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The Hills Shire

Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for The Hills Shire in 2014/15 was 0.82, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Retail Trade had the highest ratio (1.50), while the lowest ratio was found in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (0.25).

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 Shire2014/152009/10
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing8991,0260.886415231.23
Mining981720.571131620.70
Manufacturing4,4565,1910.864,9366,0720.81
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2198840.252224750.47
Construction9,02011,8370.767,0907,6910.92
Wholesale Trade4,3516,0280.723,9405,1820.76
Retail Trade13,0998,7501.5011,2348,4281.33
Accommodation and Food Services3,1702,4061.323,8403,8730.99
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,3293,1430.747342,2020.33
Information Media and Telecommunications6431,1170.585971,3390.45
Financial and Insurance Services2,6415,5660.472,4166,1030.40
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,4262,1910.651,1391,6430.69
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6,9897,7540.907,3009,9870.73
Administrative and Support Services2,2203,0290.731,6141,7410.93
Public Administration and Safety1,4964,5620.331,4524,5530.32
Education and Training5,3918,4520.644,0306,5410.62
Health Care and Social Assistance7,2268,3530.875,6707,9440.71
Arts and Recreation Services9289490.987317410.99
Other Services2,8683,7390.772,4123,0800.78

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 2014/15
Employment capacity by industry 2014/15 Other Services, Employed residents: 3,739 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 949 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 8,353 Education and Training, Employed residents: 8,452 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 4,562 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 3,029 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 7,754 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 2,191 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 5,566 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 1,117 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 3,143 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 2,406 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 8,750 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 6,028 Construction, Employed residents: 11,837 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 884 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 5,191 Mining, Employed residents: 172 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 1,026 Other Services, Local jobs: 2,868 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 928 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 7,226 Education and Training, Local jobs: 5,391 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 1,496 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 2,220 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 6,989 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 1,426 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 2,641 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 643 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 2,329 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 3,170 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 13,099 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 4,351 Construction, Local jobs: 9,020 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 219 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 4,456 Mining, Local jobs: 98 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 899
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 2014/15 and 2009/10
Employment capacity by industry 2014/15 and  2009/10 Other Services, 2009/10: 0.78 Arts and Recreation Services, 2009/10: 0.99 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2009/10: 0.71 Education and Training, 2009/10: 0.62 Public Administration and Safety, 2009/10: 0.32 Administrative and Support Services, 2009/10: 0.93 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2009/10: 0.73 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2009/10: 0.69 Financial and Insurance Services, 2009/10: 0.40 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2009/10: 0.45 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2009/10: 0.33 Accommodation and Food Services, 2009/10: 0.99 Retail Trade, 2009/10: 1.33 Wholesale Trade, 2009/10: 0.76 Construction, 2009/10: 0.92 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2009/10: 0.47 Manufacturing, 2009/10: 0.81 Mining, 2009/10: 0.70 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2009/10: 1.23 Other Services, 2014/15: 0.77 Arts and Recreation Services, 2014/15: 0.98 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2014/15: 0.87 Education and Training, 2014/15: 0.64 Public Administration and Safety, 2014/15: 0.33 Administrative and Support Services, 2014/15: 0.73 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2014/15: 0.90 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2014/15: 0.65 Financial and Insurance Services, 2014/15: 0.47 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2014/15: 0.58 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2014/15: 0.74 Accommodation and Food Services, 2014/15: 1.32 Retail Trade, 2014/15: 1.50 Wholesale Trade, 2014/15: 0.72 Construction, 2014/15: 0.76 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2014/15: 0.25 Manufacturing, 2014/15: 0.86 Mining, 2014/15: 0.57 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2014/15: 0.88
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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