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Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council

Resident workers - Industry

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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers industry of employment
Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council - Persons 20162011Change
Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. South AustraliaNumber%. South Australia2011 - 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing70817.14.075317.23.7-45
Mining721.71.2751.71.2-3
Manufacturing43810.68.047510.99.9-37
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services571.41.2631.41.3-6
Construction2907.07.63036.97.1-13
Wholesale Trade1082.62.81212.83.3-13
Retail Trade3859.310.73939.010.6-8
Accommodation and Food Services3057.36.73057.05.9--
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1483.64.11503.43.9-2
Information Media and Telecommunications260.61.3350.81.4-9
Financial and Insurance Services671.62.7711.62.8-4
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services320.81.3390.91.2-7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1433.45.61293.05.2+14
Administrative and Support Services1283.13.61152.63.2+13
Public Administration and Safety1373.37.11593.66.7-22
Education and Training3067.48.63197.37.5-13
Health Care and Social Assistance47311.414.847710.912.8-4
Arts and Recreation Services210.51.4130.31.2+8
Other Services1613.93.91543.53.7+7
Industry not classified1423.43.3711.61.8+71
Total Persons4,147100.0100.04,220100.0100.0-73

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 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%)

Emerging groups

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)

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