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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for the City of Joondalup in 2015/16 was 0.53, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Retail Trade had the highest ratio (1.10), while the lowest ratio was found in Mining (0.02).

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 Joondalup 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.

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PLEASE NOTE: The WA state government definition of self-sufficiency is the same as the one which .id call employment capacity, and is presented on this page. Please use this topic for data relating to the state government's self-sufficiency targets.

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Employment capacity by industry
City of Joondalup2015/162010/11
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing723370.21663140.21
Mining873,8250.02853,5180.02
Manufacturing9525,6810.178865,8240.15
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1691,1000.151131,0440.11
Construction3,8529,3150.414,65713,4830.35
Wholesale Trade4993,2100.165323,1320.17
Retail Trade11,63610,5491.108,8009,7660.90
Accommodation and Food Services5,4225,2141.044,7974,7111.02
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7762,8080.287922,6620.30
Information Media and Telecommunications4641,4090.334671,3520.35
Financial and Insurance Services9073,5190.269633,4010.28
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services8721,7890.499881,6950.58
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,9959,0320.222,0168,2630.24
Administrative and Support Services1,4123,2890.431,6663,0530.55
Public Administration and Safety2,1446,6210.322,3636,2500.38
Education and Training7,7479,7980.797,4678,8290.85
Health Care and Social Assistance7,46210,8430.697,3779,8850.75
Arts and Recreation Services9551,4750.658571,3170.65
Other Services2,3293,8800.602,0433,6310.56

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 2015/16
Employment capacity by industry 2015/16 Other Services, Employed residents: 3,880 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 1,475 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 10,843 Education and Training, Employed residents: 9,798 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 6,621 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 3,289 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 9,032 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 1,789 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 3,519 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 1,409 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 2,808 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 5,214 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 10,549 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 3,210 Construction, Employed residents: 9,315 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 1,100 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 5,681 Mining, Employed residents: 3,825 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 337 Other Services, Local jobs: 2,329 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 955 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 7,462 Education and Training, Local jobs: 7,747 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 2,144 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 1,412 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 1,995 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 872 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 907 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 464 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 776 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 5,422 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 11,636 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 499 Construction, Local jobs: 3,852 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 169 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 952 Mining, Local jobs: 87 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 72
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 2015/16 and 2010/11
Employment capacity by industry 2015/16 and  2010/11 Other Services, 2010/11: 0.56 Arts and Recreation Services, 2010/11: 0.65 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2010/11: 0.75 Education and Training, 2010/11: 0.85 Public Administration and Safety, 2010/11: 0.38 Administrative and Support Services, 2010/11: 0.55 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2010/11: 0.24 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2010/11: 0.58 Financial and Insurance Services, 2010/11: 0.28 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2010/11: 0.35 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2010/11: 0.30 Accommodation and Food Services, 2010/11: 1.02 Retail Trade, 2010/11: 0.90 Wholesale Trade, 2010/11: 0.17 Construction, 2010/11: 0.35 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2010/11: 0.11 Manufacturing, 2010/11: 0.15 Mining, 2010/11: 0.02 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2010/11: 0.21 Other Services, 2015/16: 0.60 Arts and Recreation Services, 2015/16: 0.65 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2015/16: 0.69 Education and Training, 2015/16: 0.79 Public Administration and Safety, 2015/16: 0.32 Administrative and Support Services, 2015/16: 0.43 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2015/16: 0.22 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2015/16: 0.49 Financial and Insurance Services, 2015/16: 0.26 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2015/16: 0.33 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2015/16: 0.28 Accommodation and Food Services, 2015/16: 1.04 Retail Trade, 2015/16: 1.10 Wholesale Trade, 2015/16: 0.16 Construction, 2015/16: 0.41 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2015/16: 0.15 Manufacturing, 2015/16: 0.17 Mining, 2015/16: 0.02 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2015/16: 0.21
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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