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Regional Council of Goyder

Resident workers - Industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs more of Regional Council of Goyder’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 Regional Council of Goyder residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in Regional Council of Goyder, 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 Regional Council of Goyder 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
Regional Council of Goyder 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Regional SA%Number%Regional SA%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing55032.514.655431.414.3-4
Mining211.22.8311.83.0-10
Manufacturing1478.79.417710.011.2-30
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services181.11.1110.61.2+7
Construction915.47.0814.67.1+10
Wholesale Trade311.82.6251.43.0+6
Retail Trade1317.710.41689.510.8-37
Accommodation and Food Services1005.96.71076.16.8-7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing684.04.1683.94.30
Information Media and Telecommunications30.20.6100.60.7-7
Financial and Insurance Services120.71.3130.71.4-1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services80.51.0110.61.0-3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services422.52.6311.82.4+11
Administrative and Support Services362.13.3533.03.1-17
Public Administration and Safety553.25.0613.54.8-6
Education and Training985.87.61025.87.0-4
Health Care and Social Assistance1549.112.11669.411.5-12
Arts and Recreation Services80.50.800.00.8+8
Other Services482.83.6623.53.6-14
Industry not classified724.33.4321.82.0+40

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, Regional Council of Goyder: 32.5% Mining, Regional Council of Goyder: 1.2% Manufacturing, Regional Council of Goyder: 8.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional Council of Goyder: 1.1% Construction, Regional Council of Goyder: 5.4% Wholesale Trade, Regional Council of Goyder: 1.8% Retail Trade, Regional Council of Goyder: 7.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional Council of Goyder: 5.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional Council of Goyder: 4.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional Council of Goyder: 0.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional Council of Goyder: 0.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional Council of Goyder: 0.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional Council of Goyder: 2.5% Administrative and Support Services, Regional Council of Goyder: 2.1% Public Administration and Safety, Regional Council of Goyder: 3.2% Education and Training, Regional Council of Goyder: 5.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional Council of Goyder: 9.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional Council of Goyder: 0.5% Other Services, Regional Council of Goyder: 2.8% Industry not classified, Regional Council of Goyder: 4.3%
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, Regional Council of Goyder: -4 Mining, Regional Council of Goyder: -10 Manufacturing, Regional Council of Goyder: -30 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional Council of Goyder: +7 Construction, Regional Council of Goyder: +10 Wholesale Trade, Regional Council of Goyder: +6 Retail Trade, Regional Council of Goyder: -37 Accommodation and Food Services, Regional Council of Goyder: -7 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional Council of Goyder: 0 Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional Council of Goyder: -7 Financial and Insurance Services, Regional Council of Goyder: -1 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional Council of Goyder: -3 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional Council of Goyder: +11 Administrative and Support Services, Regional Council of Goyder: -17 Public Administration and Safety, Regional Council of Goyder: -6 Education and Training, Regional Council of Goyder: -4 Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional Council of Goyder: -12 Arts and Recreation Services, Regional Council of Goyder: +8 Other Services, Regional Council of Goyder: -14 Industry not classified, Regional Council of Goyder: +40
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 Regional Council of Goyder in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (550 people or 32.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (154 people or 9.1%)
  • Manufacturing (147 people or 8.7%)

In combination these three industries employed 851 people in total or 50.3% 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 Regional Council of Goyder and Regional SA were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (32.5% compared to 14.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (9.1% compared to 12.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Retail Trade (7.7% compared to 10.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Education and Training (5.8% compared to 7.6%)

Emerging groups

There were no major changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in Regional Council of Goyder.

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