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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for Penrith City in 2015/16 was 0.74, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Mining had the highest ratio (1.17), while the lowest ratio was found in Financial and Insurance Services (0.21).

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 Penrith City 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
Penrith City2015/162010/11
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing8957751.156697000.96
Mining2402061.172331971.19
Manufacturing9,61711,0230.877,84611,3050.69
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,0521,7220.611,0371,5920.65
Construction5,7248,3220.695,3407,8520.68
Wholesale Trade3,6995,7360.642,6175,4750.48
Retail Trade9,44311,8550.809,18011,1470.82
Accommodation and Food Services5,3715,9670.905,3535,4730.98
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3,7897,9420.483,6847,4800.49
Information Media and Telecommunications4971,5620.325131,4970.34
Financial and Insurance Services9914,6580.211,0194,4370.23
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,1901,6650.711,1361,5680.72
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,4694,6150.542,4614,3290.57
Administrative and Support Services2,0423,3830.601,8813,1270.60
Public Administration and Safety6,1188,4030.735,7707,7910.74
Education and Training8,3007,3851.127,5576,7621.12
Health Care and Social Assistance9,39010,5910.899,2509,7260.95
Arts and Recreation Services9911,3810.729861,2600.78
Other Services3,2784,6890.703,0354,3770.69

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: 4,689 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 1,381 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 10,591 Education and Training, Employed residents: 7,385 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 8,403 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 3,383 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 4,615 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 1,665 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 4,658 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 1,562 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 7,942 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 5,967 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 11,855 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 5,736 Construction, Employed residents: 8,322 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 1,722 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 11,023 Mining, Employed residents: 206 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 775 Other Services, Local jobs: 3,278 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 991 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 9,390 Education and Training, Local jobs: 8,300 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 6,118 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 2,042 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 2,469 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 1,190 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 991 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 497 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 3,789 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 5,371 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 9,443 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 3,699 Construction, Local jobs: 5,724 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 1,052 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 9,617 Mining, Local jobs: 240 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 895
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: 0.69 Arts and Recreation Services, 2010/11: 0.78 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2010/11: 0.95 Education and Training, 2010/11: 1.12 Public Administration and Safety, 2010/11: 0.74 Administrative and Support Services, 2010/11: 0.60 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2010/11: 0.57 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2010/11: 0.72 Financial and Insurance Services, 2010/11: 0.23 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2010/11: 0.34 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2010/11: 0.49 Accommodation and Food Services, 2010/11: 0.98 Retail Trade, 2010/11: 0.82 Wholesale Trade, 2010/11: 0.48 Construction, 2010/11: 0.68 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2010/11: 0.65 Manufacturing, 2010/11: 0.69 Mining, 2010/11: 1.19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2010/11: 0.96 Other Services, 2015/16: 0.70 Arts and Recreation Services, 2015/16: 0.72 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2015/16: 0.89 Education and Training, 2015/16: 1.12 Public Administration and Safety, 2015/16: 0.73 Administrative and Support Services, 2015/16: 0.60 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2015/16: 0.54 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2015/16: 0.71 Financial and Insurance Services, 2015/16: 0.21 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2015/16: 0.32 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2015/16: 0.48 Accommodation and Food Services, 2015/16: 0.90 Retail Trade, 2015/16: 0.80 Wholesale Trade, 2015/16: 0.64 Construction, 2015/16: 0.69 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2015/16: 0.61 Manufacturing, 2015/16: 0.87 Mining, 2015/16: 1.17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2015/16: 1.15
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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