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King Island Council area

Employment by industry (FTE)

In King Island Council area, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing is the largest employer, generating 215 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 King Island 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 Cradle Coast 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
King Island Council area2015/162010/11Change
Industry
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Number%Greater Hobart%Number%Greater Hobart%2010/11 to 2015/16
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing21527.71.424129.31.5-26
Mining00.00.200.00.20
Manufacturing13016.85.816720.37.1-37
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services202.62.5161.92.6+4
Construction476.08.8364.48.8+11
Wholesale Trade222.83.2344.13.2-12
Retail Trade506.510.4607.310.4-10
Accommodation and Food Services303.95.8303.66.20
Transport, Postal and Warehousing476.13.9394.74.0+8
Information Media and Telecommunications30.32.230.32.30
Financial and Insurance Services50.72.960.73.0-1
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services131.61.760.71.8+7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services81.17.181.07.00
Administrative and Support Services222.92.4232.72.40
Public Administration and Safety577.312.9587.013.1-1
Education and Training476.110.6374.59.0+10
Health Care and Social Assistance253.212.2253.111.5-1
Arts and Recreation Services50.62.050.71.8-1
Other Services303.84.1283.44.2+2

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, Greater Hobart: 1.4% Mining, Greater Hobart: 0.2% Manufacturing, Greater Hobart: 5.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Hobart: 2.5% Construction, Greater Hobart: 8.8% Wholesale Trade, Greater Hobart: 3.2% Retail Trade, Greater Hobart: 10.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Hobart: 5.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Hobart: 3.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Hobart: 2.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Hobart: 2.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Hobart: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Hobart: 7.1% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Hobart: 2.4% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Hobart: 12.9% Education and Training, Greater Hobart: 10.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Hobart: 12.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Hobart: 2.0% Other Services, Greater Hobart: 4.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, King Island Council area: 27.7% Mining, King Island Council area: 0.0% Manufacturing, King Island Council area: 16.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, King Island Council area: 2.6% Construction, King Island Council area: 6.0% Wholesale Trade, King Island Council area: 2.8% Retail Trade, King Island Council area: 6.5% Accommodation and Food Services, King Island Council area: 3.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, King Island Council area: 6.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, King Island Council area: 0.3% Financial and Insurance Services, King Island Council area: 0.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, King Island Council area: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, King Island Council area: 1.1% Administrative and Support Services, King Island Council area: 2.9% Public Administration and Safety, King Island Council area: 7.3% Education and Training, King Island Council area: 6.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, King Island Council area: 3.2% Arts and Recreation Services, King Island Council area: 0.6% Other Services, King Island Council area: 3.8%
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, King Island Council area: -26 Mining, King Island Council area: 0 Manufacturing, King Island Council area: -37 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, King Island Council area: +4 Construction, King Island Council area: +11 Wholesale Trade, King Island Council area: -12 Retail Trade, King Island Council area: -10 Accommodation and Food Services, King Island Council area: 0 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, King Island Council area: +8 Information Media and Telecommunications, King Island Council area: 0 Financial and Insurance Services, King Island Council area: -1 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, King Island Council area: +7 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, King Island Council area: 0 Administrative and Support Services, King Island Council area: 0 Public Administration and Safety, King Island Council area: -1 Education and Training, King Island Council area: +10 Health Care and Social Assistance, King Island Council area: -1 Arts and Recreation Services, King Island Council area: -1 Other Services, King Island Council area: +2
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 King Island Council area in 2015/16 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (215 full-time equivalent local workers or 27.7%)
  • Manufacturing (130 full-time equivalent local workers or 16.8%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (57 full-time equivalent local workers or 7.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 402 people in total or 51.8% of local workers.

In comparison, Greater Hobart employed 1.4% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 5.8% in Manufacturing; and 12.9% in Public Administration and Safety.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of King Island Council area and Greater Hobart were:

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (27.7% compared to 1.4%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Manufacturing (16.8% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (3.2% compared to 12.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.1% compared to 7.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in King Island Council area decreased by 46 between 2010/11 and 2015/16.

There were no major changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2010/11 and 2015/16 in King Island Council area.

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