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Mid North Region

Resident workers - Industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs more of Mid North Region’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 Mid North Region residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Mid North Region, 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 Mid North Region 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
Mid North Region 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Regional SA%Number%Regional SA%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,95122.614.62,02022.914.3-69
Mining1311.52.81391.63.0-8
Manufacturing88110.29.490810.311.2-27
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1001.21.11011.11.2-1
Construction5105.97.05436.27.1-33
Wholesale Trade2492.92.62863.23.0-37
Retail Trade7318.510.47888.910.8-57
Accommodation and Food Services5376.26.75596.36.8-22
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3974.64.13824.34.3+15
Information Media and Telecommunications390.50.6660.70.7-27
Financial and Insurance Services1061.21.31131.31.4-7
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services550.61.0550.61.00
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2302.72.62092.42.4+21
Administrative and Support Services2372.73.32302.63.1+7
Public Administration and Safety3153.65.03463.94.8-31
Education and Training6197.27.66337.27.0-14
Health Care and Social Assistance90210.512.193310.611.5-31
Arts and Recreation Services460.50.8330.40.8+13
Other Services2893.33.62963.43.6-7
Industry not classified3063.53.41651.92.0+141

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, Mid North Region: 22.6% Mining, Mid North Region: 1.5% Manufacturing, Mid North Region: 10.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Mid North Region: 1.2% Construction, Mid North Region: 5.9% Wholesale Trade, Mid North Region: 2.9% Retail Trade, Mid North Region: 8.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Mid North Region: 6.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Mid North Region: 4.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Mid North Region: 0.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Mid North Region: 1.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Mid North Region: 0.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Mid North Region: 2.7% Administrative and Support Services, Mid North Region: 2.7% Public Administration and Safety, Mid North Region: 3.6% Education and Training, Mid North Region: 7.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Mid North Region: 10.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Mid North Region: 0.5% Other Services, Mid North Region: 3.3% Industry not classified, Mid North Region: 3.5%
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, Mid North Region: -69 Mining, Mid North Region: -8 Manufacturing, Mid North Region: -27 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Mid North Region: -1 Construction, Mid North Region: -33 Wholesale Trade, Mid North Region: -37 Retail Trade, Mid North Region: -57 Accommodation and Food Services, Mid North Region: -22 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Mid North Region: +15 Information Media and Telecommunications, Mid North Region: -27 Financial and Insurance Services, Mid North Region: -7 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Mid North Region: 0 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Mid North Region: +21 Administrative and Support Services, Mid North Region: +7 Public Administration and Safety, Mid North Region: -31 Education and Training, Mid North Region: -14 Health Care and Social Assistance, Mid North Region: -31 Arts and Recreation Services, Mid North Region: +13 Other Services, Mid North Region: -7 Industry not classified, Mid North Region: +141
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 Mid North Region in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1,951 people or 22.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (902 people or 10.5%)
  • Manufacturing (881 people or 10.2%)

In combination these three industries employed 3,734 people in total or 43.3% 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 9.4% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of Mid North Region and Regional SA were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (22.6% compared to 14.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Retail Trade (8.5% compared to 10.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (10.5% compared to 12.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Public Administration and Safety (3.6% compared to 5.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in Mid North Region were for those employed in:

  • Industry not classified (+141 resident workforce)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-69 resident workforce)
  • Retail Trade (-57 resident workforce)

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