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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for Gladstone Regional Council area in 2018/19 was 1.00, meaning that there were more jobs than resident workers. Mining had the highest ratio (1.25), while the lowest ratio was found in Arts and Recreation Services (0.91).

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 Gladstone Regional Council area 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
Gladstone Regional Council area2018/192003/04
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing5665351.067407750.96
Mining9647691.252263360.67
Manufacturing4,5134,5670.994,7314,7241.00
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services8588501.015946080.98
Construction3,2513,1141.042,6822,5651.05
Wholesale Trade6446870.947627670.99
Retail Trade2,8213,0630.922,5472,5820.99
Accommodation and Food Services2,0151,9931.011,6011,5971.00
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,5102,4451.031,7741,7541.01
Information Media and Telecommunications1501590.951781751.02
Financial and Insurance Services3013180.953203230.99
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5946260.954094130.99
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,0941,9441.081,1061,1190.99
Administrative and Support Services8018530.946747000.96
Public Administration and Safety1,3021,3680.959229440.98
Education and Training2,2862,1731.051,7561,7201.02
Health Care and Social Assistance2,1652,2780.951,4451,4750.98
Arts and Recreation Services1741900.911601670.96
Other Services1,0621,0750.997307440.98

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: 1,075 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 190 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 2,278 Education and Training, Employed residents: 2,173 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 1,368 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 853 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 1,944 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 626 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 318 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 159 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 2,445 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 1,993 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 3,063 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 687 Construction, Employed residents: 3,114 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 850 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 4,567 Mining, Employed residents: 769 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 535 Other Services, Local jobs: 1,062 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 174 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 2,165 Education and Training, Local jobs: 2,286 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 1,302 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 801 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 2,094 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 594 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 301 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 150 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 2,510 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 2,015 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 2,821 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 644 Construction, Local jobs: 3,251 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 858 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 4,513 Mining, Local jobs: 964 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 566
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 2003/04
Employment capacity by industry 2018/19 and  2003/04 Other Services, 2003/04: 0.98 Arts and Recreation Services, 2003/04: 0.96 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2003/04: 0.98 Education and Training, 2003/04: 1.02 Public Administration and Safety, 2003/04: 0.98 Administrative and Support Services, 2003/04: 0.96 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2003/04: 0.99 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2003/04: 0.99 Financial and Insurance Services, 2003/04: 0.99 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2003/04: 1.02 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2003/04: 1.01 Accommodation and Food Services, 2003/04: 1.00 Retail Trade, 2003/04: 0.99 Wholesale Trade, 2003/04: 0.99 Construction, 2003/04: 1.05 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2003/04: 0.98 Manufacturing, 2003/04: 1.00 Mining, 2003/04: 0.67 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2003/04: 0.96 Other Services, 2018/19: 0.99 Arts and Recreation Services, 2018/19: 0.91 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2018/19: 0.95 Education and Training, 2018/19: 1.05 Public Administration and Safety, 2018/19: 0.95 Administrative and Support Services, 2018/19: 0.94 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2018/19: 1.08 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2018/19: 0.95 Financial and Insurance Services, 2018/19: 0.95 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2018/19: 0.95 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2018/19: 1.03 Accommodation and Food Services, 2018/19: 1.01 Retail Trade, 2018/19: 0.92 Wholesale Trade, 2018/19: 0.94 Construction, 2018/19: 1.04 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2018/19: 1.01 Manufacturing, 2018/19: 0.99 Mining, 2018/19: 1.25 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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