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Cradle Coast Region

Employment by industry (FTE)

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In the Cradle Coast Region, Manufacturing is the largest employer, generating 4,933 FTE jobs in 2016/17.

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 Region2016/172011/12Change
Industry
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Number%Tasmania%Number%Tasmania%2011/12 to 2016/17
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3,8969.66.43,9879.56.5-91
Mining2,5676.42.03,3468.02.4-779
Manufacturing4,93312.28.65,40812.99.2-475
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services5471.42.15651.32.1-18
Construction3,6399.09.13,5248.48.8+115
Wholesale Trade1,2883.23.01,7364.13.6-448
Retail Trade3,6569.19.63,9899.59.8-333
Accommodation and Food Services2,2735.66.32,2845.56.2-10
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,8187.05.22,6876.45.0+131
Information Media and Telecommunications3540.91.73890.91.9-35
Financial and Insurance Services4741.22.35331.32.4-59
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5461.41.64381.01.3+108
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,2643.15.21,2102.95.2+54
Administrative and Support Services9672.42.21,0682.52.4-101
Public Administration and Safety1,7624.47.51,9544.77.9-192
Education and Training2,6766.68.02,6406.37.8+36
Health Care and Social Assistance4,55911.313.24,0749.711.7+485
Arts and Recreation Services4371.12.03690.91.9+67
Other Services1,7184.34.11,6804.04.0+39

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 (FTE) 2016/17
Employment (FTE) 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Tasmania: 6.4% Mining, Tasmania: 2.0% Manufacturing, Tasmania: 8.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Tasmania: 2.1% Construction, Tasmania: 9.1% Wholesale Trade, Tasmania: 3.0% Retail Trade, Tasmania: 9.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Tasmania: 6.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Tasmania: 5.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Tasmania: 1.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Tasmania: 2.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Tasmania: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Tasmania: 5.2% Administrative and Support Services, Tasmania: 2.2% Public Administration and Safety, Tasmania: 7.5% Education and Training, Tasmania: 8.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Tasmania: 13.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Tasmania: 2.0% Other Services, Tasmania: 4.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Cradle Coast Region: 9.6% Mining, Cradle Coast Region: 6.4% Manufacturing, Cradle Coast Region: 12.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Cradle Coast Region: 1.4% Construction, Cradle Coast Region: 9.0% Wholesale Trade, Cradle Coast Region: 3.2% Retail Trade, Cradle Coast Region: 9.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Cradle Coast Region: 5.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Cradle Coast Region: 7.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Cradle Coast Region: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, Cradle Coast Region: 1.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Cradle Coast Region: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Cradle Coast Region: 3.1% Administrative and Support Services, Cradle Coast Region: 2.4% Public Administration and Safety, Cradle Coast Region: 4.4% Education and Training, Cradle Coast Region: 6.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Cradle Coast Region: 11.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Cradle Coast Region: 1.1% Other Services, Cradle Coast Region: 4.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (FTE), 2011/12 to 2016/17
Change in employment (FTE), 2011/12 to 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Cradle Coast Region: -91 Mining, Cradle Coast Region: -779 Manufacturing, Cradle Coast Region: -475 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Cradle Coast Region: -18 Construction, Cradle Coast Region: +115 Wholesale Trade, Cradle Coast Region: -448 Retail Trade, Cradle Coast Region: -333 Accommodation and Food Services, Cradle Coast Region: -10 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Cradle Coast Region: +131 Information Media and Telecommunications, Cradle Coast Region: -35 Financial and Insurance Services, Cradle Coast Region: -59 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Cradle Coast Region: +108 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Cradle Coast Region: +54 Administrative and Support Services, Cradle Coast Region: -101 Public Administration and Safety, Cradle Coast Region: -192 Education and Training, Cradle Coast Region: +36 Health Care and Social Assistance, Cradle Coast Region: +485 Arts and Recreation Services, Cradle Coast Region: +67 Other Services, Cradle Coast Region: +39
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
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 2016/17 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (4,933 full-time equivalent local workers or 12.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (4,559 full-time equivalent local workers or 11.3%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (3,896 full-time equivalent local workers or 9.6%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 13,388 people in total or 33.2% of local workers.

In comparison, Tasmania employed 8.6% in Manufacturing; 13.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 6.4% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing.

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 (6.4% compared to 2.0%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Manufacturing (12.2% compared to 8.6%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (9.6% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Public Administration and Safety (4.4% compared to 7.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in the Cradle Coast Region decreased by 1,507 between 2011/12 and 2016/17.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2011/12 and 2016/17 in the Cradle Coast Region were for those employed in:

  • Mining (-779 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+485 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Manufacturing (-475 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Wholesale Trade (-448 full-time equivalent local workers)

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