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Local employment

There were 77,139 jobs located in the Cairns in the year ending June 2017.

This indicator shows the estimated number of jobs in the local area, on an annual basis back to 2001. The dataset is derived from the National Economics microsimulation model, based on the ABS labour force survey, and is generally higher than the figure provided by Census, because it is updated every year, and is not subject to Census undercount.

A count of jobs is one of the most fundamental economic indicators of the size of the local economy, and increasing numbers of jobs generally represent a growing economy. However, jobs are not necessarily full-time and the value of a job varies across areas. For this reason, jobs numbers should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (FTE) and Worker Productivity datasets.

Local jobs
Local jobs 2017, Cairns: 77,139 2016, Cairns: 76,436 2015, Cairns: 75,050 2014, Cairns: 75,583 2013, Cairns: 74,739 2012, Cairns: 74,060 2011, Cairns: 74,365 2010, Cairns: 73,979 2009, Cairns: 74,117 2008, Cairns: 72,105 2007, Cairns: 69,892 2006, Cairns: 65,950 2005, Cairns: 63,312 2004, Cairns: 59,382 2003, Cairns: 56,821 2002, Cairns: 55,794 2001, Cairns: 53,924
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
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Local jobs
CairnsQueensland
Year (ending June 30)Number% changeNumber% changeCairns as a % of Queensland
201777,139+0.922,361,670+0.143.27
201676,436+1.852,358,288+1.693.24
201575,050-0.712,319,162+0.153.24
201475,583+1.132,315,750+1.343.26
201374,739+0.922,285,212+0.193.27
201274,060-0.412,280,850+1.323.25
201174,365+0.522,251,157+1.763.30
201073,979-0.192,212,163+0.403.34
200974,117+2.792,203,291+2.973.36
200872,105+3.172,139,779+3.023.37
200769,892+5.982,077,063+4.813.36
200665,950+4.171,981,770+3.903.33
200563,312+6.621,907,301+5.263.32
200459,382+4.511,812,048+3.253.28
200356,821+1.841,755,095+3.943.24
200255,794+3.471,688,614+2.243.30
200153,924--1,651,598--3.27

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts

Annual change in local jobs
Annual change in local jobs 2017, Average annual growth rate: 2.4% 2016, Average annual growth rate: 2.4% 2015, Average annual growth rate: 2.4% 2014, Average annual growth rate: 2.4% 2013, Average annual growth rate: 2.4% 2012, Average annual growth rate: 2.4% 2011, Average annual growth rate: 2.4% 2010, Average annual growth rate: 2.4% 2009, Average annual growth rate: 2.4% 2008, Average annual growth rate: 2.4% 2007, Average annual growth rate: 2.4% 2006, Average annual growth rate: 2.4% 2005, Average annual growth rate: 2.4% 2004, Average annual growth rate: 2.4% 2003, Average annual growth rate: 2.4% 2017, Queensland: 0.1% 2016, Queensland: 1.7% 2015, Queensland: 0.1% 2014, Queensland: 1.3% 2013, Queensland: 0.2% 2012, Queensland: 1.3% 2011, Queensland: 1.8% 2010, Queensland: 0.4% 2009, Queensland: 3.0% 2008, Queensland: 3.0% 2007, Queensland: 4.8% 2006, Queensland: 3.9% 2005, Queensland: 5.3% 2004, Queensland: 3.2% 2003, Queensland: 3.9% 2017, Cairns: 0.9% 2016, Cairns: 1.8% 2015, Cairns: -0.7% 2014, Cairns: 1.1% 2013, Cairns: 0.9% 2012, Cairns: -0.4% 2011, Cairns: 0.5% 2010, Cairns: -0.2% 2009, Cairns: 2.8% 2008, Cairns: 3.2% 2007, Cairns: 6.0% 2006, Cairns: 4.2% 2005, Cairns: 6.6% 2004, Cairns: 4.5% 2003, Cairns: 1.8%
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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