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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for the Cook Shire in 2018/19 was 1.69, meaning that there were more jobs than resident workers. Mining had the highest ratio (32.17), while the lowest ratio was found in Financial and Insurance Services (0.95).

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 the Cook Shire 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
Cook Shire2018/192013/14
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2622461.062692381.13
Mining9813132.177393322.54
Manufacturing107244.45148295.17
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services30161.9131221.43
Construction2581571.651731201.44
Wholesale Trade33301.0929261.12
Retail Trade1341331.011751751.00
Accommodation and Food Services3242891.122752561.07
Transport, Postal and Warehousing70581.2179571.38
Information Media and Telecommunications34271.2714141.01
Financial and Insurance Services29300.9513190.69
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services38400.9659620.95
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1341161.16139971.43
Administrative and Support Services55570.9782661.24
Public Administration and Safety2822241.262691911.41
Education and Training2111861.141551551.00
Health Care and Social Assistance2402361.022342171.08
Arts and Recreation Services55560.9775691.08
Other Services75253.0566541.23

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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Employment capacity by industry 2018/19
Employment capacity by industry 2018/19 Other Services, Employed residents: 25 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 56 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 236 Education and Training, Employed residents: 186 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 224 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 57 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 116 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 40 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 30 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 27 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 58 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 289 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 133 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 30 Construction, Employed residents: 157 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 16 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 24 Mining, Employed residents: 31 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 246 Other Services, Local jobs: 75 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 55 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 240 Education and Training, Local jobs: 211 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 282 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 55 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 134 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 38 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 29 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 34 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 70 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 324 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 134 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 33 Construction, Local jobs: 258 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 30 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 107 Mining, Local jobs: 981 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 262
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment capacity by industry 2018/19 and 2013/14
Employment capacity by industry 2018/19 and  2013/14 Other Services, 2013/14: 1.23 Arts and Recreation Services, 2013/14: 1.08 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2013/14: 1.08 Education and Training, 2013/14: 1.00 Public Administration and Safety, 2013/14: 1.41 Administrative and Support Services, 2013/14: 1.24 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2013/14: 1.43 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2013/14: 0.95 Financial and Insurance Services, 2013/14: 0.69 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2013/14: 1.01 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2013/14: 1.38 Accommodation and Food Services, 2013/14: 1.07 Retail Trade, 2013/14: 1.00 Wholesale Trade, 2013/14: 1.12 Construction, 2013/14: 1.44 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2013/14: 1.43 Manufacturing, 2013/14: 5.17 Mining, 2013/14: 22.54 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2013/14: 1.13 Other Services, 2018/19: 3.05 Arts and Recreation Services, 2018/19: 0.97 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2018/19: 1.02 Education and Training, 2018/19: 1.14 Public Administration and Safety, 2018/19: 1.26 Administrative and Support Services, 2018/19: 0.97 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2018/19: 1.16 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2018/19: 0.96 Financial and Insurance Services, 2018/19: 0.95 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2018/19: 1.27 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2018/19: 1.21 Accommodation and Food Services, 2018/19: 1.12 Retail Trade, 2018/19: 1.01 Wholesale Trade, 2018/19: 1.09 Construction, 2018/19: 1.65 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2018/19: 1.91 Manufacturing, 2018/19: 4.45 Mining, 2018/19: 32.17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2018/19: 1.06
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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