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Employment by industry (FTE)

In Wagga Wagga City, Health Care and Social Assistance is the largest employer, generating 3,717 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 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 City2015/162010/11Change
Industry
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Number%Regional NSW%Number%Regional NSW%2010/11 to 2015/16
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,3054.78.31,3875.18.6-82
Mining550.23.3480.23.2+7
Manufacturing2,2428.09.32,2108.19.5+33
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4001.41.83211.21.7+79
Construction2,3808.59.32,5819.49.4-201
Wholesale Trade1,1334.03.11,1194.13.1+14
Retail Trade2,82910.19.92,72410.010.1+105
Accommodation and Food Services1,6115.86.61,5465.76.7+65
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,5185.44.71,4785.44.7+40
Information Media and Telecommunications3011.10.93281.21.0-27
Financial and Insurance Services5822.11.95852.12.0-3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3871.41.53991.51.6-12
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services9673.54.31,0013.74.5-34
Administrative and Support Services6382.32.46642.42.5-26
Public Administration and Safety3,38712.16.43,42712.56.4-40
Education and Training3,03510.88.72,87310.58.5+162
Health Care and Social Assistance3,71713.311.83,26111.911.3+456
Arts and Recreation Services1580.61.11530.61.1+5
Other Services1,3374.84.61,2294.54.3+108

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 NSW: 8.3% Mining, Regional NSW: 3.3% Manufacturing, Regional NSW: 9.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional NSW: 1.8% Construction, Regional NSW: 9.3% Wholesale Trade, Regional NSW: 3.1% Retail Trade, Regional NSW: 9.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional NSW: 6.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional NSW: 4.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional NSW: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional NSW: 1.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional NSW: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional NSW: 4.3% Administrative and Support Services, Regional NSW: 2.4% Public Administration and Safety, Regional NSW: 6.4% Education and Training, Regional NSW: 8.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional NSW: 11.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional NSW: 1.1% Other Services, Regional NSW: 4.6% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Wagga Wagga City: 4.7% Mining, Wagga Wagga City: 0.2% Manufacturing, Wagga Wagga City: 8.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wagga Wagga City: 1.4% Construction, Wagga Wagga City: 8.5% Wholesale Trade, Wagga Wagga City: 4.0% Retail Trade, Wagga Wagga City: 10.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Wagga Wagga City: 5.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wagga Wagga City: 5.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Wagga Wagga City: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Wagga Wagga City: 2.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wagga Wagga City: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wagga Wagga City: 3.5% Administrative and Support Services, Wagga Wagga City: 2.3% Public Administration and Safety, Wagga Wagga City: 12.1% Education and Training, Wagga Wagga City: 10.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Wagga Wagga City: 13.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Wagga Wagga City: 0.6% Other Services, Wagga Wagga City: 4.8%
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, Wagga Wagga City: -82 Mining, Wagga Wagga City: +7 Manufacturing, Wagga Wagga City: +33 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wagga Wagga City: +79 Construction, Wagga Wagga City: -201 Wholesale Trade, Wagga Wagga City: +14 Retail Trade, Wagga Wagga City: +105 Accommodation and Food Services, Wagga Wagga City: +65 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wagga Wagga City: +40 Information Media and Telecommunications, Wagga Wagga City: -27 Financial and Insurance Services, Wagga Wagga City: -3 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wagga Wagga City: -12 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wagga Wagga City: -34 Administrative and Support Services, Wagga Wagga City: -26 Public Administration and Safety, Wagga Wagga City: -40 Education and Training, Wagga Wagga City: +162 Health Care and Social Assistance, Wagga Wagga City: +456 Arts and Recreation Services, Wagga Wagga City: +5 Other Services, Wagga Wagga City: +108
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 2015/16 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (3,717 full-time equivalent local workers or 13.3%)
  • Public Administration and Safety (3,387 full-time equivalent local workers or 12.1%)
  • Education and Training (3,035 full-time equivalent local workers or 10.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 10,138 people in total or 36.2% of local workers.

In comparison, Regional NSW employed 11.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 6.4% in Public Administration and Safety; and 8.7% in Education and Training.

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

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Public Administration and Safety (12.1% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Education and Training (10.8% compared to 8.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (4.7% compared to 8.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Mining (0.2% compared to 3.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in Wagga Wagga City increased by 649 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 Wagga Wagga City were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+456 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Construction (-201 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Education and Training (+162 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Other Services (+108 full-time equivalent local workers)

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