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Employment self-sufficiency - Industry

“In 2016, 88.5% of Wagga Wagga City’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, Wagga Wagga City 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
Wagga Wagga City20162011Change
IndustryTotal local workersLocal workers residing in Wagga Wagga City% industry self- sufficiencyTotal local workersLocal workers residing in Wagga Wagga City% industry self- sufficiency2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,09694586.21,01091590.6-4.4%
Mining232087.0322681.3+5.7%
Manufacturing2,0071,83491.42,1981,98990.5+0.9%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services34231491.832329591.3+0.5%
Construction1,9811,82592.11,7871,61390.3+1.9%
Wholesale Trade78669888.81,09399991.4-2.6%
Retail Trade3,3413,11593.23,4743,27794.3-1.1%
Accommodation and Food Services2,1372,01694.32,1102,00194.8-0.5%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,1731,01386.41,3001,15789.0-2.7%
Information Media and Telecommunications28727294.830529496.4-1.6%
Financial and Insurance Services54349791.563660094.3-2.8%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services35033395.139037295.4-0.2%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,1891,10793.11,0801,01293.7-0.6%
Administrative and Support Services74169293.467961290.1+3.3%
Public Administration and Safety3,5252,77278.63,4362,90984.7-6.0%
Education and Training3,1512,86290.83,1612,91692.2-1.4%
Health Care and Social Assistance4,9624,46389.94,1493,76290.7-0.7%
Arts and Recreation Services25724394.618717794.7-0.1%
Other Services1,1911,10993.11,2041,10892.0+1.1%
Industry not classified99889789.954650191.8-1.9%

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: 93.1% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 94.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-sufficiency: 89.9% Education and Training, % of industry self-sufficiency: 90.8% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-sufficiency: 78.6% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 93.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 93.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 95.1% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 91.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-sufficiency: 94.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 86.4% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 94.3% Retail Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 93.2% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-sufficiency: 88.8% Construction, % of industry self-sufficiency: 92.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-sufficiency: 91.8% Manufacturing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 91.4% Mining, % of industry self-sufficiency: 87.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-sufficiency: 86.2% Other Services, Local workers residing locally: 1,109 Arts and Recreation Services, Local workers residing locally: 243 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local workers residing locally: 4,463 Education and Training, Local workers residing locally: 2,862 Public Administration and Safety, Local workers residing locally: 2,772 Administrative and Support Services, Local workers residing locally: 692 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local workers residing locally: 1,107 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local workers residing locally: 333 Financial and Insurance Services, Local workers residing locally: 497 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local workers residing locally: 272 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local workers residing locally: 1,013 Accommodation and Food Services, Local workers residing locally: 2,016 Retail Trade, Local workers residing locally: 3,115 Wholesale Trade, Local workers residing locally: 698 Construction, Local workers residing locally: 1,825 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local workers residing locally: 314 Manufacturing, Local workers residing locally: 1,834 Mining, Local workers residing locally: 20 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local workers residing locally: 945 Other Services, Total local workers: 1,191 Arts and Recreation Services, Total local workers: 257 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total local workers: 4,962 Education and Training, Total local workers: 3,151 Public Administration and Safety, Total local workers: 3,525 Administrative and Support Services, Total local workers: 741 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total local workers: 1,189 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total local workers: 350 Financial and Insurance Services, Total local workers: 543 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total local workers: 287 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total local workers: 1,173 Accommodation and Food Services, Total local workers: 2,137 Retail Trade, Total local workers: 3,341 Wholesale Trade, Total local workers: 786 Construction, Total local workers: 1,981 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total local workers: 342 Manufacturing, Total local workers: 2,007 Mining, Total local workers: 23 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total local workers: 1,096
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, Wagga Wagga City: +1.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Wagga Wagga City: -0.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Wagga Wagga City: -0.7% Education and Training, Wagga Wagga City: -1.4% Public Administration and Safety, Wagga Wagga City: -6.0% Administrative and Support Services, Wagga Wagga City: +3.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wagga Wagga City: -0.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wagga Wagga City: -0.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Wagga Wagga City: -2.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Wagga Wagga City: -1.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wagga Wagga City: -2.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Wagga Wagga City: -0.5% Retail Trade, Wagga Wagga City: -1.1% Wholesale Trade, Wagga Wagga City: -2.6% Construction, Wagga Wagga City: +1.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wagga Wagga City: +0.5% Manufacturing, Wagga Wagga City: +0.9% Mining, Wagga Wagga City: +5.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Wagga Wagga City: -4.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016.
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