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Local employment

There were 82,469 jobs located in the Cairns in the year ending June 2019.

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 2019, Cairns: 82,469 2018, Cairns: 81,039 2017, Cairns: 77,920 2016, Cairns: 76,261 2015, Cairns: 74,854 2014, Cairns: 74,883 2013, Cairns: 73,807 2012, Cairns: 72,590 2011, Cairns: 73,093 2010, Cairns: 72,835 2009, Cairns: 73,179 2008, Cairns: 71,125 2007, Cairns: 68,735 2006, Cairns: 64,998 2005, Cairns: 62,733 2004, Cairns: 58,978 2003, Cairns: 56,345 2002, Cairns: 55,333 2001, Cairns: 53,547
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
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
201982,469+1.762,512,831+1.733.28
201881,039+4.002,470,097+4.193.28
201777,920+2.182,370,693+0.513.29
201676,261+1.882,358,703+1.733.23
201574,854-0.042,318,535+0.133.23
201474,883+1.462,315,529+1.273.23
201373,807+1.682,286,562+0.283.23
201272,590-0.692,280,292+1.293.18
201173,093+0.352,251,212+1.753.25
201072,835-0.472,212,443+0.403.29
200973,179+2.892,203,667+2.993.32
200871,125+3.482,139,709+3.023.32
200768,735+5.752,077,032+4.793.31
200664,998+3.611,982,079+3.883.28
200562,733+6.371,908,002+5.273.29
200458,978+4.671,812,560+3.273.25
200356,345+1.831,755,228+3.953.21
200255,333+3.341,688,460+2.233.28
200153,547--1,651,617--3.24

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts

Annual change in local jobs
Annual change in local jobs 2019, Average annual growth rate: 2.5% 2018, Average annual growth rate: 2.5% 2017, Average annual growth rate: 2.5% 2016, Average annual growth rate: 2.5% 2015, Average annual growth rate: 2.5% 2014, Average annual growth rate: 2.5% 2013, Average annual growth rate: 2.5% 2012, Average annual growth rate: 2.5% 2011, Average annual growth rate: 2.5% 2010, Average annual growth rate: 2.5% 2009, Average annual growth rate: 2.5% 2008, Average annual growth rate: 2.5% 2007, Average annual growth rate: 2.5% 2006, Average annual growth rate: 2.5% 2005, Average annual growth rate: 2.5% 2004, Average annual growth rate: 2.5% 2003, Average annual growth rate: 2.5% 2019, Queensland: 1.7% 2018, Queensland: 4.2% 2017, Queensland: 0.5% 2016, Queensland: 1.7% 2015, Queensland: 0.1% 2014, Queensland: 1.3% 2013, Queensland: 0.3% 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: 3.3% 2003, Queensland: 4.0% 2019, Cairns: 1.8% 2018, Cairns: 4.0% 2017, Cairns: 2.2% 2016, Cairns: 1.9% 2015, Cairns: 0.0% 2014, Cairns: 1.5% 2013, Cairns: 1.7% 2012, Cairns: -0.7% 2011, Cairns: 0.4% 2010, Cairns: -0.5% 2009, Cairns: 2.9% 2008, Cairns: 3.5% 2007, Cairns: 5.7% 2006, Cairns: 3.6% 2005, Cairns: 6.4% 2004, Cairns: 4.7% 2003, Cairns: 1.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
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