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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for City of Canterbury Bankstown in 2017/18 was 0.72, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Manufacturing had the highest ratio (1.32), while the lowest ratio was found in Financial and Insurance Services (0.20).

A goal of economic development is often to maximise the employment opportunities locally, leading to a more socially and environmentally sustainable community.

Employment capacity is a simple way of looking at whether City of Canterbury Bankstown could theoretically provide jobs for all its residents if they were to choose to work locally.

Employment capacity is simply the number of local jobs in an industry, divided by the number of local residents employed (anywhere) in that industry. A figure over 1.0 means there are more jobs available than residents employed in that industry. Under 1.0 means there are more residents employed than jobs available in that sector.

This is a theoretical exercise as, even if there are enough jobs provided locally, there will always be some people who choose to commute out of the area.

Employment capacity data should be viewed in conjunction with Self-containment and Residents place of work data, which provides detail about the actual proportion of residents working locally, and Gross Regional Product and Worker productivity data which shows the economic contribution of residents and workers.

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Employment capacity by industry
City of Canterbury Bankstown2017/182012/13
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1742670.651573350.47
Mining1201370.88361270.28
Manufacturing16,29512,3321.3218,04712,4241.45
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,1491,0961.051,0901,0591.03
Construction13,08312,4491.0515,50015,7250.99
Wholesale Trade5,4225,8610.936,5986,6201.00
Retail Trade12,03619,1440.6310,95815,3110.72
Accommodation and Food Services7,53114,0610.546,39811,1960.57
Transport, Postal and Warehousing9,00712,2970.738,51212,1090.70
Information Media and Telecommunications1,0343,7050.281,3963,5050.40
Financial and Insurance Services1,5787,7810.201,5837,2640.22
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,5332,6460.581,4192,1400.66
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4,44811,9650.373,7368,9260.42
Administrative and Support Services3,5485,7360.623,1445,5590.57
Public Administration and Safety4,9538,5070.584,6817,4290.63
Education and Training12,22513,9860.879,2129,5540.96
Health Care and Social Assistance16,29120,1240.8111,67414,2440.82
Arts and Recreation Services1,3812,2880.601,1061,9780.56
Other Services5,3217,4630.714,7196,3820.74

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 capacity by industry 2017/18
Employment capacity by industry 2017/18 Other Services, Employed residents: 7,463 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 2,288 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 20,124 Education and Training, Employed residents: 13,986 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 8,507 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 5,736 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 11,965 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 2,646 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 7,781 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 3,705 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 12,297 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 14,061 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 19,144 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 5,861 Construction, Employed residents: 12,449 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 1,096 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 12,332 Mining, Employed residents: 137 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 267 Other Services, Local jobs: 5,321 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 1,381 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 16,291 Education and Training, Local jobs: 12,225 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 4,953 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 3,548 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 4,448 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 1,533 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 1,578 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 1,034 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 9,007 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 7,531 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 12,036 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 5,422 Construction, Local jobs: 13,083 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 1,149 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 16,295 Mining, Local jobs: 120 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 174
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment capacity by industry 2017/18 and 2012/13
Employment capacity by industry 2017/18 and  2012/13 Other Services, 2012/13: 0.74 Arts and Recreation Services, 2012/13: 0.56 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2012/13: 0.82 Education and Training, 2012/13: 0.96 Public Administration and Safety, 2012/13: 0.63 Administrative and Support Services, 2012/13: 0.57 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2012/13: 0.42 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2012/13: 0.66 Financial and Insurance Services, 2012/13: 0.22 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2012/13: 0.40 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2012/13: 0.70 Accommodation and Food Services, 2012/13: 0.57 Retail Trade, 2012/13: 0.72 Wholesale Trade, 2012/13: 1.00 Construction, 2012/13: 0.99 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2012/13: 1.03 Manufacturing, 2012/13: 1.45 Mining, 2012/13: 0.28 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2012/13: 0.47 Other Services, 2017/18: 0.71 Arts and Recreation Services, 2017/18: 0.60 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2017/18: 0.81 Education and Training, 2017/18: 0.87 Public Administration and Safety, 2017/18: 0.58 Administrative and Support Services, 2017/18: 0.62 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2017/18: 0.37 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2017/18: 0.58 Financial and Insurance Services, 2017/18: 0.20 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2017/18: 0.28 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2017/18: 0.73 Accommodation and Food Services, 2017/18: 0.54 Retail Trade, 2017/18: 0.63 Wholesale Trade, 2017/18: 0.93 Construction, 2017/18: 1.05 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2017/18: 1.05 Manufacturing, 2017/18: 1.32 Mining, 2017/18: 0.88 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2017/18: 0.65
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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