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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for Sutherland Shire in 2015/16 was 0.61, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Retail Trade had the highest ratio (1.21), while the lowest ratio was found in Information Media and Telecommunications (0.17).

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 Sutherland Shire 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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Employment capacity by industry
Sutherland Shire2015/162010/11
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1071650.651071660.64
Mining452250.20482050.23
Manufacturing5,3778,7690.615,8819,5690.61
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4081,5410.264311,4890.29
Construction7,24511,1650.656,62110,2260.65
Wholesale Trade2,6755,8980.452,6955,9070.46
Retail Trade15,16212,5371.2111,38512,2300.93
Accommodation and Food Services6,1086,7480.916,0866,4730.94
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,0619,0040.231,8748,8900.21
Information Media and Telecommunications4102,4200.174342,4000.18
Financial and Insurance Services1,4217,4160.191,4957,3410.20
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,1712,6530.441,2632,5990.49
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5,58011,4360.495,95611,0490.54
Administrative and Support Services1,9464,0030.492,0123,8600.52
Public Administration and Safety2,6629,1780.292,7718,8670.31
Education and Training6,94311,5900.606,58111,0360.60
Health Care and Social Assistance11,61612,8950.909,50212,3160.77
Arts and Recreation Services1,1512,0050.571,1651,9070.61
Other Services3,8905,1250.763,6764,9920.74

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: 5,125 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 2,005 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 12,895 Education and Training, Employed residents: 11,590 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 9,178 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 4,003 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 11,436 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 2,653 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 7,416 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 2,420 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 9,004 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 6,748 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 12,537 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 5,898 Construction, Employed residents: 11,165 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 1,541 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 8,769 Mining, Employed residents: 225 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 165 Other Services, Local jobs: 3,890 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 1,151 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 11,616 Education and Training, Local jobs: 6,943 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 2,662 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 1,946 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 5,580 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 1,171 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 1,421 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 410 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 2,061 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 6,108 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 15,162 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 2,675 Construction, Local jobs: 7,245 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 408 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 5,377 Mining, Local jobs: 45 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 107
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: 0.74 Arts and Recreation Services, 2010/11: 0.61 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2010/11: 0.77 Education and Training, 2010/11: 0.60 Public Administration and Safety, 2010/11: 0.31 Administrative and Support Services, 2010/11: 0.52 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2010/11: 0.54 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2010/11: 0.49 Financial and Insurance Services, 2010/11: 0.20 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2010/11: 0.18 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2010/11: 0.21 Accommodation and Food Services, 2010/11: 0.94 Retail Trade, 2010/11: 0.93 Wholesale Trade, 2010/11: 0.46 Construction, 2010/11: 0.65 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2010/11: 0.29 Manufacturing, 2010/11: 0.61 Mining, 2010/11: 0.23 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2010/11: 0.64 Other Services, 2015/16: 0.76 Arts and Recreation Services, 2015/16: 0.57 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2015/16: 0.90 Education and Training, 2015/16: 0.60 Public Administration and Safety, 2015/16: 0.29 Administrative and Support Services, 2015/16: 0.49 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2015/16: 0.49 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2015/16: 0.44 Financial and Insurance Services, 2015/16: 0.19 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2015/16: 0.17 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2015/16: 0.23 Accommodation and Food Services, 2015/16: 0.91 Retail Trade, 2015/16: 1.21 Wholesale Trade, 2015/16: 0.45 Construction, 2015/16: 0.65 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2015/16: 0.26 Manufacturing, 2015/16: 0.61 Mining, 2015/16: 0.20 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2015/16: 0.65
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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