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Employment by industry (FTE)

In Tablelands, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing is the largest employer, generating 1,541 FTE jobs in 2015/16.

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 Tablelands.

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 Tablelands'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
Tablelands2015/162010/11Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%Regional QLD%Number%Regional QLD%2010/11 to 2015/16
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,54116.06.01,56316.26.4-23
Mining2382.54.92592.75.0-22
Manufacturing5846.17.96136.38.4-29
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1571.61.51561.61.4+1
Construction7517.810.797710.110.9-226
Wholesale Trade3053.23.62933.03.6+12
Retail Trade1,10211.510.01,06611.010.0+35
Accommodation and Food Services6286.57.35876.17.2+41
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4464.65.44454.65.3+1
Information Media and Telecommunications860.91.1850.91.1+1
Financial and Insurance Services1121.21.91121.21.90
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1311.42.11271.32.2+4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3874.04.93884.05.0-1
Administrative and Support Services1932.02.81871.92.8+6
Public Administration and Safety5615.85.95635.86.0-1
Education and Training8528.97.68068.37.5+46
Health Care and Social Assistance98410.210.59149.49.9+70
Arts and Recreation Services1241.31.41191.21.3+5
Other Services4364.54.34184.34.2+18

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 2015-16 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) 2015/16
Employment (FTE) 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional QLD: 6.0% Mining, Regional QLD: 4.9% Manufacturing, Regional QLD: 7.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional QLD: 1.5% Construction, Regional QLD: 10.7% Wholesale Trade, Regional QLD: 3.6% Retail Trade, Regional QLD: 10.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional QLD: 7.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional QLD: 5.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional QLD: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional QLD: 1.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional QLD: 2.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional QLD: 4.9% Administrative and Support Services, Regional QLD: 2.8% Public Administration and Safety, Regional QLD: 5.9% Education and Training, Regional QLD: 7.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional QLD: 10.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional QLD: 1.4% Other Services, Regional QLD: 4.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Tablelands: 16.0% Mining, Tablelands: 2.5% Manufacturing, Tablelands: 6.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Tablelands: 1.6% Construction, Tablelands: 7.8% Wholesale Trade, Tablelands: 3.2% Retail Trade, Tablelands: 11.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Tablelands: 6.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Tablelands: 4.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Tablelands: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Tablelands: 1.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Tablelands: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Tablelands: 4.0% Administrative and Support Services, Tablelands: 2.0% Public Administration and Safety, Tablelands: 5.8% Education and Training, Tablelands: 8.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Tablelands: 10.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Tablelands: 1.3% Other Services, Tablelands: 4.5%
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), 2010/11 to 2015/16
Change in employment (FTE), 2010/11 to 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Tablelands: -23 Mining, Tablelands: -22 Manufacturing, Tablelands: -29 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Tablelands: +1 Construction, Tablelands: -226 Wholesale Trade, Tablelands: +12 Retail Trade, Tablelands: +35 Accommodation and Food Services, Tablelands: +41 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Tablelands: +1 Information Media and Telecommunications, Tablelands: +1 Financial and Insurance Services, Tablelands: 0 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Tablelands: +4 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Tablelands: -1 Administrative and Support Services, Tablelands: +6 Public Administration and Safety, Tablelands: -1 Education and Training, Tablelands: +46 Health Care and Social Assistance, Tablelands: +70 Arts and Recreation Services, Tablelands: +5 Other Services, Tablelands: +18
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 Tablelands in 2015/16 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1,541 full-time equivalent local workers or 16.0%)
  • Retail Trade (1,102 full-time equivalent local workers or 11.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (984 full-time equivalent local workers or 10.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 3,626 people in total or 37.7% of local workers.

In comparison, Regional QLD employed 6.0% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 10.0% in Retail Trade; and 10.5% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of Tablelands and Regional QLD were:

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (16.0% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Construction (7.8% compared to 10.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Mining (2.5% compared to 4.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Manufacturing (6.1% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in Tablelands decreased by 60 between 2010/11 and 2015/16.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2010/11 and 2015/16 in Tablelands were for those employed in:

  • Construction (-226 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+70 full-time equivalent local workers)

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