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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for Wagga Wagga City in 2015/16 was 0.97, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services had the highest ratio (1.24), while the lowest ratio was found in Mining (0.69).

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 Wagga Wagga 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
Wagga Wagga City2015/162010/11
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,2031,4600.821,2321,3590.91
Mining50720.6945640.71
Manufacturing2,3012,3390.982,3382,3471.00
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4473601.243563361.06
Construction2,3982,4240.992,6642,7090.98
Wholesale Trade1,1271,2440.911,1581,1880.97
Retail Trade3,7453,7621.003,6393,6071.01
Accommodation and Food Services2,3142,4170.962,2252,2480.99
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,4961,6130.931,5021,5390.98
Information Media and Telecommunications3343650.923793641.04
Financial and Insurance Services6377280.886647050.94
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4154570.914444401.01
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,0781,2620.851,1491,1970.96
Administrative and Support Services8278830.948718401.04
Public Administration and Safety3,6353,7690.963,8423,5741.08
Education and Training3,5753,6400.983,4133,4231.00
Health Care and Social Assistance4,6134,2971.074,1534,0091.04
Arts and Recreation Services2122140.992042060.99
Other Services1,4331,3851.031,3681,3211.04

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: 1,385 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 214 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 4,297 Education and Training, Employed residents: 3,640 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 3,769 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 883 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 1,262 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 457 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 728 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 365 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 1,613 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 2,417 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 3,762 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 1,244 Construction, Employed residents: 2,424 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 360 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 2,339 Mining, Employed residents: 72 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 1,460 Other Services, Local jobs: 1,433 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 212 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 4,613 Education and Training, Local jobs: 3,575 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 3,635 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 827 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 1,078 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 415 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 637 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 334 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 1,496 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 2,314 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 3,745 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 1,127 Construction, Local jobs: 2,398 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 447 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 2,301 Mining, Local jobs: 50 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 1,203
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: 1.04 Arts and Recreation Services, 2010/11: 0.99 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2010/11: 1.04 Education and Training, 2010/11: 1.00 Public Administration and Safety, 2010/11: 1.08 Administrative and Support Services, 2010/11: 1.04 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2010/11: 0.96 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2010/11: 1.01 Financial and Insurance Services, 2010/11: 0.94 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2010/11: 1.04 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2010/11: 0.98 Accommodation and Food Services, 2010/11: 0.99 Retail Trade, 2010/11: 1.01 Wholesale Trade, 2010/11: 0.97 Construction, 2010/11: 0.98 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2010/11: 1.06 Manufacturing, 2010/11: 1.00 Mining, 2010/11: 0.71 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2010/11: 0.91 Other Services, 2015/16: 1.03 Arts and Recreation Services, 2015/16: 0.99 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2015/16: 1.07 Education and Training, 2015/16: 0.98 Public Administration and Safety, 2015/16: 0.96 Administrative and Support Services, 2015/16: 0.94 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2015/16: 0.85 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2015/16: 0.91 Financial and Insurance Services, 2015/16: 0.88 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2015/16: 0.92 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2015/16: 0.93 Accommodation and Food Services, 2015/16: 0.96 Retail Trade, 2015/16: 1.00 Wholesale Trade, 2015/16: 0.91 Construction, 2015/16: 0.99 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2015/16: 1.24 Manufacturing, 2015/16: 0.98 Mining, 2015/16: 0.69 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2015/16: 0.82
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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