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Employment self-containment - Industry

In 2016, 26.9% of Willoughby City’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 Willoughby City 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, Willoughby 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-containment by industry
Willoughby City20162011Change
IndustryTotal resident workersResident workers employed in Willoughby City% resident workers employed in Willoughby CityTotal resident workersResident workers employed in Willoughby City% resident workers employed in Willoughby City2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing702434.3391846.2-11.9%
Mining911819.8911415.4+4.4%
Manufacturing1,13225922.91,40931822.6+0.3%
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1652313.91581811.4+2.5%
Construction1,46643529.71,09138735.5-5.8%
Wholesale Trade1,38936526.31,85546625.1+1.2%
Retail Trade2,7291,15942.52,4291,06343.8-1.3%
Accommodation and Food Services2,31577933.71,98167334.0-0.3%
Transport, Postal and Warehousing91822224.282616419.9+4.3%
Information Media and Telecommunications1,74049128.21,73144325.6+2.6%
Financial and Insurance Services4,11942310.33,9233869.8+0.4%
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,02833532.676728437.0-4.4%
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6,5441,50523.06,2271,43923.1-0.1%
Administrative and Support Services1,27235327.81,07832530.1-2.4%
Public Administration and Safety1,31622216.91,21219215.8+1.0%
Education and Training2,78367124.12,30048821.2+2.9%
Health Care and Social Assistance3,8541,35435.13,3911,25837.1-2.0%
Arts and Recreation Services55418232.948416734.5-1.7%
Other Services98842142.691035839.3+3.3%
Industry not classified1,57453634.179028135.6-1.5%

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: 42.6% Arts and Recreation Services, % of industry self-containment: 32.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, % of industry self-containment: 35.1% Education and Training, % of industry self-containment: 24.1% Public Administration and Safety, % of industry self-containment: 16.9% Administrative and Support Services, % of industry self-containment: 27.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, % of industry self-containment: 23.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, % of industry self-containment: 32.6% Financial and Insurance Services, % of industry self-containment: 10.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, % of industry self-containment: 28.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, % of industry self-containment: 24.2% Accommodation and Food Services, % of industry self-containment: 33.7% Retail Trade, % of industry self-containment: 42.5% Wholesale Trade, % of industry self-containment: 26.3% Construction, % of industry self-containment: 29.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, % of industry self-containment: 13.9% Manufacturing, % of industry self-containment: 22.9% Mining, % of industry self-containment: 19.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, % of industry self-containment: 34.3% Other Services, Resident workers employed locally: 421 Arts and Recreation Services, Resident workers employed locally: 182 Health Care and Social Assistance, Resident workers employed locally: 1,354 Education and Training, Resident workers employed locally: 671 Public Administration and Safety, Resident workers employed locally: 222 Administrative and Support Services, Resident workers employed locally: 353 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Resident workers employed locally: 1,505 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Resident workers employed locally: 335 Financial and Insurance Services, Resident workers employed locally: 423 Information Media and Telecommunications, Resident workers employed locally: 491 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Resident workers employed locally: 222 Accommodation and Food Services, Resident workers employed locally: 779 Retail Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 1,159 Wholesale Trade, Resident workers employed locally: 365 Construction, Resident workers employed locally: 435 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Resident workers employed locally: 23 Manufacturing, Resident workers employed locally: 259 Mining, Resident workers employed locally: 18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Resident workers employed locally: 24 Other Services, Total resident workers: 988 Arts and Recreation Services, Total resident workers: 554 Health Care and Social Assistance, Total resident workers: 3,854 Education and Training, Total resident workers: 2,783 Public Administration and Safety, Total resident workers: 1,316 Administrative and Support Services, Total resident workers: 1,272 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Total resident workers: 6,544 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Total resident workers: 1,028 Financial and Insurance Services, Total resident workers: 4,119 Information Media and Telecommunications, Total resident workers: 1,740 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Total resident workers: 918 Accommodation and Food Services, Total resident workers: 2,315 Retail Trade, Total resident workers: 2,729 Wholesale Trade, Total resident workers: 1,389 Construction, Total resident workers: 1,466 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Total resident workers: 165 Manufacturing, Total resident workers: 1,132 Mining, Total resident workers: 91 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Total resident workers: 70
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, Willoughby City: +3.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Willoughby City: -1.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Willoughby City: -2.0% Education and Training, Willoughby City: +2.9% Public Administration and Safety, Willoughby City: +1.0% Administrative and Support Services, Willoughby City: -2.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Willoughby City: -0.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Willoughby City: -4.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Willoughby City: +0.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Willoughby City: +2.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Willoughby City: +4.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Willoughby City: -0.3% Retail Trade, Willoughby City: -1.3% Wholesale Trade, Willoughby City: +1.2% Construction, Willoughby City: -5.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Willoughby City: +2.5% Manufacturing, Willoughby City: +0.3% Mining, Willoughby City: +4.4% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Willoughby City: -11.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016.
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