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Employment by industry (FTE)

In Wagga Wagga City, Public Administration and Safety is the largest employer, generating 4,048 FTE jobs in 2014/15.

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 Wagga Wagga City.

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 Wagga Wagga City'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
Wagga Wagga City2014/152009/10Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2009/10 to 2014/15
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,2024.32.81,3214.92.9-119
Mining660.21.1390.11.1+27
Manufacturing2,0707.38.32,2368.39.7-166
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3621.31.22981.11.2+64
Construction2,3928.59.42,6809.99.1-288
Wholesale Trade1,1033.95.01,1194.25.2-16
Retail Trade2,82010.09.02,71710.19.1+103
Accommodation and Food Services1,5795.65.71,4675.45.6+112
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,4285.15.51,4545.45.7-26
Information Media and Telecommunications2941.02.73311.22.6-37
Financial and Insurance Services5361.95.87162.75.7-179
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3741.31.94511.71.9-77
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,4665.29.19713.68.8+495
Administrative and Support Services6282.23.26532.43.1-25
Public Administration and Safety4,04814.36.23,29412.26.0+754
Education and Training2,98610.67.52,78010.37.4+206
Health Care and Social Assistance3,44112.210.23,05711.39.7+384
Arts and Recreation Services1540.51.31690.61.3-15
Other Services1,2634.54.01,1924.43.9+71

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 2013-14 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) 2014/15
Employment (FTE) 2014/15 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, New South Wales: 2.8% Mining, New South Wales: 1.1% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 8.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 1.2% Construction, New South Wales: 9.4% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 5.0% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 9.0% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 5.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 5.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 2.7% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 5.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 9.1% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 6.2% Education and Training, New South Wales: 7.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 10.2% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.3% Other Services, New South Wales: 4.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Wagga Wagga City: 4.3% Mining, Wagga Wagga City: 0.2% Manufacturing, Wagga Wagga City: 7.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wagga Wagga City: 1.3% Construction, Wagga Wagga City: 8.5% Wholesale Trade, Wagga Wagga City: 3.9% Retail Trade, Wagga Wagga City: 10.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Wagga Wagga City: 5.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wagga Wagga City: 5.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Wagga Wagga City: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Wagga Wagga City: 1.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wagga Wagga City: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wagga Wagga City: 5.2% Administrative and Support Services, Wagga Wagga City: 2.2% Public Administration and Safety, Wagga Wagga City: 14.3% Education and Training, Wagga Wagga City: 10.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Wagga Wagga City: 12.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Wagga Wagga City: 0.5% Other Services, Wagga Wagga City: 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), 2009/10 to 2014/15
Change in employment (FTE), 2009/10 to 2014/15 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Wagga Wagga City: -119 Mining, Wagga Wagga City: +27 Manufacturing, Wagga Wagga City: -166 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wagga Wagga City: +64 Construction, Wagga Wagga City: -288 Wholesale Trade, Wagga Wagga City: -16 Retail Trade, Wagga Wagga City: +103 Accommodation and Food Services, Wagga Wagga City: +112 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wagga Wagga City: -26 Information Media and Telecommunications, Wagga Wagga City: -37 Financial and Insurance Services, Wagga Wagga City: -179 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wagga Wagga City: -77 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wagga Wagga City: +495 Administrative and Support Services, Wagga Wagga City: -25 Public Administration and Safety, Wagga Wagga City: +754 Education and Training, Wagga Wagga City: +206 Health Care and Social Assistance, Wagga Wagga City: +384 Arts and Recreation Services, Wagga Wagga City: -15 Other Services, Wagga Wagga City: +71
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 Wagga Wagga City in 2014/15 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Public Administration and Safety (4,048 full-time equivalent local workers or 14.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (3,441 full-time equivalent local workers or 12.2%)
  • Education and Training (2,986 full-time equivalent local workers or 10.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 10,475 people in total or 37.1% of local workers.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 6.2% in Public Administration and Safety; 10.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 7.5% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of Wagga Wagga City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Public Administration and Safety (14.3% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Education and Training (10.6% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.9% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.2% compared to 9.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in Wagga Wagga City increased by 1,269 between 2009/10 and 2014/15.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2009/10 and 2014/15 in Wagga Wagga City were for those employed in:

  • Public Administration and Safety (+754 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+495 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+384 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Construction (-288 full-time equivalent local workers)

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