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Southern Flinders Region

Employment self-sufficiency - Industry

“In 2016, 93.7% of Southern Flinders Region’s local workers were residents.

Self-sufficiency measures the proportion of local workers in the local area who also live in the Local Government Area or region. It indicates the level at which the resident workers meet the labour requirements of the local industries or businesses.

Self-sufficiency is likely to be higher for regional areas, lower in metropolitan areas and is influenced by:

  • The nature of employment opportunities versus the skills and qualifications of residents;
  • Transport options available and commuting times;
  • Relationship between wages and salaries and house prices in the area; and
  • The geographic size of the area.

Employment self-sufficiency data should be viewed in conjunction with detailed Workers place of residence data to see how far workers are travelling to access employment in the area, as well as Worker productivity and Local workers income and Local workers hours worked data to look at the value of local workers contributions. The Resident workers section will provide the characteristics of resident workers.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, Southern Flinders Region in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

Employment self-sufficiency by industry
Southern Flinders Region20162011Change
IndustryTotal local workersLocal workers residing in Southern Flinders Region% industry self- sufficiencyTotal local workersLocal workers residing in RDA Yorke and Mid North Region% industry self- sufficiency2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,2761,23396.61,2611,21996.70%
Mining484287.53939100.0-12.5%
Manufacturing1,1461,07293.51,1691,14698.0-4.5%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services15413487.014413593.8-6.7%
Construction58249785.450248696.8-11.4%
Wholesale Trade219219100.025425198.8+1.2%
Retail Trade1,1281,11498.81,2551,24399.0-0.3%
Accommodation and Food Services64862796.864764098.9-2.2%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing27526395.633032498.2-2.6%
Information Media and Telecommunications4545100.0696695.7+4.4%
Financial and Insurance Services112112100.0132132100.00%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5454100.06666100.00%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services17316796.5154154100.0-3.5%
Administrative and Support Services18117898.3204204100.0-1.7%
Public Administration and Safety50447393.850747894.3-0.4%
Education and Training90286295.686582795.60%
Health Care and Social Assistance1,5851,54297.31,4961,44396.5+0.8%
Arts and Recreation Services514894.13030100.0-5.9%
Other Services326326100.034634399.1+0.9%
Industry not classified24223998.817416796.0+2.8%

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Employment self-sufficiency by industry 2016
Employment self-sufficiency by industry 2016 Other Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 100.0% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 94.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-sufficiency: 97.3% Education and Training, % of industry self-sufficiency: 95.6% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-sufficiency: 93.8% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 98.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 96.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 100.0% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 100.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-sufficiency: 100.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 95.6% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 96.8% Retail Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 98.8% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 100.0% Construction, % of industry self-sufficiency: 85.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 87.0% Manufacturing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 93.5% Mining, % of industry self-sufficiency: 87.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 96.6% Other Services, Local workers residing locally: 326 Arts and Recreation Services, Local workers residing locally: 48 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local workers residing locally: 1,542 Education and Training, Local workers residing locally: 862 Public Administration and Safety, Local workers residing locally: 473 Administrative and Support Services, Local workers residing locally: 178 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local workers residing locally: 167 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local workers residing locally: 54 Financial and Insurance Services, Local workers residing locally: 112 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local workers residing locally: 45 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local workers residing locally: 263 Accommodation and Food Services, Local workers residing locally: 627 Retail Trade, Local workers residing locally: 1,114 Wholesale Trade, Local workers residing locally: 219 Construction, Local workers residing locally: 497 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local workers residing locally: 134 Manufacturing, Local workers residing locally: 1,072 Mining, Local workers residing locally: 42 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local workers residing locally: 1,233 Other Services, Total local workers: 326 Arts and Recreation Services, Total local workers: 51 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total local workers: 1,585 Education and Training, Total local workers: 902 Public Administration and Safety, Total local workers: 504 Administrative and Support Services, Total local workers: 181 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total local workers: 173 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total local workers: 54 Financial and Insurance Services, Total local workers: 112 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total local workers: 45 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total local workers: 275 Accommodation and Food Services, Total local workers: 648 Retail Trade, Total local workers: 1,128 Wholesale Trade, Total local workers: 219 Construction, Total local workers: 582 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total local workers: 154 Manufacturing, Total local workers: 1,146 Mining, Total local workers: 48 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total local workers: 1,276
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016.
Change in self-sufficiency percentage by industry, 2011 to 2016
Change in self-sufficiency percentage by industry, 2011 to 2016 Other Services, Southern Flinders Region: +0.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Southern Flinders Region: -5.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Southern Flinders Region: +0.8% Education and Training, Southern Flinders Region: 0% Public Administration and Safety, Southern Flinders Region: -0.4% Administrative and Support Services, Southern Flinders Region: -1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Southern Flinders Region: -3.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Southern Flinders Region: 0% Financial and Insurance Services, Southern Flinders Region: 0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Southern Flinders Region: +4.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Southern Flinders Region: -2.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Southern Flinders Region: -2.2% Retail Trade, Southern Flinders Region: -0.3% Wholesale Trade, Southern Flinders Region: +1.2% Construction, Southern Flinders Region: -11.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Southern Flinders Region: -6.7% Manufacturing, Southern Flinders Region: -4.5% Mining, Southern Flinders Region: -12.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Southern Flinders Region: 0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016.
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