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Employment by industry (FTE)

In the Gympie Regional Council, Manufacturing is the largest employer, generating 1,815 FTE jobs in 2014/15.

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 the Gympie Regional Council.

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 Gympie Regional Council'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
Gympie Regional Council2014/152009/10Change
Industry
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Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2009/10 to 2014/15
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,46010.23.61,83412.34.0-375
Mining690.53.21110.72.9-42
Manufacturing1,81512.68.72,00313.49.7-188
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1020.71.41000.71.3+1
Construction1,47210.210.81,57910.611.4-107
Wholesale Trade5153.64.05083.44.3+8
Retail Trade1,69911.89.11,67011.29.4+29
Accommodation and Food Services8576.06.08345.65.8+23
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7885.55.97705.15.9+19
Information Media and Telecommunications1080.81.31190.81.4-11
Financial and Insurance Services1841.32.92191.52.8-35
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2641.82.02801.92.1-16
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4613.27.24813.26.9-20
Administrative and Support Services3682.62.93332.22.9+35
Public Administration and Safety7535.27.18405.66.9-87
Education and Training1,2298.67.51,1777.97.3+52
Health Care and Social Assistance1,44710.111.01,3709.29.8+77
Arts and Recreation Services1110.81.2940.61.2+16
Other Services6694.74.36304.24.0+39

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 2013-14 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) 2014/15
Employment (FTE) 2014/15 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Queensland: 3.6% Mining, Queensland: 3.2% Manufacturing, Queensland: 8.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 1.4% Construction, Queensland: 10.8% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 4.0% Retail Trade, Queensland: 9.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 6.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 5.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 1.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 2.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 2.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 7.2% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 2.9% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 7.1% Education and Training, Queensland: 7.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 11.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 1.2% Other Services, Queensland: 4.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Gympie Regional Council: 10.2% Mining, Gympie Regional Council: 0.5% Manufacturing, Gympie Regional Council: 12.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Gympie Regional Council: 0.7% Construction, Gympie Regional Council: 10.2% Wholesale Trade, Gympie Regional Council: 3.6% Retail Trade, Gympie Regional Council: 11.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Gympie Regional Council: 6.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Gympie Regional Council: 5.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Gympie Regional Council: 0.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Gympie Regional Council: 1.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Gympie Regional Council: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Gympie Regional Council: 3.2% Administrative and Support Services, Gympie Regional Council: 2.6% Public Administration and Safety, Gympie Regional Council: 5.2% Education and Training, Gympie Regional Council: 8.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Gympie Regional Council: 10.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Gympie Regional Council: 0.8% Other Services, Gympie Regional Council: 4.7%
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), 2009/10 to 2014/15
Change in employment (FTE), 2009/10 to 2014/15 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Gympie Regional Council: -375 Mining, Gympie Regional Council: -42 Manufacturing, Gympie Regional Council: -188 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Gympie Regional Council: +1 Construction, Gympie Regional Council: -107 Wholesale Trade, Gympie Regional Council: +8 Retail Trade, Gympie Regional Council: +29 Accommodation and Food Services, Gympie Regional Council: +23 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Gympie Regional Council: +19 Information Media and Telecommunications, Gympie Regional Council: -11 Financial and Insurance Services, Gympie Regional Council: -35 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Gympie Regional Council: -16 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Gympie Regional Council: -20 Administrative and Support Services, Gympie Regional Council: +35 Public Administration and Safety, Gympie Regional Council: -87 Education and Training, Gympie Regional Council: +52 Health Care and Social Assistance, Gympie Regional Council: +77 Arts and Recreation Services, Gympie Regional Council: +16 Other Services, Gympie Regional Council: +39
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 Gympie Regional Council in 2014/15 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (1,815 full-time equivalent local workers or 12.6%)
  • Retail Trade (1,699 full-time equivalent local workers or 11.8%)
  • Construction (1,472 full-time equivalent local workers or 10.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 4,987 people in total or 34.7% of local workers.

In comparison, Queensland employed 8.7% in Manufacturing; 9.1% in Retail Trade; and 10.8% in Construction.

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

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (10.2% compared to 3.6%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Manufacturing (12.6% compared to 8.7%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Retail Trade (11.8% compared to 9.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.2% compared to 7.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in the Gympie Regional Council decreased by 582 between 2009/10 and 2014/15.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2009/10 and 2014/15 in the Gympie Regional Council were for those employed in:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-375 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Manufacturing (-188 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Construction (-107 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Public Administration and Safety (-87 full-time equivalent local workers)

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