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Employment by industry (FTE)

In Bathurst Regional Council area, Health Care and Social Assistance is the largest employer, generating 2,211 FTE jobs in 2017/18.

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 Bathurst Regional Council area.

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 Bathurst Regional Council area'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
Bathurst Regional Council area2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing7104.42.57475.02.9-37
Mining380.21.2920.61.5-54
Manufacturing1,5719.87.91,64111.08.8-70
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2231.41.12751.81.2-52
Construction1,5709.810.71,59410.79.1-24
Wholesale Trade3061.93.83612.44.3-55
Retail Trade1,5769.98.31,4259.68.9+151
Accommodation and Food Services9766.15.79456.46.1+31
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7044.45.86084.15.7+96
Information Media and Telecommunications2071.32.62851.92.8-77
Financial and Insurance Services2511.65.22021.45.4+49
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1781.11.92081.41.8-30
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services7874.910.45964.09.3+191
Administrative and Support Services3692.33.05543.73.3-185
Public Administration and Safety1,3238.35.51,2188.25.8+105
Education and Training1,94112.27.51,65011.16.9+290
Health Care and Social Assistance2,21113.911.41,62610.910.6+585
Arts and Recreation Services3091.91.52031.41.5+106
Other Services7114.53.86514.44.0+59

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

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Employment (FTE) 2017/18
Employment (FTE) 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, New South Wales: 2.5% Mining, New South Wales: 1.2% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 7.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 1.1% Construction, New South Wales: 10.7% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 3.8% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 8.3% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 5.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 5.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 2.6% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 5.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 10.4% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 3.0% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 5.5% Education and Training, New South Wales: 7.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 11.4% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.5% Other Services, New South Wales: 3.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Bathurst Regional Council area: 4.4% Mining, Bathurst Regional Council area: 0.2% Manufacturing, Bathurst Regional Council area: 9.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: 1.4% Construction, Bathurst Regional Council area: 9.8% Wholesale Trade, Bathurst Regional Council area: 1.9% Retail Trade, Bathurst Regional Council area: 9.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: 6.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Bathurst Regional Council area: 4.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Bathurst Regional Council area: 1.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: 1.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: 1.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: 4.9% Administrative and Support Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: 2.3% Public Administration and Safety, Bathurst Regional Council area: 8.3% Education and Training, Bathurst Regional Council area: 12.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Bathurst Regional Council area: 13.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: 1.9% Other Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: 4.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (FTE), 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in employment (FTE), 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Bathurst Regional Council area: -37 Mining, Bathurst Regional Council area: -54 Manufacturing, Bathurst Regional Council area: -70 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: -52 Construction, Bathurst Regional Council area: -24 Wholesale Trade, Bathurst Regional Council area: -55 Retail Trade, Bathurst Regional Council area: +151 Accommodation and Food Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: +31 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Bathurst Regional Council area: +96 Information Media and Telecommunications, Bathurst Regional Council area: -77 Financial and Insurance Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: +49 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: -30 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: +191 Administrative and Support Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: -185 Public Administration and Safety, Bathurst Regional Council area: +105 Education and Training, Bathurst Regional Council area: +290 Health Care and Social Assistance, Bathurst Regional Council area: +585 Arts and Recreation Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: +106 Other Services, Bathurst Regional Council area: +59
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
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 Bathurst Regional Council area in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (2,211 full-time equivalent local workers or 13.9%)
  • Education and Training (1,941 full-time equivalent local workers or 12.2%)
  • Retail Trade (1,576 full-time equivalent local workers or 9.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 5,728 people in total or 35.9% of local workers.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 11.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 7.5% in Education and Training; and 8.3% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of Bathurst Regional Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Education and Training (12.2% compared to 7.5%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Public Administration and Safety (8.3% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.9% compared to 10.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.6% compared to 5.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in Bathurst Regional Council area increased by 1,081 between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Bathurst Regional Council area were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+585 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Education and Training (+290 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+191 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Administrative and Support Services (-185 full-time equivalent local workers)

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