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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for the City of Ipswich in 2014/15 was 0.76, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Education and Training had the highest ratio (1.19), while the lowest ratio was found in Wholesale Trade (0.43).

A goal of economic development is often to maximise the employment opportunities locally, leading to a more socially and environmentally sustainable community.

Employment capacity is a simple way of looking at whether the City of Ipswich could theoretically provide jobs for all its residents if they were to choose to work locally.

Employment capacity is simply the number of local jobs in an industry, divided by the number of local residents employed (anywhere) in that industry. A figure over 1.0 means there are more jobs available than residents employed in that industry. Under 1.0 means there are more residents employed than jobs available in that sector.

This is a theoretical exercise as, even if there are enough jobs provided locally, there will always be some people who choose to commute out of the area.

Employment capacity data should be viewed in conjunction with Self-containment and Residents place of work data, which provides detail about the actual proportion of residents working locally, and Gross Regional Product and Worker productivity data which shows the economic contribution of residents and workers.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Employment capacity by industry
City of Ipswich2014/152009/10
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing7307201.019241,3290.69
Mining3495600.622823220.88
Manufacturing11,30215,6380.7212,29116,5280.74
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services8771,5010.588211,0230.80
Construction5,1407,4880.695,5478,2450.67
Wholesale Trade1,8414,2360.432,0944,7570.44
Retail Trade7,0038,6990.818,52610,1900.84
Accommodation and Food Services4,5215,0290.903,7513,9540.95
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3,2236,2910.512,9705,2450.57
Information Media and Telecommunications3257160.453376260.54
Financial and Insurance Services1,0031,7610.578451,3190.64
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services8287951.049681,2410.78
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,9662,3490.841,8151,8460.98
Administrative and Support Services2,3343,7230.631,7372,6310.66
Public Administration and Safety6,0296,9870.865,2035,0531.03
Education and Training6,9285,8141.194,9433,4581.43
Health Care and Social Assistance8,7169,8570.886,7647,5670.89
Arts and Recreation Services7781,0520.743844440.87
Other Services2,7704,3500.641,9643,0660.64

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

Employment capacity by industry 2014/15
Employment capacity by industry 2014/15 Other Services, Employed residents: 4,350 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 1,052 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 9,857 Education and Training, Employed residents: 5,814 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 6,987 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 3,723 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 2,349 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 795 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 1,761 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 716 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 6,291 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 5,029 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 8,699 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 4,236 Construction, Employed residents: 7,488 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 1,501 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 15,638 Mining, Employed residents: 560 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 720 Other Services, Local jobs: 2,770 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 778 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 8,716 Education and Training, Local jobs: 6,928 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 6,029 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 2,334 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 1,966 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 828 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 1,003 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 325 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 3,223 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 4,521 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 7,003 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 1,841 Construction, Local jobs: 5,140 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 877 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 11,302 Mining, Local jobs: 349 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 730
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment capacity by industry 2014/15 and 2009/10
Employment capacity by industry 2014/15 and  2009/10 Other Services, 2009/10: 0.64 Arts and Recreation Services, 2009/10: 0.87 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2009/10: 0.89 Education and Training, 2009/10: 1.43 Public Administration and Safety, 2009/10: 1.03 Administrative and Support Services, 2009/10: 0.66 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2009/10: 0.98 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2009/10: 0.78 Financial and Insurance Services, 2009/10: 0.64 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2009/10: 0.54 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2009/10: 0.57 Accommodation and Food Services, 2009/10: 0.95 Retail Trade, 2009/10: 0.84 Wholesale Trade, 2009/10: 0.44 Construction, 2009/10: 0.67 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2009/10: 0.80 Manufacturing, 2009/10: 0.74 Mining, 2009/10: 0.88 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2009/10: 0.69 Other Services, 2014/15: 0.64 Arts and Recreation Services, 2014/15: 0.74 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2014/15: 0.88 Education and Training, 2014/15: 1.19 Public Administration and Safety, 2014/15: 0.86 Administrative and Support Services, 2014/15: 0.63 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2014/15: 0.84 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2014/15: 1.04 Financial and Insurance Services, 2014/15: 0.57 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2014/15: 0.45 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2014/15: 0.51 Accommodation and Food Services, 2014/15: 0.90 Retail Trade, 2014/15: 0.81 Wholesale Trade, 2014/15: 0.43 Construction, 2014/15: 0.69 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2014/15: 0.58 Manufacturing, 2014/15: 0.72 Mining, 2014/15: 0.62 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2014/15: 1.01
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
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