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Jobs to workers ratio

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The jobs to residents ratio for the Cradle Coast Region in 2016/17 was 0.99, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Mining had the highest ratio (1.12), while the lowest ratio was found in Information Media and Telecommunications (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 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 Region2016/172011/12
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing4,1614,2620.983,6163,6211.00
Mining1,9371,7251.122,4012,2031.09
Manufacturing5,5165,5760.996,3916,4610.99
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services6056081.006196380.97
Construction3,9944,0600.983,9144,0730.96
Wholesale Trade1,3301,3520.981,9711,9920.99
Retail Trade5,5175,6260.985,4955,4991.00
Accommodation and Food Services3,5273,4921.013,3503,3011.01
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,8142,7801.013,0252,9051.04
Information Media and Telecommunications4855090.955165260.98
Financial and Insurance Services6046080.997317350.99
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5735770.995835920.99
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,5111,5260.991,5061,5121.00
Administrative and Support Services1,6501,6391.011,5681,5751.00
Public Administration and Safety2,3902,4850.962,7152,8240.96
Education and Training4,0394,1560.973,9673,9880.99
Health Care and Social Assistance6,2626,3810.985,3315,2811.01
Arts and Recreation Services5745770.994244650.91
Other Services1,9982,0090.991,9691,9830.99

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. Each release may change previous years’ figures.Learn more

Employment capacity by industry 2016/17
Employment capacity by industry 2016/17 Other Services, Employed residents: 2,009 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 577 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 6,381 Education and Training, Employed residents: 4,156 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 2,485 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 1,639 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 1,526 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 577 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 608 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 509 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 2,780 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 3,492 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 5,626 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 1,352 Construction, Employed residents: 4,060 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 608 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 5,576 Mining, Employed residents: 1,725 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 4,262 Other Services, Local jobs: 1,998 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 574 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 6,262 Education and Training, Local jobs: 4,039 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 2,390 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 1,650 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 1,511 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 573 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 604 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 485 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 2,814 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 3,527 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 5,517 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 1,330 Construction, Local jobs: 3,994 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 605 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 5,516 Mining, Local jobs: 1,937 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 4,161
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment capacity by industry 2016/17 and 2011/12
Employment capacity by industry 2016/17 and  2011/12 Other Services, 2011/12: 0.99 Arts and Recreation Services, 2011/12: 0.91 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2011/12: 1.01 Education and Training, 2011/12: 0.99 Public Administration and Safety, 2011/12: 0.96 Administrative and Support Services, 2011/12: 1.00 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2011/12: 1.00 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2011/12: 0.99 Financial and Insurance Services, 2011/12: 0.99 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2011/12: 0.98 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2011/12: 1.04 Accommodation and Food Services, 2011/12: 1.01 Retail Trade, 2011/12: 1.00 Wholesale Trade, 2011/12: 0.99 Construction, 2011/12: 0.96 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2011/12: 0.97 Manufacturing, 2011/12: 0.99 Mining, 2011/12: 1.09 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2011/12: 1.00 Other Services, 2016/17: 0.99 Arts and Recreation Services, 2016/17: 0.99 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2016/17: 0.98 Education and Training, 2016/17: 0.97 Public Administration and Safety, 2016/17: 0.96 Administrative and Support Services, 2016/17: 1.01 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2016/17: 0.99 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2016/17: 0.99 Financial and Insurance Services, 2016/17: 0.99 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2016/17: 0.95 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2016/17: 1.01 Accommodation and Food Services, 2016/17: 1.01 Retail Trade, 2016/17: 0.98 Wholesale Trade, 2016/17: 0.98 Construction, 2016/17: 0.98 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2016/17: 1.00 Manufacturing, 2016/17: 0.99 Mining, 2016/17: 1.12 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2016/17: 0.98
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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