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Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council

Employment by industry (Total)

In Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing is the largest employer, generating 835 local jobs in 2018/19.

Employment (total) is the most accurate and up to date measure of the total number of people employed in Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council. The statistics are modelled by NIEIR to correct for the known undercount of jobs recorded in the Census. They estimate the total number of persons employed in an industry sector (full-time and part-time) in Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council regardless of where they live. They are updated annually.

By comparing the number of jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council's economy. This can be done by directly comparing the area to its benchmark, or by using a location quotient to look at the relative size of industries.

Estimated total employment by industry should not be considered as a "Full-Time Equivalent" measure as different industries will have different ratios of part-time and full time employees. Full-time employment by industry statistics are also available.

To see how employment is distributed across the area, see the Employment locations section and to see where people come from to work in these industries, these data should be viewed in conjunction with Workers place of residence by industry data.

More granular sub-categories for each industry sector are available in the Employment by industry (Census) counts. While Census figures undercount employment they do provide a more detailed picture of the specific industries operating in the area.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Please note – Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.
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Employment (total) by industry
Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council2018/192013/14Change
IndustryNumber%. South AustraliaNumber%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing83517.34.092820.44.3-93
Mining551.11.3531.21.7+2
Manufacturing48610.18.556512.49.5-79
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services471.01.4451.01.5+2
Construction3447.18.62275.08.2+117
Wholesale Trade1603.33.11593.53.3+1
Retail Trade51210.611.047210.410.8+40
Accommodation and Food Services3777.86.73617.96.4+16
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1693.54.51453.24.5+24
Information Media and Telecommunications260.51.4541.21.7-28
Financial and Insurance Services1102.32.9932.02.9+17
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services360.71.2441.01.4-8
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1833.85.91443.25.6+38
Administrative and Support Services1713.53.51282.83.5+43
Public Administration and Safety1463.07.31202.67.0+26
Education and Training3226.78.62756.08.3+47
Health Care and Social Assistance61412.714.553611.814.0+78
Arts and Recreation Services310.61.4400.91.5-8
Other Services2004.14.11673.74.0+33
Total industries4,824100.0100.04,555100.0100.0+269

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts. NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. Each release may change previous years’ figures. Learn more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the local workers in Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (835 people or 17.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (614 people or 12.7%)
  • Retail Trade (512 people or 10.6%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 1,961 people in total or 40.7% of the local workers.

In comparison, South Australia employed 4.0% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 14.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 11.0% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by local workers of Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in the field of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (17.3% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in the field of Public Administration and Safety (3.0% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in the field of Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.8% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in the field of Education and Training (6.7% compared to 8.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council increased by increased by 269 between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

  • Construction (+117 local workers)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+78 local workers)
  • Education and Training (+47 local workers)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+43 local workers)

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