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Employment self-containment - Industry

In 2016, 79.4% of Tablelands’s resident workers were employed locally.

Self-containment measures the proportion of resident workers who are employed within the boundaries of the Local Government Area or region. It indicates the propensity of residents to seek employment outside the Local Government Area or region in which they live.

Self containment is likely to be higher for regional areas and, 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-containment data should be viewed in conjunction with detailed Residents place of work data to see where resident workers are accessing employment, along with Jobs to workers ratio data which provides the theoretical number of jobs which could be provided to residents of Tablelands in the local area, and is updated annually. 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, Tablelands 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-containment by industry
Tablelands20162011Change
IndustryTotal resident workersResident workers employed in Tablelands% resident workers employed in TablelandsTotal resident workersResident workers employed in Tablelands% resident workers employed in Tablelands2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,2611,14891.01,03797193.6-2.6%
Mining2435221.436917146.3-25.0%
Manufacturing41032579.356345881.3-2.1%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services968184.41068580.2+4.2%
Construction76946460.367255582.6-22.3%
Wholesale Trade14911778.520718287.9-9.4%
Retail Trade1,04796892.51,1631,09293.9-1.4%
Accommodation and Food Services60855991.961057794.6-2.7%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing32921565.332125679.8-14.4%
Information Media and Telecommunications605083.3615590.2-6.8%
Financial and Insurance Services11410087.711310592.9-5.2%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services12511592.01059388.6+3.4%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services36029782.538635391.5-9.0%
Administrative and Support Services25818571.715714189.8-18.1%
Public Administration and Safety55536665.959740567.8-1.9%
Education and Training94480985.784174288.2-2.5%
Health Care and Social Assistance1,2421,05184.61,08896989.1-4.4%
Arts and Recreation Services12110586.8938389.2-2.5%
Other Services34328984.333029890.3-6.1%
Industry not classified40032280.523522194.0-13.5%

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-containment by industry 2016
Employment self-containment by industry 2016 Other Services, % of industry self-containment: 84.3% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-containment: 86.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-containment: 84.6% Education and Training, % of industry self-containment: 85.7% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-containment: 65.9% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-containment: 71.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-containment: 82.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-containment: 92.0% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-containment: 87.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-containment: 83.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-containment: 65.3% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-containment: 91.9% Retail Trade, % of industry self-containment: 92.5% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-containment: 78.5% Construction, % of industry self-containment: 60.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-containment: 84.4% Manufacturing, % of industry self-containment: 79.3% Mining, % of industry self-containment: 21.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-containment: 91.0% Other Services, Resident workers employed locally: 289 Arts and Recreation Services, Resident workers employed locally: 105 Health Care and Social Assistance, Resident workers employed locally: 1,051 Education and Training, Resident workers employed locally: 809 Public Administration and Safety, Resident workers employed locally: 366 Administrative and Support Services, Resident workers employed locally: 185 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Resident workers employed locally: 297 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Resident workers employed locally: 115 Financial and Insurance Services, Resident workers employed locally: 100 Information Media and Telecommunications, Resident workers employed locally: 50 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Resident workers employed locally: 215 Accommodation and Food Services, Resident workers employed locally: 559 Retail Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 968 Wholesale Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 117 Construction, Resident workers employed locally: 464 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Resident workers employed locally: 81 Manufacturing, Resident workers employed locally: 325 Mining, Resident workers employed locally: 52 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Resident workers employed locally: 1,148 Other Services, Total resident workers: 343 Arts and Recreation Services, Total resident workers: 121 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total resident workers: 1,242 Education and Training, Total resident workers: 944 Public Administration and Safety, Total resident workers: 555 Administrative and Support Services, Total resident workers: 258 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total resident workers: 360 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total resident workers: 125 Financial and Insurance Services, Total resident workers: 114 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total resident workers: 60 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total resident workers: 329 Accommodation and Food Services, Total resident workers: 608 Retail Trade, Total resident workers: 1,047 Wholesale Trade, Total resident workers: 149 Construction, Total resident workers: 769 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total resident workers: 96 Manufacturing, Total resident workers: 410 Mining, Total resident workers: 243 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total resident workers: 1,261
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016.
Change in self-containment percentage by industry, 2011 to 2016
Change in self-containment percentage by industry, 2011 to 2016 Other Services, Tablelands: -6.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Tablelands: -2.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Tablelands: -4.4% Education and Training, Tablelands: -2.5% Public Administration and Safety, Tablelands: -1.9% Administrative and Support Services, Tablelands: -18.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Tablelands: -9.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Tablelands: +3.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Tablelands: -5.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Tablelands: -6.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Tablelands: -14.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Tablelands: -2.7% Retail Trade, Tablelands: -1.4% Wholesale Trade, Tablelands: -9.4% Construction, Tablelands: -22.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Tablelands: +4.2% Manufacturing, Tablelands: -2.1% Mining, Tablelands: -25.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Tablelands: -2.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016.
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