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Employment by industry (FTE)

In the Cradle Coast Region, Health Care and Social Assistance is the largest employer, generating 4,961 FTE jobs in 2018/19.

Full-time equivalent (FTE) employment is modelled by NIEIR and takes into account differences in hours worked between industry sectors. It is a measure that allows direct comparison of employment between industries in the Cradle Coast Region.

Typically, industries such as Retail Trade and Accommodation and Food Services, which employ many part-time workers, have lower FTE employment than total employment.

FTE employment is calculated directly by dividing the total hours worked in each industry by 38. By comparing the number of full-time equivalent jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Cradle Coast Region's economy. This can be done by directly comparing the area to its benchmark, or by using a location quotient to look at the relative size of industries.

FTE employment should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (Total) and Employment by industry (Census), for a full understanding of the industry breakdown in the area. Worker productivity data shows the value of a worker in each industry to the local economy. Employment locations shows where employment is taking place in each industry sector.

NOTE: FTE employment is derived from Census data but has been corrected for the known undercount of employment in the Census. Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Full-time equivalent employment by industry sector
Cradle Coast Region2018/192013/14Change
Industry
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Number%Tasmania%Number%Tasmania%2013/14 to 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3,9339.96.43,5988.96.2+335
Mining2,3485.91.82,8927.22.3-544
Manufacturing4,30110.87.95,23613.09.1-935
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4561.11.75601.42.1-104
Construction4,36311.010.43,8289.58.6+535
Wholesale Trade1,2013.02.51,4903.73.4-289
Retail Trade3,4858.89.13,8469.610.1-361
Accommodation and Food Services2,1885.56.22,2135.56.3-26
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,5736.54.82,6556.65.0-81
Information Media and Telecommunications3050.81.43350.81.9-29
Financial and Insurance Services3961.02.04321.12.2-36
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4811.21.54621.21.5+18
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,2563.25.61,0982.74.9+158
Administrative and Support Services8462.12.01,0742.72.6-228
Public Administration and Safety1,7784.57.71,7414.37.5+37
Education and Training2,7586.98.32,8107.08.6-52
Health Care and Social Assistance4,96112.514.23,9579.811.9+1,004
Arts and Recreation Services4241.12.42640.71.6+160
Other Services1,6674.24.01,7174.34.3-50

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 (FTE) 2018/19
Employment (FTE) 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Tasmania: 6.4% Mining, Tasmania: 1.8% Manufacturing, Tasmania: 7.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Tasmania: 1.7% Construction, Tasmania: 10.4% Wholesale Trade, Tasmania: 2.5% Retail Trade, Tasmania: 9.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Tasmania: 6.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Tasmania: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Tasmania: 1.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Tasmania: 2.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Tasmania: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Tasmania: 5.6% Administrative and Support Services, Tasmania: 2.0% Public Administration and Safety, Tasmania: 7.7% Education and Training, Tasmania: 8.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Tasmania: 14.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Tasmania: 2.4% Other Services, Tasmania: 4.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Cradle Coast Region: 9.9% Mining, Cradle Coast Region: 5.9% Manufacturing, Cradle Coast Region: 10.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Cradle Coast Region: 1.1% Construction, Cradle Coast Region: 11.0% Wholesale Trade, Cradle Coast Region: 3.0% Retail Trade, Cradle Coast Region: 8.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Cradle Coast Region: 5.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Cradle Coast Region: 6.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Cradle Coast Region: 0.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Cradle Coast Region: 1.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Cradle Coast Region: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Cradle Coast Region: 3.2% Administrative and Support Services, Cradle Coast Region: 2.1% Public Administration and Safety, Cradle Coast Region: 4.5% Education and Training, Cradle Coast Region: 6.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Cradle Coast Region: 12.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Cradle Coast Region: 1.1% Other Services, Cradle Coast Region: 4.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (FTE), 2013/14 to 2018/19
Change in employment (FTE), 2013/14 to 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Cradle Coast Region: +335 Mining, Cradle Coast Region: -544 Manufacturing, Cradle Coast Region: -935 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Cradle Coast Region: -104 Construction, Cradle Coast Region: +535 Wholesale Trade, Cradle Coast Region: -289 Retail Trade, Cradle Coast Region: -361 Accommodation and Food Services, Cradle Coast Region: -26 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Cradle Coast Region: -81 Information Media and Telecommunications, Cradle Coast Region: -29 Financial and Insurance Services, Cradle Coast Region: -36 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Cradle Coast Region: +18 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Cradle Coast Region: +158 Administrative and Support Services, Cradle Coast Region: -228 Public Administration and Safety, Cradle Coast Region: +37 Education and Training, Cradle Coast Region: -52 Health Care and Social Assistance, Cradle Coast Region: +1,004 Arts and Recreation Services, Cradle Coast Region: +160 Other Services, Cradle Coast Region: -50
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers in Cradle Coast Region in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (4,961 full-time equivalent local workers or 12.5%)
  • Construction (4,363 full-time equivalent local workers or 11.0%)
  • Manufacturing (4,301 full-time equivalent local workers or 10.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 13,624 people in total or 34.3% of local workers.

In comparison, Tasmania employed 14.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 10.4% in Construction; and 7.9% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of the Cradle Coast Region and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Mining (5.9% compared to 1.8%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (9.9% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Manufacturing (10.8% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Public Administration and Safety (4.5% compared to 7.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in the Cradle Coast Region decreased by 488 between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the Cradle Coast Region were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+1,004 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Manufacturing (-935 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Mining (-544 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Construction (+535 full-time equivalent local workers)

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