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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for the Cradle Coast Region in 2017/18 was 1.00, meaning that there were more jobs than resident workers. Construction had the highest ratio (1.22), while the lowest ratio was found in Information Media and Telecommunications (0.92).

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 Cradle Coast Region 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
Cradle Coast Region2017/182012/13
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing4,1144,3120.953,6303,6471.00
Mining2,1701,9731.102,8452,6041.09
Manufacturing5,1935,3750.975,9215,9840.99
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services5585960.946176360.97
Construction5,2634,3131.224,4574,4321.01
Wholesale Trade1,2431,2161.021,7441,7620.99
Retail Trade5,4195,6210.965,3005,2951.00
Accommodation and Food Services3,4513,5160.983,3043,2331.02
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,7072,8270.962,9722,8571.04
Information Media and Telecommunications5095500.924784940.97
Financial and Insurance Services5825831.006706730.99
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5615820.965555590.99
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,5071,5190.991,4341,4401.00
Administrative and Support Services1,6081,6081.001,5091,5111.00
Public Administration and Safety2,3382,3850.982,5292,6210.96
Education and Training4,1314,1580.993,8563,8571.00
Health Care and Social Assistance6,4096,5330.985,5165,4761.01
Arts and Recreation Services7147041.014474990.90
Other Services2,0912,1280.981,8831,8871.00

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: 2,128 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 704 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 6,533 Education and Training, Employed residents: 4,158 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 2,385 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 1,608 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 1,519 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 582 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 583 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 550 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 2,827 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 3,516 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 5,621 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 1,216 Construction, Employed residents: 4,313 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 596 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 5,375 Mining, Employed residents: 1,973 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 4,312 Other Services, Local jobs: 2,091 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 714 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 6,409 Education and Training, Local jobs: 4,131 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 2,338 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 1,608 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 1,507 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 561 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 582 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 509 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 2,707 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 3,451 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 5,419 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 1,243 Construction, Local jobs: 5,263 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 558 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 5,193 Mining, Local jobs: 2,170 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 4,114
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: 1.00 Arts and Recreation Services, 2012/13: 0.90 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2012/13: 1.01 Education and Training, 2012/13: 1.00 Public Administration and Safety, 2012/13: 0.96 Administrative and Support Services, 2012/13: 1.00 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2012/13: 1.00 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2012/13: 0.99 Financial and Insurance Services, 2012/13: 0.99 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2012/13: 0.97 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2012/13: 1.04 Accommodation and Food Services, 2012/13: 1.02 Retail Trade, 2012/13: 1.00 Wholesale Trade, 2012/13: 0.99 Construction, 2012/13: 1.01 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2012/13: 0.97 Manufacturing, 2012/13: 0.99 Mining, 2012/13: 1.09 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2012/13: 1.00 Other Services, 2017/18: 0.98 Arts and Recreation Services, 2017/18: 1.01 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2017/18: 0.98 Education and Training, 2017/18: 0.99 Public Administration and Safety, 2017/18: 0.98 Administrative and Support Services, 2017/18: 1.00 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2017/18: 0.99 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2017/18: 0.96 Financial and Insurance Services, 2017/18: 1.00 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2017/18: 0.92 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2017/18: 0.96 Accommodation and Food Services, 2017/18: 0.98 Retail Trade, 2017/18: 0.96 Wholesale Trade, 2017/18: 1.02 Construction, 2017/18: 1.22 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2017/18: 0.94 Manufacturing, 2017/18: 0.97 Mining, 2017/18: 1.10 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2017/18: 0.95
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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