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Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area

Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area in 2015/16 was 0.52, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Mining had the highest ratio (1.07), while the lowest ratio was found in Information Media and Telecommunications (0.15).

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 Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area 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
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area2015/162010/11
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing5806090.955235570.94
Mining75701.0778631.24
Manufacturing1,2301,5530.791,5641,6490.95
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3364610.733694410.84
Construction2,4632,6520.932,4592,6460.93
Wholesale Trade4027830.513917800.50
Retail Trade1,9452,9410.661,9172,8360.68
Accommodation and Food Services1,0671,6730.641,1231,5990.70
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,3661,3071.058351,2710.66
Information Media and Telecommunications785270.15875210.17
Financial and Insurance Services1435120.281635090.32
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2625110.512894970.58
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services7142,4430.297912,3440.34
Administrative and Support Services5249260.575308980.59
Public Administration and Safety1,8289,0460.201,9148,6190.22
Education and Training1,1942,0970.571,0611,9910.53
Health Care and Social Assistance1,6902,6630.631,4902,5420.59
Arts and Recreation Services1804690.382054500.45
Other Services7621,2990.597281,2560.58

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: 1,299 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 469 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 2,663 Education and Training, Employed residents: 2,097 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 9,046 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 926 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 2,443 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 511 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 512 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 527 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 1,307 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 1,673 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 2,941 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 783 Construction, Employed residents: 2,652 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 461 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 1,553 Mining, Employed residents: 70 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 609 Other Services, Local jobs: 762 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 180 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 1,690 Education and Training, Local jobs: 1,194 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 1,828 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 524 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 714 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 262 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 143 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 78 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 1,366 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 1,067 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 1,945 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 402 Construction, Local jobs: 2,463 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 336 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 1,230 Mining, Local jobs: 75 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 580
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: 0.58 Arts and Recreation Services, 2010/11: 0.45 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2010/11: 0.59 Education and Training, 2010/11: 0.53 Public Administration and Safety, 2010/11: 0.22 Administrative and Support Services, 2010/11: 0.59 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2010/11: 0.34 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2010/11: 0.58 Financial and Insurance Services, 2010/11: 0.32 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2010/11: 0.17 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2010/11: 0.66 Accommodation and Food Services, 2010/11: 0.70 Retail Trade, 2010/11: 0.68 Wholesale Trade, 2010/11: 0.50 Construction, 2010/11: 0.93 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2010/11: 0.84 Manufacturing, 2010/11: 0.95 Mining, 2010/11: 1.24 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2010/11: 0.94 Other Services, 2015/16: 0.59 Arts and Recreation Services, 2015/16: 0.38 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2015/16: 0.63 Education and Training, 2015/16: 0.57 Public Administration and Safety, 2015/16: 0.20 Administrative and Support Services, 2015/16: 0.57 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2015/16: 0.29 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2015/16: 0.51 Financial and Insurance Services, 2015/16: 0.28 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2015/16: 0.15 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2015/16: 1.05 Accommodation and Food Services, 2015/16: 0.64 Retail Trade, 2015/16: 0.66 Wholesale Trade, 2015/16: 0.51 Construction, 2015/16: 0.93 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2015/16: 0.73 Manufacturing, 2015/16: 0.79 Mining, 2015/16: 1.07 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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