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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for the City of Boroondara in 2015/16 was 0.84, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Transport, Postal and Warehousing had the highest ratio (1.47), while the lowest ratio was found in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (0.11).

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 City of Boroondara 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
City of Boroondara2015/162010/11
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2003060.651192770.43
Mining633000.21612840.22
Manufacturing2,2844,8620.472,6025,1150.51
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services928340.111447820.18
Construction6,3645,0231.275,6214,3271.30
Wholesale Trade2,3604,2190.562,7914,1870.67
Retail Trade9,6068,8301.099,9558,4091.18
Accommodation and Food Services4,6825,7140.824,3245,3110.81
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3,1362,1371.472,8972,0971.38
Information Media and Telecommunications1,4092,7790.511,5332,7300.56
Financial and Insurance Services4,0187,0660.574,3016,9400.62
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,7072,0860.821,7532,0090.87
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services12,14715,1970.8012,53914,6470.86
Administrative and Support Services2,3423,0270.772,4232,9110.83
Public Administration and Safety1,6504,1900.391,9154,0660.47
Education and Training10,6519,7661.0910,4699,2581.13
Health Care and Social Assistance11,29512,9830.8710,62912,1590.87
Arts and Recreation Services1,3332,0180.661,0501,8760.56
Other Services3,4532,4721.403,2772,3541.39

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: 2,472 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 2,018 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 12,983 Education and Training, Employed residents: 9,766 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 4,190 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 3,027 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 15,197 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 2,086 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 7,066 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 2,779 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 2,137 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 5,714 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 8,830 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 4,219 Construction, Employed residents: 5,023 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 834 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 4,862 Mining, Employed residents: 300 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 306 Other Services, Local jobs: 3,453 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 1,333 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 11,295 Education and Training, Local jobs: 10,651 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 1,650 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 2,342 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 12,147 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 1,707 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 4,018 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 1,409 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 3,136 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 4,682 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 9,606 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 2,360 Construction, Local jobs: 6,364 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 92 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 2,284 Mining, Local jobs: 63 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 200
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: 1.39 Arts and Recreation Services, 2010/11: 0.56 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2010/11: 0.87 Education and Training, 2010/11: 1.13 Public Administration and Safety, 2010/11: 0.47 Administrative and Support Services, 2010/11: 0.83 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2010/11: 0.86 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2010/11: 0.87 Financial and Insurance Services, 2010/11: 0.62 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2010/11: 0.56 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2010/11: 1.38 Accommodation and Food Services, 2010/11: 0.81 Retail Trade, 2010/11: 1.18 Wholesale Trade, 2010/11: 0.67 Construction, 2010/11: 1.30 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2010/11: 0.18 Manufacturing, 2010/11: 0.51 Mining, 2010/11: 0.22 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2010/11: 0.43 Other Services, 2015/16: 1.40 Arts and Recreation Services, 2015/16: 0.66 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2015/16: 0.87 Education and Training, 2015/16: 1.09 Public Administration and Safety, 2015/16: 0.39 Administrative and Support Services, 2015/16: 0.77 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2015/16: 0.80 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2015/16: 0.82 Financial and Insurance Services, 2015/16: 0.57 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2015/16: 0.51 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2015/16: 1.47 Accommodation and Food Services, 2015/16: 0.82 Retail Trade, 2015/16: 1.09 Wholesale Trade, 2015/16: 0.56 Construction, 2015/16: 1.27 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2015/16: 0.11 Manufacturing, 2015/16: 0.47 Mining, 2015/16: 0.21 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2015/16: 0.65
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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