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Noosa Shire Council area

Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of Noosa Shire 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 Noosa Shire Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Noosa Shire 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 Noosa Shire 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
Noosa Shire Council area 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Regional QLD%Number%Regional QLD%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3431.64.73311.64.6+12
Mining2801.33.53171.53.9-37
Manufacturing8804.05.51,1895.77.6-309
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1570.71.11530.71.2+4
Construction2,35110.79.32,17410.59.7+177
Wholesale Trade4792.22.36143.03.2-135
Retail Trade2,55211.610.32,73613.211.3-184
Accommodation and Food Services2,68912.28.22,57412.47.9+115
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7133.24.56673.24.8+46
Information Media and Telecommunications2191.01.02651.31.1-46
Financial and Insurance Services4542.11.94442.12.0+10
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services6683.02.05922.91.9+76
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,3346.14.61,3626.64.7-28
Administrative and Support Services9994.53.58414.13.1+158
Public Administration and Safety8113.76.08093.96.0+2
Education and Training1,8338.38.81,5307.47.7+303
Health Care and Social Assistance2,87613.112.82,54312.311.4+333
Arts and Recreation Services4051.81.63011.51.5+104
Other Services9024.14.07523.64.0+150
Industry not classified1,0574.84.35512.72.5+506

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, Noosa Shire Council area: 1.6% Mining, Noosa Shire Council area: 1.3% Manufacturing, Noosa Shire Council area: 4.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Noosa Shire Council area: 0.7% Construction, Noosa Shire Council area: 10.7% Wholesale Trade, Noosa Shire Council area: 2.2% Retail Trade, Noosa Shire Council area: 11.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Noosa Shire Council area: 12.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Noosa Shire Council area: 3.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Noosa Shire Council area: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Noosa Shire Council area: 2.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Noosa Shire Council area: 3.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Noosa Shire Council area: 6.1% Administrative and Support Services, Noosa Shire Council area: 4.5% Public Administration and Safety, Noosa Shire Council area: 3.7% Education and Training, Noosa Shire Council area: 8.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Noosa Shire Council area: 13.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Noosa Shire Council area: 1.8% Other Services, Noosa Shire Council area: 4.1% Industry not classified, Noosa Shire Council area: 4.8%
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, Noosa Shire Council area: +12 Mining, Noosa Shire Council area: -37 Manufacturing, Noosa Shire Council area: -309 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Noosa Shire Council area: +4 Construction, Noosa Shire Council area: +177 Wholesale Trade, Noosa Shire Council area: -135 Retail Trade, Noosa Shire Council area: -184 Accommodation and Food Services, Noosa Shire Council area: +115 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Noosa Shire Council area: +46 Information Media and Telecommunications, Noosa Shire Council area: -46 Financial and Insurance Services, Noosa Shire Council area: +10 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Noosa Shire Council area: +76 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Noosa Shire Council area: -28 Administrative and Support Services, Noosa Shire Council area: +158 Public Administration and Safety, Noosa Shire Council area: +2 Education and Training, Noosa Shire Council area: +303 Health Care and Social Assistance, Noosa Shire Council area: +333 Arts and Recreation Services, Noosa Shire Council area: +104 Other Services, Noosa Shire Council area: +150 Industry not classified, Noosa Shire Council area: +506
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 Noosa Shire Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (2,876 people or 13.1%)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (2,689 people or 12.2%)
  • Retail Trade (2,552 people or 11.6%)

In combination these three industries employed 8,117 people in total or 36.9% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Regional QLD employed 12.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 8.2% in Accommodation and Food Services; and 10.3% in Retail Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Accommodation and Food Services (12.2% compared to 8.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1.6% compared to 4.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Public Administration and Safety (3.7% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Mining (1.3% compared to 3.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Industry not classified (+506 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+333 resident workforce)
  • Manufacturing (-309 resident workforce)
  • Education and Training (+303 resident workforce)

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