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Resident workers - Industry

Construction employs more of the Scenic Rim Regional 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 the Scenic Rim Regional Council residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the Scenic Rim Regional 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 the Scenic Rim Regional 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
Scenic Rim Regional Council - Persons 20162011Change
Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. QueenslandNumber%. Queensland2011 - 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,4838.82.81,4398.42.6+44
Mining1741.02.31350.82.4+39
Manufacturing1,1476.86.01,4358.47.9-288
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2111.21.12441.41.1-33
Construction1,82210.89.01,6259.58.5+197
Wholesale Trade4512.72.65963.53.4-145
Retail Trade1,4548.69.91,5459.010.0-91
Accommodation and Food Services1,1636.97.31,1286.66.5+35
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7854.65.17224.24.9+63
Information Media and Telecommunications1550.91.21731.01.2-18
Financial and Insurance Services2441.42.52151.32.5+29
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2781.62.02511.51.7+27
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services7764.66.37244.26.1+52
Administrative and Support Services5563.33.54432.63.0+113
Public Administration and Safety1,0316.16.61,0185.96.3+13
Education and Training1,5869.49.01,3698.07.4+217
Health Care and Social Assistance1,77710.513.01,73610.111.2+41
Arts and Recreation Services3251.91.62761.61.3+49
Other Services6854.03.96733.93.6+12
Industry not classified8364.94.34192.42.2+417
Total Persons16,939100.0100.016,166100.0100.0+773

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 the Scenic Rim Regional Council in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Construction (1,822 people or 10.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,777 people or 10.5%)
  • Education and Training (1,586 people or 9.4%)

In combination these three industries employed 5,185 people in total or 30.6% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, the Queensland workforce in the Scenic Rim Regional Council employed 9.0% in Construction; 13.0% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 9.0% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of the Scenic Rim Regional Council and the Queensland workforce were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (8.8% compared to 2.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (10.5% compared to 13.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Construction (10.8% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.6% compared to 6.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in the Scenic Rim Regional Council were for those employed in:

  • Industry not classified (+417 resident workforce)
  • Manufacturing (-288 resident workforce)
  • Education and Training (+217 resident workforce)
  • Construction (+197 resident workforce)

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