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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for Willoughby City in 2014/15 was 1.63, meaning that there were more jobs than resident workers. Construction had the highest ratio (3.52), while the lowest ratio was found in Financial and Insurance Services (0.57).

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 Willoughby 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
Willoughby City2014/152009/10
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing72371.9258531.11
Mining1841531.211481151.29
Manufacturing3,1041,3862.243,9592,0551.93
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4302701.594951543.20
Construction6,8611,9503.525,7681,9093.02
Wholesale Trade3,1261,8591.683,5862,0651.74
Retail Trade6,0702,5442.396,6542,7432.43
Accommodation and Food Services2,8002,1841.282,2711,9921.14
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,3399861.361,5901,0831.47
Information Media and Telecommunications5,5672,4902.246,1242,1262.88
Financial and Insurance Services2,7354,7820.573,1054,2070.74
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,8151,3001.401,4758871.66
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services8,5267,5161.138,3016,8401.21
Administrative and Support Services2,1891,3251.652,2891,4241.61
Public Administration and Safety1,9581,5021.302,1191,5651.35
Education and Training3,1082,6911.152,9742,9011.03
Health Care and Social Assistance11,1514,3232.589,3193,3432.79
Arts and Recreation Services7521,0130.746216600.94
Other Services2,6511,2052.202,7721,3792.01

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: 1,205 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 1,013 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 4,323 Education and Training, Employed residents: 2,691 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 1,502 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 1,325 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 7,516 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 1,300 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 4,782 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 2,490 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 986 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 2,184 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 2,544 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 1,859 Construction, Employed residents: 1,950 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 270 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 1,386 Mining, Employed residents: 153 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 37 Other Services, Local jobs: 2,651 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 752 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 11,151 Education and Training, Local jobs: 3,108 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 1,958 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 2,189 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 8,526 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 1,815 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 2,735 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 5,567 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 1,339 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 2,800 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 6,070 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 3,126 Construction, Local jobs: 6,861 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 430 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 3,104 Mining, Local jobs: 184 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 72
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: 2.01 Arts and Recreation Services, 2009/10: 0.94 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2009/10: 2.79 Education and Training, 2009/10: 1.03 Public Administration and Safety, 2009/10: 1.35 Administrative and Support Services, 2009/10: 1.61 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2009/10: 1.21 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2009/10: 1.66 Financial and Insurance Services, 2009/10: 0.74 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2009/10: 2.88 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2009/10: 1.47 Accommodation and Food Services, 2009/10: 1.14 Retail Trade, 2009/10: 2.43 Wholesale Trade, 2009/10: 1.74 Construction, 2009/10: 3.02 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2009/10: 3.20 Manufacturing, 2009/10: 1.93 Mining, 2009/10: 1.29 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2009/10: 1.11 Other Services, 2014/15: 2.20 Arts and Recreation Services, 2014/15: 0.74 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2014/15: 2.58 Education and Training, 2014/15: 1.15 Public Administration and Safety, 2014/15: 1.30 Administrative and Support Services, 2014/15: 1.65 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2014/15: 1.13 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2014/15: 1.40 Financial and Insurance Services, 2014/15: 0.57 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2014/15: 2.24 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2014/15: 1.36 Accommodation and Food Services, 2014/15: 1.28 Retail Trade, 2014/15: 2.39 Wholesale Trade, 2014/15: 1.68 Construction, 2014/15: 3.52 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2014/15: 1.59 Manufacturing, 2014/15: 2.24 Mining, 2014/15: 1.21 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2014/15: 1.92
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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