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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for the Balonne Shire in 2015/16 was 1.00, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services had the highest ratio (1.55), while the lowest ratio was found in Mining (0.91).

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 Balonne Shire 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.

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Employment capacity by industry
Balonne Shire2015/162010/11
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing8478880.959689041.07
Mining14150.9114160.86
Manufacturing1011060.96951180.80
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services29191.5529221.33
Construction117931.261261071.18
Wholesale Trade1151210.95951180.80
Retail Trade1761880.942052031.01
Accommodation and Food Services1041100.951131160.98
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1301271.031251290.97
Information Media and Telecommunications18181.009180.48
Financial and Insurance Services35351.0032370.87
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services18171.0613190.68
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services49481.0148490.99
Administrative and Support Services55541.0253540.98
Public Administration and Safety1591601.001611640.99
Education and Training1971971.002031971.03
Health Care and Social Assistance2211971.132142001.07
Arts and Recreation Services981.10881.00
Other Services80781.0380810.99

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: 78 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 8 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 197 Education and Training, Employed residents: 197 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 160 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 54 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 48 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 17 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 35 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 18 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 127 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 110 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 188 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 121 Construction, Employed residents: 93 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 19 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 106 Mining, Employed residents: 15 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 888 Other Services, Local jobs: 80 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 9 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 221 Education and Training, Local jobs: 197 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 159 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 55 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 49 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 18 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 35 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 18 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 130 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 104 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 176 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 115 Construction, Local jobs: 117 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 29 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 101 Mining, Local jobs: 14 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 847
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: 0.99 Arts and Recreation Services, 2010/11: 1.00 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2010/11: 1.07 Education and Training, 2010/11: 1.03 Public Administration and Safety, 2010/11: 0.99 Administrative and Support Services, 2010/11: 0.98 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2010/11: 0.99 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2010/11: 0.68 Financial and Insurance Services, 2010/11: 0.87 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2010/11: 0.48 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2010/11: 0.97 Accommodation and Food Services, 2010/11: 0.98 Retail Trade, 2010/11: 1.01 Wholesale Trade, 2010/11: 0.80 Construction, 2010/11: 1.18 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2010/11: 1.33 Manufacturing, 2010/11: 0.80 Mining, 2010/11: 0.86 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2010/11: 1.07 Other Services, 2015/16: 1.03 Arts and Recreation Services, 2015/16: 1.10 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2015/16: 1.13 Education and Training, 2015/16: 1.00 Public Administration and Safety, 2015/16: 1.00 Administrative and Support Services, 2015/16: 1.02 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2015/16: 1.01 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2015/16: 1.06 Financial and Insurance Services, 2015/16: 1.00 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2015/16: 1.00 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2015/16: 1.03 Accommodation and Food Services, 2015/16: 0.95 Retail Trade, 2015/16: 0.94 Wholesale Trade, 2015/16: 0.95 Construction, 2015/16: 1.26 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2015/16: 1.55 Manufacturing, 2015/16: 0.96 Mining, 2015/16: 0.91 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2015/16: 0.95
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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