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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for Wollondilly Shire in 2015/16 was 0.55, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Mining had the highest ratio (3.35), while the lowest ratio was found in Financial and Insurance Services (0.18).

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 Wollondilly 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.

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Employment capacity by industry
Wollondilly Shire2015/162010/11
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,0707011.536386081.05
Mining1,9215743.351,7685073.49
Manufacturing1,4763,0350.491,4982,9160.51
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2514370.572403870.62
Construction2,0053,2030.631,8253,0150.61
Wholesale Trade2751,0570.262959670.30
Retail Trade1,0762,4610.448962,2120.41
Accommodation and Food Services6281,1760.536091,0300.59
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6541,6850.395661,5290.37
Information Media and Telecommunications412110.19371960.19
Financial and Insurance Services1116080.181145540.21
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1444610.311414130.34
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5511,2680.435471,1310.48
Administrative and Support Services3086580.472855790.49
Public Administration and Safety4311,5170.284291,3510.32
Education and Training1,2402,2540.559761,9850.49
Health Care and Social Assistance9442,4380.396732,1470.31
Arts and Recreation Services2433620.671963160.62
Other Services5031,2270.414491,0960.41

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: 1,227 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 362 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 2,438 Education and Training, Employed residents: 2,254 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 1,517 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 658 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 1,268 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 461 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 608 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 211 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 1,685 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 1,176 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 2,461 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 1,057 Construction, Employed residents: 3,203 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 437 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 3,035 Mining, Employed residents: 574 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 701 Other Services, Local jobs: 503 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 243 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 944 Education and Training, Local jobs: 1,240 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 431 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 308 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 551 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 144 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 111 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 41 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 654 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 628 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 1,076 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 275 Construction, Local jobs: 2,005 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 251 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 1,476 Mining, Local jobs: 1,921 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 1,070
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: 0.41 Arts and Recreation Services, 2010/11: 0.62 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2010/11: 0.31 Education and Training, 2010/11: 0.49 Public Administration and Safety, 2010/11: 0.32 Administrative and Support Services, 2010/11: 0.49 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2010/11: 0.48 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2010/11: 0.34 Financial and Insurance Services, 2010/11: 0.21 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2010/11: 0.19 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2010/11: 0.37 Accommodation and Food Services, 2010/11: 0.59 Retail Trade, 2010/11: 0.41 Wholesale Trade, 2010/11: 0.30 Construction, 2010/11: 0.61 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2010/11: 0.62 Manufacturing, 2010/11: 0.51 Mining, 2010/11: 3.49 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2010/11: 1.05 Other Services, 2015/16: 0.41 Arts and Recreation Services, 2015/16: 0.67 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2015/16: 0.39 Education and Training, 2015/16: 0.55 Public Administration and Safety, 2015/16: 0.28 Administrative and Support Services, 2015/16: 0.47 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2015/16: 0.43 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2015/16: 0.31 Financial and Insurance Services, 2015/16: 0.18 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2015/16: 0.19 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2015/16: 0.39 Accommodation and Food Services, 2015/16: 0.53 Retail Trade, 2015/16: 0.44 Wholesale Trade, 2015/16: 0.26 Construction, 2015/16: 0.63 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2015/16: 0.57 Manufacturing, 2015/16: 0.49 Mining, 2015/16: 3.35 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2015/16: 1.53
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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