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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for Coastal Urban Economic Region in 2018/19 was 1.00, meaning that there were more jobs than resident workers. Wholesale Trade had the highest ratio (1.15), while the lowest ratio was found in Mining (0.71).

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 Coastal Urban Economic 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
Coastal Urban Economic Region2018/192013/14
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2,2802,1461.062,2352,2161.01
Mining8711,2300.719781,4820.66
Manufacturing4,2294,2141.004,6754,6931.00
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4344780.915255270.99
Construction3,6383,7570.973,6543,5981.02
Wholesale Trade1,3381,1611.151,4621,4071.04
Retail Trade4,9334,8311.024,7034,5301.04
Accommodation and Food Services2,5342,6160.972,5472,4931.02
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,4432,4121.012,5992,3591.10
Information Media and Telecommunications4154340.964354371.00
Financial and Insurance Services5295301.005745601.03
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4634591.014834641.04
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,4031,4011.001,2681,2381.02
Administrative and Support Services1,2871,2731.011,3101,2851.02
Public Administration and Safety2,1672,1711.002,1422,1201.01
Education and Training3,4143,5040.973,3183,2861.01
Health Care and Social Assistance5,7245,4961.045,1104,9181.04
Arts and Recreation Services4805070.953233380.96
Other Services1,7021,6431.041,6741,5971.05

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: 1,643 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 507 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 5,496 Education and Training, Employed residents: 3,504 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 2,171 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 1,273 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 1,401 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 459 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 530 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 434 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 2,412 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 2,616 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 4,831 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 1,161 Construction, Employed residents: 3,757 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 478 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 4,214 Mining, Employed residents: 1,230 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 2,146 Other Services, Local jobs: 1,702 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 480 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 5,724 Education and Training, Local jobs: 3,414 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 2,167 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 1,287 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 1,403 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 463 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 529 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 415 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 2,443 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 2,534 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 4,933 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 1,338 Construction, Local jobs: 3,638 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 434 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 4,229 Mining, Local jobs: 871 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 2,280
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: 1.05 Arts and Recreation Services, 2013/14: 0.96 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2013/14: 1.04 Education and Training, 2013/14: 1.01 Public Administration and Safety, 2013/14: 1.01 Administrative and Support Services, 2013/14: 1.02 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2013/14: 1.02 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2013/14: 1.04 Financial and Insurance Services, 2013/14: 1.03 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2013/14: 1.00 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2013/14: 1.10 Accommodation and Food Services, 2013/14: 1.02 Retail Trade, 2013/14: 1.04 Wholesale Trade, 2013/14: 1.04 Construction, 2013/14: 1.02 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2013/14: 0.99 Manufacturing, 2013/14: 1.00 Mining, 2013/14: 0.66 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2013/14: 1.01 Other Services, 2018/19: 1.04 Arts and Recreation Services, 2018/19: 0.95 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2018/19: 1.04 Education and Training, 2018/19: 0.97 Public Administration and Safety, 2018/19: 1.00 Administrative and Support Services, 2018/19: 1.01 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2018/19: 1.00 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2018/19: 1.01 Financial and Insurance Services, 2018/19: 1.00 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2018/19: 0.96 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2018/19: 1.01 Accommodation and Food Services, 2018/19: 0.97 Retail Trade, 2018/19: 1.02 Wholesale Trade, 2018/19: 1.15 Construction, 2018/19: 0.97 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2018/19: 0.91 Manufacturing, 2018/19: 1.00 Mining, 2018/19: 0.71 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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