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Employment by industry (FTE)

In the Fraser Coast Regional Council, Health Care and Social Assistance is the largest employer, generating 5,117 FTE jobs in 2017/18.

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 Fraser Coast Regional Council.

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 Fraser Coast Regional Council'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
Fraser Coast Regional Council2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing8923.13.19933.63.7-101
Mining2550.93.21690.64.0+86
Manufacturing2,2307.97.92,2918.38.2-61
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4571.61.59453.41.7-488
Construction2,7609.711.22,5649.311.3+197
Wholesale Trade4811.73.16482.33.6-167
Retail Trade3,27511.58.83,17311.59.1+102
Accommodation and Food Services2,2297.95.82,0487.45.5+181
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,4605.16.11,3715.06.3+88
Information Media and Telecommunications4081.41.33281.21.4+80
Financial and Insurance Services4071.42.94571.72.7-50
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5421.91.96442.32.3-102
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,0423.77.51,0263.77.1+16
Administrative and Support Services7582.73.17302.63.0+28
Public Administration and Safety1,9987.07.11,8376.67.0+161
Education and Training2,2828.07.62,4388.87.2-157
Health Care and Social Assistance5,11718.012.14,36515.810.6+752
Arts and Recreation Services4601.61.64321.61.4+28
Other Services1,3434.74.21,2204.44.0+123

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 (FTE) 2017/18
Employment (FTE) 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Queensland: 3.1% Mining, Queensland: 3.2% Manufacturing, Queensland: 7.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 1.5% Construction, Queensland: 11.2% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 3.1% Retail Trade, Queensland: 8.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 5.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 6.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 1.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 2.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 7.5% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 7.1% Education and Training, Queensland: 7.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 12.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 1.6% Other Services, Queensland: 4.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3.1% Mining, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 0.9% Manufacturing, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 7.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 1.6% Construction, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 9.7% Wholesale Trade, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 1.7% Retail Trade, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 11.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 7.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 5.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 1.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 1.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 3.7% Administrative and Support Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 2.7% Public Administration and Safety, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 7.0% Education and Training, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 8.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 18.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 1.6% Other Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: 4.7%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (FTE), 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in employment (FTE), 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -101 Mining, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +86 Manufacturing, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -61 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -488 Construction, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +197 Wholesale Trade, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -167 Retail Trade, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +102 Accommodation and Food Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +181 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +88 Information Media and Telecommunications, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +80 Financial and Insurance Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -50 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -102 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +16 Administrative and Support Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +28 Public Administration and Safety, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +161 Education and Training, Fraser Coast Regional Council: -157 Health Care and Social Assistance, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +752 Arts and Recreation Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +28 Other Services, Fraser Coast Regional Council: +123
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
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 Fraser Coast Regional Council in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (5,117 full-time equivalent local workers or 18.0%)
  • Retail Trade (3,275 full-time equivalent local workers or 11.5%)
  • Construction (2,760 full-time equivalent local workers or 9.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 11,152 people in total or 39.3% of local workers.

In comparison, Queensland employed 12.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 8.8% in Retail Trade; and 11.2% in Construction.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of the Fraser Coast Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (18.0% compared to 12.1%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Retail Trade (11.5% compared to 8.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.7% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Mining (0.9% compared to 3.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in the Fraser Coast Regional Council increased by 716 between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the Fraser Coast Regional Council were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+752 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (-488 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Construction (+197 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+181 full-time equivalent local workers)

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