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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for the Balonne Shire in 2014/15 was 1.01, meaning that there were more jobs than resident workers. Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services had the highest ratio (1.42), while the lowest ratio was found in Mining (0.86).

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 Shire2014/152009/10
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing7898230.961,1761,1681.01
Mining16190.869150.64
Manufacturing1501630.9278960.82
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services30211.4228281.01
Construction1301051.241471291.14
Wholesale Trade1191350.88821030.80
Retail Trade1711431.201781321.34
Accommodation and Food Services94921.02101891.13
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1842000.9297961.01
Information Media and Telecommunications9100.917120.59
Financial and Insurance Services38420.9123191.23
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services28290.9514140.97
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services36321.1336351.03
Administrative and Support Services43440.9851520.97
Public Administration and Safety3023190.951231270.97
Education and Training1711511.132822811.00
Health Care and Social Assistance1851371.351781541.16
Arts and Recreation Services661.01440.96
Other Services89910.9766461.43

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 2014/15
Employment capacity by industry 2014/15 Other Services, Employed residents: 91 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 6 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 137 Education and Training, Employed residents: 151 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 319 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 44 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 32 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 29 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 42 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 10 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 200 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 92 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 143 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 135 Construction, Employed residents: 105 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 21 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 163 Mining, Employed residents: 19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 823 Other Services, Local jobs: 89 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 6 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 185 Education and Training, Local jobs: 171 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 302 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 43 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 36 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 28 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 38 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 9 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 184 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 94 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 171 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 119 Construction, Local jobs: 130 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 30 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 150 Mining, Local jobs: 16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 789
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 2014/15 and 2009/10
Employment capacity by industry 2014/15 and  2009/10 Other Services, 2009/10: 1.43 Arts and Recreation Services, 2009/10: 0.96 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2009/10: 1.16 Education and Training, 2009/10: 1.00 Public Administration and Safety, 2009/10: 0.97 Administrative and Support Services, 2009/10: 0.97 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2009/10: 1.03 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2009/10: 0.97 Financial and Insurance Services, 2009/10: 1.23 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2009/10: 0.59 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2009/10: 1.01 Accommodation and Food Services, 2009/10: 1.13 Retail Trade, 2009/10: 1.34 Wholesale Trade, 2009/10: 0.80 Construction, 2009/10: 1.14 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2009/10: 1.01 Manufacturing, 2009/10: 0.82 Mining, 2009/10: 0.64 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2009/10: 1.01 Other Services, 2014/15: 0.97 Arts and Recreation Services, 2014/15: 1.01 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2014/15: 1.35 Education and Training, 2014/15: 1.13 Public Administration and Safety, 2014/15: 0.95 Administrative and Support Services, 2014/15: 0.98 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2014/15: 1.13 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2014/15: 0.95 Financial and Insurance Services, 2014/15: 0.91 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2014/15: 0.91 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2014/15: 0.92 Accommodation and Food Services, 2014/15: 1.02 Retail Trade, 2014/15: 1.20 Wholesale Trade, 2014/15: 0.88 Construction, 2014/15: 1.24 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2014/15: 1.42 Manufacturing, 2014/15: 0.92 Mining, 2014/15: 0.86 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2014/15: 0.96
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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