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Noosa Shire Council area

Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of the 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 the Noosa Shire Council area residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the 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 the 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.

Data source

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 - Persons 20162011Change
Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. QueenslandNumber%. Queensland2011 - 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3431.62.83311.62.6+12
Mining2801.32.33171.52.4-37
Manufacturing8804.06.01,1895.77.9-309
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1570.71.11530.71.1+4
Construction2,35110.79.02,17410.58.5+177
Wholesale Trade4792.22.66143.03.4-135
Retail Trade2,55211.69.92,73613.210.0-184
Accommodation and Food Services2,68912.27.32,57412.46.5+115
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7133.25.16673.24.9+46
Information Media and Telecommunications2191.01.22651.31.2-46
Financial and Insurance Services4542.12.54442.12.5+10
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services6683.02.05922.91.7+76
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,3346.16.31,3626.66.1-28
Administrative and Support Services9994.53.58414.13.0+158
Public Administration and Safety8113.76.68093.96.3+2
Education and Training1,8338.39.01,5307.47.4+303
Health Care and Social Assistance2,87613.113.02,54312.311.2+333
Arts and Recreation Services4051.81.63011.51.3+104
Other Services9024.13.97523.63.6+150
Industry not classified1,0574.84.35512.72.2+506
Total Persons22,002100.0100.020,745100.0100.0+1,257

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 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, Queensland employed 13.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 7.3% in Accommodation and Food Services and 9.9% in Retail Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Accommodation and Food Services (12.2% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Public Administration and Safety (3.7% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (4.0% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (3.2% compared to 5.1%)

Emerging groups

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