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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for the Armidale Regional Council in 2015/16 was 0.98, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Other Services had the highest ratio (1.15), while the lowest ratio was found in Mining (0.55).

A goal of economic development is often to maximise the employment opportunities locally, leading to a more socially and environmentally sustainable community.

Employment capacity is a simple way of looking at whether the Armidale Regional Council could theoretically provide jobs for all its residents if they were to choose to work locally.

Employment capacity is simply the number of local jobs in an industry, divided by the number of local residents employed (anywhere) in that industry. A figure over 1.0 means there are more jobs available than residents employed in that industry. Under 1.0 means there are more residents employed than jobs available in that sector.

This is a theoretical exercise as, even if there are enough jobs provided locally, there will always be some people who choose to commute out of the area.

Employment capacity data should be viewed in conjunction with Self-containment and Residents place of work data, which provides detail about the actual proportion of residents working locally, and Gross Regional Product and Worker productivity data which shows the economic contribution of residents and workers.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Employment capacity by industry
Armidale Regional Council2015/162010/11
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing6338420.756947960.87
Mining30540.5534510.66
Manufacturing3333301.013413520.97
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1101011.09111981.13
Construction7536971.089709211.05
Wholesale Trade2802960.952992891.04
Retail Trade1,3551,4500.931,4991,4001.07
Accommodation and Food Services9579990.961,0249641.06
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2492610.952602541.02
Information Media and Telecommunications1211230.981341241.08
Financial and Insurance Services2933070.953093001.03
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1411500.941461441.01
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6377380.867177191.00
Administrative and Support Services2912761.052992651.13
Public Administration and Safety6326750.946876591.04
Education and Training2,6312,4931.062,6922,4331.11
Health Care and Social Assistance1,5201,4441.051,5461,3791.12
Arts and Recreation Services1421470.961461431.02
Other Services5104451.154964301.15

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

Employment capacity by industry 2015/16
Employment capacity by industry 2015/16 Other Services, Employed residents: 445 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 147 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 1,444 Education and Training, Employed residents: 2,493 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 675 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 276 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 738 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 150 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 307 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 123 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 261 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 999 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 1,450 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 296 Construction, Employed residents: 697 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 101 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 330 Mining, Employed residents: 54 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 842 Other Services, Local jobs: 510 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 142 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 1,520 Education and Training, Local jobs: 2,631 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 632 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 291 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 637 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 141 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 293 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 121 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 249 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 957 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 1,355 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 280 Construction, Local jobs: 753 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 110 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 333 Mining, Local jobs: 30 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 633
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment capacity by industry 2015/16 and 2010/11
Employment capacity by industry 2015/16 and  2010/11 Other Services, 2010/11: 1.15 Arts and Recreation Services, 2010/11: 1.02 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2010/11: 1.12 Education and Training, 2010/11: 1.11 Public Administration and Safety, 2010/11: 1.04 Administrative and Support Services, 2010/11: 1.13 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2010/11: 1.00 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2010/11: 1.01 Financial and Insurance Services, 2010/11: 1.03 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2010/11: 1.08 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2010/11: 1.02 Accommodation and Food Services, 2010/11: 1.06 Retail Trade, 2010/11: 1.07 Wholesale Trade, 2010/11: 1.04 Construction, 2010/11: 1.05 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2010/11: 1.13 Manufacturing, 2010/11: 0.97 Mining, 2010/11: 0.66 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2010/11: 0.87 Other Services, 2015/16: 1.15 Arts and Recreation Services, 2015/16: 0.96 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2015/16: 1.05 Education and Training, 2015/16: 1.06 Public Administration and Safety, 2015/16: 0.94 Administrative and Support Services, 2015/16: 1.05 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2015/16: 0.86 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2015/16: 0.94 Financial and Insurance Services, 2015/16: 0.95 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2015/16: 0.98 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2015/16: 0.95 Accommodation and Food Services, 2015/16: 0.96 Retail Trade, 2015/16: 0.93 Wholesale Trade, 2015/16: 0.95 Construction, 2015/16: 1.08 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2015/16: 1.09 Manufacturing, 2015/16: 1.01 Mining, 2015/16: 0.55 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2015/16: 0.75
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
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