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Rural City of Murray Bridge

Resident workers - Industry

Retail Trade employs more of the 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 the Rural City of Murray Bridge residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the 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 the 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.

Data source

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 - Persons 20162011Change
Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. South AustraliaNumber%. South Australia2011 - 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing7348.74.06687.73.7+66
Mining1101.31.2871.01.2+23
Manufacturing1,02512.18.01,24014.39.9-215
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services871.01.21011.21.3-14
Construction6057.17.66187.17.1-13
Wholesale Trade5426.42.83023.53.3+240
Retail Trade1,08812.810.71,02611.910.6+62
Accommodation and Food Services4795.76.74345.05.9+45
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3744.44.13844.43.9-10
Information Media and Telecommunications790.91.31041.21.4-25
Financial and Insurance Services1021.22.71261.52.8-24
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services871.01.3851.01.2+2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1772.15.61732.05.2+4
Administrative and Support Services2923.43.62432.83.2+49
Public Administration and Safety4695.57.14655.46.7+4
Education and Training4845.78.64114.87.5+73
Health Care and Social Assistance99211.714.894610.912.8+46
Arts and Recreation Services1021.21.4780.91.2+24
Other Services3313.93.93403.93.7-9
Industry not classified2953.53.31952.31.8+100
Total Persons8,454100.0100.08,026100.0100.0+428

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the resident workforce in the Rural City of Murray Bridge in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (1,088 people or 12.8%)
  • 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, South Australia employed 10.7% in Retail Trade; 8.0% in Manufacturing and 14.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (8.7% compared to 4.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (12.1% compared to 8.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Wholesale Trade (6.4% compared to 2.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.1% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in the 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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