Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs more of Clare & Gilbert Valleys 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 Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Clare & Gilbert Valleys 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 Clare & Gilbert Valleys 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
|Resident workers industry of employment|
|Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council - Persons||2016||2011||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||South Australia||Number||%||South Australia||2011 - 2016|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||708||17.1||4.0||753||17.2||3.7||-45|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||57||1.4||1.2||63||1.4||1.3||-6|
|Accommodation and Food Services||305||7.3||6.7||305||7.0||5.9||--|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||148||3.6||4.1||150||3.4||3.9||-2|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||26||0.6||1.3||35||0.8||1.4||-9|
|Financial and Insurance Services||67||1.6||2.7||71||1.6||2.8||-4|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||32||0.8||1.3||39||0.9||1.2||-7|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||143||3.4||5.6||129||3.0||5.2||+14|
|Administrative and Support Services||128||3.1||3.6||115||2.6||3.2||+13|
|Public Administration and Safety||137||3.3||7.1||159||3.6||6.7||-22|
|Education and Training||306||7.4||8.6||319||7.3||7.5||-13|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||473||11.4||14.8||477||10.9||12.8||-4|
|Arts and Recreation Services||21||0.5||1.4||13||0.3||1.2||+8|
|Industry not classified||142||3.4||3.3||71||1.6||1.8||+71|
Analysis of the jobs held by the resident workforce in Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (708 people or 17.1%)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (473 people or 11.4%)
- Manufacturing (438 people or 10.6%)
In combination these three industries employed 1,619 people in total or 39.0% of the total resident workforce.
In comparison, South Australia employed 4.0% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 14.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 8.0% in Manufacturing.
The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council and South Australia were:
- A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (17.1% compared to 4.0%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Public Administration and Safety (3.3% compared to 7.1%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (11.4% compared to 14.8%)
- A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (10.6% compared to 8.0%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council were for those employed in:
- Industry not classified (+71 resident workforce)
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-45 resident workforce)
- Manufacturing (-37 resident workforce)
- Public Administration and Safety (-22 resident workforce)