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Wyong Shire

Employment by industry (FTE)

In Wyong Shire, Retail Trade is the largest employer, generating 4,948 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 Wyong Shire.

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 Wyong Shire'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
Wyong Shire2014/152009/10Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2009/10 to 2014/15
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3540.92.83631.02.9-9
Mining3060.81.13340.91.1-29
Manufacturing3,78010.08.34,35311.69.7-573
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services7792.11.27672.01.2+12
Construction4,05710.79.44,59512.39.1-539
Wholesale Trade1,2283.25.01,2213.35.2+7
Retail Trade4,94813.19.05,01813.49.1-70
Accommodation and Food Services3,3468.95.72,8497.65.6+497
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,6754.45.51,6244.35.7+51
Information Media and Telecommunications4791.32.73430.92.6+135
Financial and Insurance Services7371.95.87342.05.7+2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7051.91.97382.01.9-33
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,3993.79.11,4363.88.8-37
Administrative and Support Services1,2483.33.21,1653.13.1+83
Public Administration and Safety2,1065.66.22,0125.46.0+95
Education and Training3,4609.27.53,3358.97.4+125
Health Care and Social Assistance4,92013.010.24,52012.19.7+400
Arts and Recreation Services5961.61.34521.21.3+144
Other Services1,6844.54.01,5774.23.9+107

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) 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, Wyong Shire: 0.9% Mining, Wyong Shire: 0.8% Manufacturing, Wyong Shire: 10.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wyong Shire: 2.1% Construction, Wyong Shire: 10.7% Wholesale Trade, Wyong Shire: 3.2% Retail Trade, Wyong Shire: 13.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Wyong Shire: 8.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wyong Shire: 4.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Wyong Shire: 1.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Wyong Shire: 1.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wyong Shire: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wyong Shire: 3.7% Administrative and Support Services, Wyong Shire: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Wyong Shire: 5.6% Education and Training, Wyong Shire: 9.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Wyong Shire: 13.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Wyong Shire: 1.6% Other Services, Wyong Shire: 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, Wyong Shire: -9 Mining, Wyong Shire: -29 Manufacturing, Wyong Shire: -573 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Wyong Shire: +12 Construction, Wyong Shire: -539 Wholesale Trade, Wyong Shire: +7 Retail Trade, Wyong Shire: -70 Accommodation and Food Services, Wyong Shire: +497 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Wyong Shire: +51 Information Media and Telecommunications, Wyong Shire: +135 Financial and Insurance Services, Wyong Shire: +2 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Wyong Shire: -33 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Wyong Shire: -37 Administrative and Support Services, Wyong Shire: +83 Public Administration and Safety, Wyong Shire: +95 Education and Training, Wyong Shire: +125 Health Care and Social Assistance, Wyong Shire: +400 Arts and Recreation Services, Wyong Shire: +144 Other Services, Wyong Shire: +107
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 Wyong Shire in 2014/15 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Retail Trade (4,948 full-time equivalent local workers or 13.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (4,920 full-time equivalent local workers or 13.0%)
  • Construction (4,057 full-time equivalent local workers or 10.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 13,925 people in total or 36.8% of local workers.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 9.0% in Retail Trade; 10.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 9.4% in Construction.

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

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Retail Trade (13.1% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Accommodation and Food Services (8.9% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.7% compared to 9.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.9% compared to 5.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in Wyong Shire increased by 369 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 Wyong Shire were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-573 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Construction (-539 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+497 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+400 full-time equivalent local workers)

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