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Employment by industry (FTE)

In Hilltops Council area, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing is the largest employer, generating 2,073 FTE jobs in 2015/16.

Full-time equivalent (FTE) employment is modelled by NIEIR and takes into account differences in hours worked between industry sectors. It is a measure that allows direct comparison of employment between industries in Hilltops Council area.

Typically, industries such as Retail Trade and Accommodation and Food Services, which employ many part-time workers, have lower FTE employment than total employment.

FTE employment is calculated directly by dividing the total hours worked in each industry by 38. By comparing the number of full-time equivalent jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Canberra Region's economy. This can be done by directly comparing the area to its benchmark, or by using a location quotient to look at the relative size of industries.

FTE employment should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (Total) and Employment by industry (Census), for a full understanding of the industry breakdown in the area. Worker productivity data shows the value of a worker in each industry to the local economy. Employment locations shows where employment is taking place in each industry sector.

NOTE: FTE employment is derived from Census data but has been corrected for the known undercount of employment in the Census. Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Full-time equivalent employment by industry sector
Hilltops Council area2015/162010/11Change
Industry
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Number%Regional NSW%Number%Regional NSW%2010/11 to 2015/16
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2,07328.68.31,92627.78.6+147
Mining670.93.3590.93.2+7
Manufacturing5387.49.34806.99.5+58
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services931.31.8931.31.70
Construction5097.09.35608.19.4-51
Wholesale Trade2904.03.12844.13.1+6
Retail Trade77210.79.975010.810.1+22
Accommodation and Food Services3214.46.63184.66.7+3
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3304.64.73294.74.7+1
Information Media and Telecommunications420.60.9400.61.0+3
Financial and Insurance Services1141.61.91151.72.00
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services670.91.5640.91.6+4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1792.54.31772.64.5+1
Administrative and Support Services931.32.4981.42.5-5
Public Administration and Safety3114.36.43044.46.4+7
Education and Training5147.18.74927.18.5+22
Health Care and Social Assistance6088.411.85688.211.3+40
Arts and Recreation Services530.71.1460.71.1+8
Other Services2623.64.62393.44.3+23

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

Data is based on 2014-15 constant prices for all years. NIEIR data are inflation adjusted each year to allow direct comparison, and new data releases normally adjust previous years’ figures to a new base year.

Employment (FTE) 2015/16
Employment (FTE) 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional NSW: 8.3% Mining, Regional NSW: 3.3% Manufacturing, Regional NSW: 9.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional NSW: 1.8% Construction, Regional NSW: 9.3% Wholesale Trade, Regional NSW: 3.1% Retail Trade, Regional NSW: 9.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional NSW: 6.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional NSW: 4.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional NSW: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional NSW: 1.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional NSW: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional NSW: 4.3% Administrative and Support Services, Regional NSW: 2.4% Public Administration and Safety, Regional NSW: 6.4% Education and Training, Regional NSW: 8.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional NSW: 11.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional NSW: 1.1% Other Services, Regional NSW: 4.6% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Hilltops Council area: 28.6% Mining, Hilltops Council area: 0.9% Manufacturing, Hilltops Council area: 7.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hilltops Council area: 1.3% Construction, Hilltops Council area: 7.0% Wholesale Trade, Hilltops Council area: 4.0% Retail Trade, Hilltops Council area: 10.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Hilltops Council area: 4.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hilltops Council area: 4.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Hilltops Council area: 0.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Hilltops Council area: 1.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hilltops Council area: 0.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hilltops Council area: 2.5% Administrative and Support Services, Hilltops Council area: 1.3% Public Administration and Safety, Hilltops Council area: 4.3% Education and Training, Hilltops Council area: 7.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Hilltops Council area: 8.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Hilltops Council area: 0.7% Other Services, Hilltops Council area: 3.6%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (FTE), 2010/11 to 2015/16
Change in employment (FTE), 2010/11 to 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Hilltops Council area: +147 Mining, Hilltops Council area: +7 Manufacturing, Hilltops Council area: +58 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Hilltops Council area: 0 Construction, Hilltops Council area: -51 Wholesale Trade, Hilltops Council area: +6 Retail Trade, Hilltops Council area: +22 Accommodation and Food Services, Hilltops Council area: +3 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Hilltops Council area: +1 Information Media and Telecommunications, Hilltops Council area: +3 Financial and Insurance Services, Hilltops Council area: 0 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Hilltops Council area: +4 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Hilltops Council area: +1 Administrative and Support Services, Hilltops Council area: -5 Public Administration and Safety, Hilltops Council area: +7 Education and Training, Hilltops Council area: +22 Health Care and Social Assistance, Hilltops Council area: +40 Arts and Recreation Services, Hilltops Council area: +8 Other Services, Hilltops Council area: +23
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers in Hilltops Council area in 2015/16 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (2,073 full-time equivalent local workers or 28.6%)
  • Retail Trade (772 full-time equivalent local workers or 10.7%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (608 full-time equivalent local workers or 8.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 3,454 people in total or 47.7% of local workers.

In comparison, Regional NSW employed 8.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 9.9% in Retail Trade; and 11.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of Hilltops Council area and Regional NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (28.6% compared to 8.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (8.4% compared to 11.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Mining (0.9% compared to 3.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Construction (7.0% compared to 9.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in Hilltops Council area increased by 296 between 2010/11 and 2015/16.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2010/11 and 2015/16 in Hilltops Council area were for those employed in:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+147 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Manufacturing (+58 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Construction (-51 full-time equivalent local workers)

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