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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: 76,432 2015, Cairns: 74,738 2014, Cairns: 74,939 2013, Cairns: 73,708 2012, Cairns: 72,615 2011, Cairns: 72,684 2010, Cairns: 72,318 2009, Cairns: 72,530 2008, Cairns: 70,605 2007, Cairns: 68,462 2006, Cairns: 64,809 2005, Cairns: 62,383 2004, Cairns: 58,615 2003, Cairns: 56,140 2002, Cairns: 55,271 2001, Cairns: 53,450
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
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
201777,139+0.922,361,670+0.143.27
201676,432+2.272,358,288+1.693.24
201574,738-0.272,319,162+0.153.22
201474,939+1.672,315,750+1.343.24
201373,708+1.502,285,212+0.193.23
201272,615-0.092,280,850+1.323.18
201172,684+0.512,251,157+1.763.23
201072,318-0.292,212,163+0.403.27
200972,530+2.732,203,291+2.973.29
200870,605+3.132,139,779+3.023.30
200768,462+5.642,077,063+4.813.30
200664,809+3.891,981,770+3.903.27
200562,383+6.431,907,301+5.263.27
200458,615+4.411,812,048+3.253.23
200356,140+1.571,755,095+3.943.20
200255,271+3.411,688,614+2.243.27
200153,450--1,651,598--3.24

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: 2.3% 2015, Cairns: -0.3% 2014, Cairns: 1.7% 2013, Cairns: 1.5% 2012, Cairns: -0.1% 2011, Cairns: 0.5% 2010, Cairns: -0.3% 2009, Cairns: 2.7% 2008, Cairns: 3.1% 2007, Cairns: 5.6% 2006, Cairns: 3.9% 2005, Cairns: 6.4% 2004, Cairns: 4.4% 2003, Cairns: 1.6%
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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