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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for The Hills Shire in 2015/16 was 0.77, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Retail Trade had the highest ratio (1.40), while the lowest ratio was found in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (0.23).

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 Hills 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.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Employment capacity by industry
The Hills Shire2015/162010/11
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing6896101.136575591.18
Mining911180.771041120.93
Manufacturing5,7687,6360.765,9367,7690.76
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2531,0760.232679950.27
Construction8,96711,5630.787,3558,4560.87
Wholesale Trade4,6697,0780.664,5746,7950.67
Retail Trade15,08210,8101.4013,40310,1721.32
Accommodation and Food Services4,3584,6170.944,1014,2690.96
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,7583,5550.781,0313,3640.31
Information Media and Telecommunications8072,6820.307922,5310.31
Financial and Insurance Services2,6126,5020.402,6186,1810.42
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,3381,9930.671,2771,9020.67
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services8,02910,7800.747,82310,0800.78
Administrative and Support Services2,2562,9430.772,0992,7420.77
Public Administration and Safety1,6385,1620.321,5494,8260.32
Education and Training7,3849,6560.766,4378,8780.73
Health Care and Social Assistance8,23311,1110.746,91410,2570.67
Arts and Recreation Services9411,3000.729541,1960.80
Other Services3,8064,1460.923,4463,8850.89

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: 4,146 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 1,300 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 11,111 Education and Training, Employed residents: 9,656 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 5,162 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 2,943 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 10,780 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 1,993 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 6,502 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 2,682 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 3,555 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 4,617 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 10,810 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 7,078 Construction, Employed residents: 11,563 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 1,076 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 7,636 Mining, Employed residents: 118 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 610 Other Services, Local jobs: 3,806 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 941 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 8,233 Education and Training, Local jobs: 7,384 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 1,638 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 2,256 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 8,029 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 1,338 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 2,612 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 807 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 2,758 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 4,358 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 15,082 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 4,669 Construction, Local jobs: 8,967 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 253 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 5,768 Mining, Local jobs: 91 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 689
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: 0.89 Arts and Recreation Services, 2010/11: 0.80 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2010/11: 0.67 Education and Training, 2010/11: 0.73 Public Administration and Safety, 2010/11: 0.32 Administrative and Support Services, 2010/11: 0.77 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2010/11: 0.78 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2010/11: 0.67 Financial and Insurance Services, 2010/11: 0.42 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2010/11: 0.31 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2010/11: 0.31 Accommodation and Food Services, 2010/11: 0.96 Retail Trade, 2010/11: 1.32 Wholesale Trade, 2010/11: 0.67 Construction, 2010/11: 0.87 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2010/11: 0.27 Manufacturing, 2010/11: 0.76 Mining, 2010/11: 0.93 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2010/11: 1.18 Other Services, 2015/16: 0.92 Arts and Recreation Services, 2015/16: 0.72 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2015/16: 0.74 Education and Training, 2015/16: 0.76 Public Administration and Safety, 2015/16: 0.32 Administrative and Support Services, 2015/16: 0.77 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2015/16: 0.74 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2015/16: 0.67 Financial and Insurance Services, 2015/16: 0.40 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2015/16: 0.30 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2015/16: 0.78 Accommodation and Food Services, 2015/16: 0.94 Retail Trade, 2015/16: 1.40 Wholesale Trade, 2015/16: 0.66 Construction, 2015/16: 0.78 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2015/16: 0.23 Manufacturing, 2015/16: 0.76 Mining, 2015/16: 0.77 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2015/16: 1.13
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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