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Employment by industry (FTE)

In Griffith City, Manufacturing is the largest employer, generating 2,076 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 Griffith City.

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 Griffith City'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
Griffith City2015/162010/11Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2010/11 to 2015/16
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,54813.92.81,68714.92.9-139
Mining170.21.2160.11.2+1
Manufacturing2,07618.68.62,21719.69.3-141
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3022.71.32312.01.3+71
Construction8117.38.48627.68.2-51
Wholesale Trade4994.55.05414.85.0-42
Retail Trade1,17310.59.01,27111.29.1-98
Accommodation and Food Services4454.05.94624.15.8-17
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3533.25.63803.45.7-28
Information Media and Telecommunications670.62.6640.62.6+3
Financial and Insurance Services2161.95.82051.85.7+11
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1481.31.91331.21.9+15
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4333.99.24023.59.0+31
Administrative and Support Services2192.03.21971.73.1+22
Public Administration and Safety5855.26.35024.46.1+83
Education and Training6976.37.76966.17.7+1
Health Care and Social Assistance9518.510.39288.210.1+23
Arts and Recreation Services610.51.3530.51.3+8
Other Services5394.84.14904.34.0+49

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, New South Wales: 2.8% Mining, New South Wales: 1.2% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 8.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 1.3% Construction, New South Wales: 8.4% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 5.0% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 9.0% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 5.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 5.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 2.6% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 5.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 9.2% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 6.3% Education and Training, New South Wales: 7.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 10.3% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.3% Other Services, New South Wales: 4.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Griffith City: 13.9% Mining, Griffith City: 0.2% Manufacturing, Griffith City: 18.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Griffith City: 2.7% Construction, Griffith City: 7.3% Wholesale Trade, Griffith City: 4.5% Retail Trade, Griffith City: 10.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Griffith City: 4.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Griffith City: 3.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Griffith City: 0.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Griffith City: 1.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Griffith City: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Griffith City: 3.9% Administrative and Support Services, Griffith City: 2.0% Public Administration and Safety, Griffith City: 5.2% Education and Training, Griffith City: 6.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Griffith City: 8.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Griffith City: 0.5% Other Services, Griffith City: 4.8%
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, Griffith City: -139 Mining, Griffith City: +1 Manufacturing, Griffith City: -141 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Griffith City: +71 Construction, Griffith City: -51 Wholesale Trade, Griffith City: -42 Retail Trade, Griffith City: -98 Accommodation and Food Services, Griffith City: -17 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Griffith City: -28 Information Media and Telecommunications, Griffith City: +3 Financial and Insurance Services, Griffith City: +11 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Griffith City: +15 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Griffith City: +31 Administrative and Support Services, Griffith City: +22 Public Administration and Safety, Griffith City: +83 Education and Training, Griffith City: +1 Health Care and Social Assistance, Griffith City: +23 Arts and Recreation Services, Griffith City: +8 Other Services, Griffith City: +49
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 Griffith City in 2015/16 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (2,076 full-time equivalent local workers or 18.6%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1,548 full-time equivalent local workers or 13.9%)
  • Retail Trade (1,173 full-time equivalent local workers or 10.5%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 4,797 people in total or 43.1% of local workers.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 8.6% in Manufacturing; 2.8% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; and 9.0% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of Griffith City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (13.9% compared to 2.8%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Manufacturing (18.6% compared to 8.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.9% compared to 9.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.9% compared to 5.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in Griffith City decreased by 198 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 Griffith City were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-141 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-139 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Retail Trade (-98 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+83 full-time equivalent local workers)

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