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Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area

Employment by industry (FTE)

In Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area, Construction is the largest employer, generating 2,664 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 Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional 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
Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area2015/162010/11Change
Industry
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Number%Regional NSW%Number%Regional NSW%2010/11 to 2015/16
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing5283.78.35163.78.6+12
Mining880.63.3900.73.2-2
Manufacturing1,0947.69.31,40210.29.5-309
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3052.11.83272.41.7-22
Construction2,66418.59.32,50018.19.4+165
Wholesale Trade3712.63.13592.63.1+12
Retail Trade1,3429.39.91,3049.510.1+38
Accommodation and Food Services7235.06.67475.46.7-24
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,2778.94.77595.54.7+518
Information Media and Telecommunications620.40.9670.51.0-6
Financial and Insurance Services1180.81.91311.02.0-13
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2281.61.52391.71.6-11
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6264.34.36744.94.5-48
Administrative and Support Services3792.62.43792.72.5+1
Public Administration and Safety1,62911.36.41,64511.96.4-15
Education and Training9366.58.78296.08.5+107
Health Care and Social Assistance1,2368.611.81,0717.811.3+165
Arts and Recreation Services1340.91.11481.11.1-14
Other Services6694.64.66154.54.3+54

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 2015-16 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, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 3.7% Mining, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 0.6% Manufacturing, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 7.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 2.1% Construction, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 18.5% Wholesale Trade, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 2.6% Retail Trade, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 9.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 5.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 8.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 0.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 0.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 4.3% Administrative and Support Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 2.6% Public Administration and Safety, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 11.3% Education and Training, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 6.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 8.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 0.9% Other Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: 4.6%
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, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +12 Mining, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: -2 Manufacturing, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: -309 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: -22 Construction, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +165 Wholesale Trade, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +12 Retail Trade, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +38 Accommodation and Food Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: -24 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +518 Information Media and Telecommunications, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: -6 Financial and Insurance Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: -13 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: -11 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: -48 Administrative and Support Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +1 Public Administration and Safety, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: -15 Education and Training, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +107 Health Care and Social Assistance, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +165 Arts and Recreation Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: -14 Other Services, Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area: +54
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 Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area in 2015/16 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction (2,664 full-time equivalent local workers or 18.5%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (1,629 full-time equivalent local workers or 11.3%)
  • Retail Trade (1,342 full-time equivalent local workers or 9.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 5,636 people in total or 39.1% of local workers.

In comparison, Regional NSW employed 9.3% in Construction; 6.4% in Public Administration and Safety; and 9.9% in Retail Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Construction (18.5% compared to 9.3%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Public Administration and Safety (11.3% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (8.9% compared to 4.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (3.7% compared to 8.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area increased by 607 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 Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council area were for those employed in:

  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+518 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Manufacturing (-309 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+165 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Construction (+165 full-time equivalent local workers)

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