support Services, Southern Mallee District Council: 1.6% Public Administration and Safety, Southern Mallee District Council: 4.4% Education and Training, Southern Mallee District Council: 6.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Southern Mallee District Council: 8.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Southern Mallee District Council: 0.0% Other Services, Southern Mallee District Council: 2.3% Industry not classified, Southern Mallee District Council: 3.4%
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, Southern Mallee District Council: -1 Mining, Southern Mallee District Council: 0 Manufacturing, Southern Mallee District Council: +11 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Southern Mallee District Council: 0 Construction, Southern Mallee District Council: -7 Wholesale Trade, Southern Mallee District Council: -8 Retail Trade, Southern Mallee District Council: -16 Accommodation and Food Services, Southern Mallee District Council: -4 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Southern Mallee District Council: -15 Information Media and Telecommunications, Southern Mallee District Council: +5 Financial and Insurance Services, Southern Mallee District Council: -3 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Southern Mallee District Council: 0 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Southern Mallee District Council: +5 Administrative and Support Services, Southern Mallee District Council: -3 Public Administration and Safety, Southern Mallee District Council: +5 Education and Training, Southern Mallee District Council: +3 Health Care and Social Assistance, Southern Mallee District Council: -22 Arts and Recreation Services, Southern Mallee District Council: 0 Other Services, Southern Mallee District Council: -4 Industry not classified, Southern Mallee District Council: +7
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 Southern Mallee District Council in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (478 people or 47.9%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (87 people or 8.7%)
  • Education and Training (69 people or 6.9%)

In combination these three industries employed 634 people in total or 63.6% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Regional SA employed 14.6% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 12.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 7.6% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of Southern Mallee District Council and Regional SA were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (47.9% compared to 14.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (3.0% compared to 9.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Retail Trade (6.7% compared to 10.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (8.7% compared to 12.1%)

Emerging groups

There were no major changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in Southern Mallee District Council.

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