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Barunga West Council

Resident workers - Industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs more of Barunga West Council’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 Barunga West Council residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Barunga West Council, 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 Barunga West Council 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
Barunga West Council 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Regional SA%Number%Regional SA%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing29032.614.629932.314.3-9
Mining121.32.8202.23.0-8
Manufacturing384.39.4475.111.2-9
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services101.11.1192.01.2-9
Construction536.07.0404.37.1+13
Wholesale Trade242.72.6202.23.0+4
Retail Trade525.810.4828.810.8-30
Accommodation and Food Services556.26.7677.26.8-12
Transport, Postal and Warehousing323.64.1333.64.3-1
Information Media and Telecommunications30.30.650.50.7-2
Financial and Insurance Services80.91.300.01.4+8
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services40.41.060.61.0-2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services182.02.6161.72.4+2
Administrative and Support Services141.63.380.93.1+6
Public Administration and Safety212.45.0394.24.8-18
Education and Training707.97.6717.77.0-1
Health Care and Social Assistance13815.512.112513.511.5+13
Arts and Recreation Services00.00.800.00.80
Other Services232.63.6131.43.6+10
Industry not classified252.83.4171.82.0+8

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, Barunga West Council: 32.6% Mining, Barunga West Council: 1.3% Manufacturing, Barunga West Council: 4.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Barunga West Council: 1.1% Construction, Barunga West Council: 6.0% Wholesale Trade, Barunga West Council: 2.7% Retail Trade, Barunga West Council: 5.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Barunga West Council: 6.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Barunga West Council: 3.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Barunga West Council: 0.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Barunga West Council: 0.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Barunga West Council: 0.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Barunga West Council: 2.0% Administrative and Support Services, Barunga West Council: 1.6% Public Administration and Safety, Barunga West Council: 2.4% Education and Training, Barunga West Council: 7.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Barunga West Council: 15.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Barunga West Council: 0.0% Other Services, Barunga West Council: 2.6% Industry not classified, Barunga West Council: 2.8%
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, Barunga West Council: -9 Mining, Barunga West Council: -8 Manufacturing, Barunga West Council: -9 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Barunga West Council: -9 Construction, Barunga West Council: +13 Wholesale Trade, Barunga West Council: +4 Retail Trade, Barunga West Council: -30 Accommodation and Food Services, Barunga West Council: -12 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Barunga West Council: -1 Information Media and Telecommunications, Barunga West Council: -2 Financial and Insurance Services, Barunga West Council: +8 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Barunga West Council: -2 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Barunga West Council: +2 Administrative and Support Services, Barunga West Council: +6 Public Administration and Safety, Barunga West Council: -18 Education and Training, Barunga West Council: -1 Health Care and Social Assistance, Barunga West Council: +13 Arts and Recreation Services, Barunga West Council: 0 Other Services, Barunga West Council: +10 Industry not classified, Barunga West Council: +8
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 Barunga West Council in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (290 people or 32.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (138 people or 15.5%)
  • Education and Training (70 people or 7.9%)

In combination these three industries employed 498 people in total or 56.0% 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 7.6% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of Barunga West Council and Regional SA were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (32.6% compared to 14.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (15.5% compared to 12.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (4.3% compared to 9.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Retail Trade (5.8% compared to 10.4%)

Emerging groups

There were no major changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in Barunga West Council.

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