Alyangula

Alyangula is located on Groote Eylandt, about 50 kilometres from the Northern Territory mainland in the Gulf of Carpentaria.

It has a population of 989 residents.

2017 jobs profile excluding GEMCO

Snapshot

Key highlights

This 2017 jobs profile was developed based on responses from 26 businesses operating within the Alyangula town boundary not incorporating the key employer South 32, Groote Eylandt Mining Company (GEMCO) with 874 filled jobs.

The 2017 profile highlights:

  • there were 194 filled jobs, of which:
    • 39 jobs (20%) were filled by Aboriginal peoples
    • 155 jobs (80%) were filled by non-Aboriginal peoples
    • 72% of employed Aboriginal peoples are working in the private sector
    • Aboriginal females made up 46% of total Aboriginal filled jobs
  • there were 19 vacant jobs, of which:
    • job vacancies as a percentage of jobs is 9%
    • job vacancies equate to one in 11 jobs
    • seven of the vacancies were in professional areas.
  • Public administration and safety was the largest industry employer in 2017.
  • Transport and storage had the highest student numbers training activity in 2017.

Read the full 2017 job profile report for Alyangula.

Alyangula job profile excluding GEMCO PDF (1.5 MB)
Alyangula job profile excluding GEMCODOCX (922.5 KB).

2017 jobs profile including GEMCO

Snapshot

Key highlights

The 2017 jobs profile was developed based on responses from 27 businesses operating within the Alyangula town boundary that incorporated the key employer South 32, Groote Eylandt Mining Company (GEMCO) with 874 filled jobs.

The 2017 profile highlights:

  • there were 1068 filled jobs, of which:
    • 78 jobs (7%) were filled by Aboriginal peoples
    • 990 jobs (93%) were filled by non-Aboriginal peoples
  • there were 136 vacant jobs, of which:
    • job vacancies as a percentage of jobs is 11%
    • job vacancies equate to one in nine jobs.

    Note: Of the 1204 filled and vacant jobs South 32, GEMCO represented 991 jobs across Groote Eylandt.

  • excluding South 32, there were a total of 213 filled and vacant jobs  where:
    • 194 (91%) were filled jobs of which:
      • 39 filled jobs (20%) were filled by Aboriginal peoples
      • 155 jobs (80%) were filled by non-Aboriginal peoples
    • 19 jobs (9%) were vacant.

Read the full 2017 job profile report for Alyangula.

Alyangula job profile including Gemco PDF (1.4 MB)
Alyangula job profile including GemcoDOCX (1.1 MB).

Workforce planning

The community workplace planning guide PDF (2.3 MB) consists of tools and resources to assist service providers to overcome workforce challenges in remote Aboriginal communities. Find out more about remote community workforce plans.

For more information phone 08 8999 7758 or email spar.dtbi@nt.gov.au.

Last updated: 26 February 2019

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