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Local employment

There were 83,439 jobs located in the Cairns in the year ending June 2018.

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 2018, Cairns: 83,439 2017, Cairns: 78,193 2016, Cairns: 76,292 2015, Cairns: 74,634 2014, Cairns: 74,806 2013, Cairns: 73,872 2012, Cairns: 73,281 2011, Cairns: 73,535 2010, Cairns: 73,310 2009, Cairns: 73,954 2008, Cairns: 72,062 2007, Cairns: 69,395 2006, Cairns: 65,577 2005, Cairns: 63,210 2004, Cairns: 59,000 2003, Cairns: 56,236 2002, Cairns: 55,375 2001, Cairns: 53,819
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Local jobs
CairnsQueensland
Year (ending June 30)Number% changeNumber% changeCairns as a % of Queensland
201883,439+6.712,485,475+4.793.36
201778,193+2.492,371,754+0.993.30
201676,292+2.222,348,545+1.463.25
201574,634-0.232,314,688-0.403.22
201474,806+1.262,323,896+1.263.22
201373,872+0.812,294,994+0.043.22
201273,281-0.352,294,009+1.043.19
201173,535+0.312,270,469+1.603.24
201073,310-0.872,234,699+0.053.28
200973,954+2.632,233,601+3.143.31
200872,062+3.842,165,617+3.473.33
200769,395+5.822,092,990+4.883.32
200665,577+3.741,995,691+3.753.29
200563,210+7.141,923,524+5.723.29
200459,000+4.921,819,451+3.593.24
200356,236+1.551,756,403+3.793.20
200255,375+2.891,692,230+1.893.27
200153,819--1,660,768--3.24

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

Annual change in local jobs
Annual change in local jobs 2018, Average annual growth rate: 2.7% 2017, Average annual growth rate: 2.7% 2016, Average annual growth rate: 2.7% 2015, Average annual growth rate: 2.7% 2014, Average annual growth rate: 2.7% 2013, Average annual growth rate: 2.7% 2012, Average annual growth rate: 2.7% 2011, Average annual growth rate: 2.7% 2010, Average annual growth rate: 2.7% 2009, Average annual growth rate: 2.7% 2008, Average annual growth rate: 2.7% 2007, Average annual growth rate: 2.7% 2006, Average annual growth rate: 2.7% 2005, Average annual growth rate: 2.7% 2004, Average annual growth rate: 2.7% 2003, Average annual growth rate: 2.7% 2018, Queensland: 4.8% 2017, Queensland: 1.0% 2016, Queensland: 1.5% 2015, Queensland: -0.4% 2014, Queensland: 1.3% 2013, Queensland: 0.0% 2012, Queensland: 1.0% 2011, Queensland: 1.6% 2010, Queensland: 0.0% 2009, Queensland: 3.1% 2008, Queensland: 3.5% 2007, Queensland: 4.9% 2006, Queensland: 3.8% 2005, Queensland: 5.7% 2004, Queensland: 3.6% 2003, Queensland: 3.8% 2018, Cairns: 6.7% 2017, Cairns: 2.5% 2016, Cairns: 2.2% 2015, Cairns: -0.2% 2014, Cairns: 1.3% 2013, Cairns: 0.8% 2012, Cairns: -0.3% 2011, Cairns: 0.3% 2010, Cairns: -0.9% 2009, Cairns: 2.6% 2008, Cairns: 3.8% 2007, Cairns: 5.8% 2006, Cairns: 3.7% 2005, Cairns: 7.1% 2004, Cairns: 4.9% 2003, Cairns: 1.6%
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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