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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for Gladstone Regional Council area in 2017/18 was 1.05, meaning that there were more jobs than resident workers. Mining had the highest ratio (1.26), while the lowest ratio was found in Arts and Recreation Services (0.92).

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 area2017/182011/12
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing6996721.045024961.01
Mining8887051.261,0611,3220.80
Manufacturing3,7633,3881.115,1024,9781.03
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services9881,0430.958688421.03
Construction2,9422,3401.266,2115,2461.18
Wholesale Trade8148210.997417301.02
Retail Trade3,1923,1591.012,8092,8191.00
Accommodation and Food Services1,9781,8811.051,8221,8201.00
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,7222,6671.022,5852,4631.05
Information Media and Telecommunications1511491.012732750.99
Financial and Insurance Services2822791.013493640.96
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5465471.006106091.00
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,9151,6821.142,3002,2131.04
Administrative and Support Services9409391.007937771.02
Public Administration and Safety1,5601,6330.961,2131,2041.01
Education and Training2,6802,5921.032,0642,0760.99
Health Care and Social Assistance2,7282,8160.971,9401,9750.98
Arts and Recreation Services2652890.921781800.99
Other Services1,1431,1710.981,1031,1110.99

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 capacity by industry 2017/18
Employment capacity by industry 2017/18 Other Services, Employed residents: 1,171 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 289 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 2,816 Education and Training, Employed residents: 2,592 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 1,633 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 939 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 1,682 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 547 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 279 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 149 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 2,667 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 1,881 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 3,159 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 821 Construction, Employed residents: 2,340 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 1,043 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 3,388 Mining, Employed residents: 705 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 672 Other Services, Local jobs: 1,143 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 265 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 2,728 Education and Training, Local jobs: 2,680 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 1,560 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 940 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 1,915 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 546 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 282 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 151 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 2,722 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 1,978 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 3,192 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 814 Construction, Local jobs: 2,942 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 988 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 3,763 Mining, Local jobs: 888 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 699
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment capacity by industry 2017/18 and 2011/12
Employment capacity by industry 2017/18 and  2011/12 Other Services, 2011/12: 0.99 Arts and Recreation Services, 2011/12: 0.99 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2011/12: 0.98 Education and Training, 2011/12: 0.99 Public Administration and Safety, 2011/12: 1.01 Administrative and Support Services, 2011/12: 1.02 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2011/12: 1.04 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2011/12: 1.00 Financial and Insurance Services, 2011/12: 0.96 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2011/12: 0.99 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2011/12: 1.05 Accommodation and Food Services, 2011/12: 1.00 Retail Trade, 2011/12: 1.00 Wholesale Trade, 2011/12: 1.02 Construction, 2011/12: 1.18 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2011/12: 1.03 Manufacturing, 2011/12: 1.03 Mining, 2011/12: 0.80 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2011/12: 1.01 Other Services, 2017/18: 0.98 Arts and Recreation Services, 2017/18: 0.92 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2017/18: 0.97 Education and Training, 2017/18: 1.03 Public Administration and Safety, 2017/18: 0.96 Administrative and Support Services, 2017/18: 1.00 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2017/18: 1.14 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2017/18: 1.00 Financial and Insurance Services, 2017/18: 1.01 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2017/18: 1.01 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2017/18: 1.02 Accommodation and Food Services, 2017/18: 1.05 Retail Trade, 2017/18: 1.01 Wholesale Trade, 2017/18: 0.99 Construction, 2017/18: 1.26 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2017/18: 0.95 Manufacturing, 2017/18: 1.11 Mining, 2017/18: 1.26 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2017/18: 1.04
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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