Glenelg Shire

Employment by industry (FTE)

In Glenelg Shire, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing is the largest employer, generating 1,816 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 Glenelg Shire.

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 Glenelg Shire'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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Please 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 thespecific topic notes section.
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Full-time equivalent employment by industry sector
Glenelg Shire2018/192013/14Change
IndustryNumber%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,81624.93.21,67622.73.6+140
Mining70.10.5200.30.6-13
Manufacturing1,10715.19.11,26117.110.9-154
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services510.71.4751.01.4-24
Construction4936.710.65998.19.5-106
Wholesale Trade1672.33.71842.54.5-17
Retail Trade4235.88.95207.09.1-96
Accommodation and Food Services2904.05.23765.15.2-87
Transport, Postal and Warehousing5687.85.84956.75.6+73
Information Media and Telecommunications230.32.2320.42.3-9
Financial and Insurance Services390.54.0530.74.3-15
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services600.81.7680.91.6-9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1832.510.11822.59.5+1
Administrative and Support Services1011.43.21261.73.0-25
Public Administration and Safety3354.65.53184.35.3+17
Education and Training4706.47.84075.57.7+64
Health Care and Social Assistance82811.311.46939.410.5+134
Arts and Recreation Services660.91.9751.01.7-9
Other Services2823.93.82343.23.7+49
Total industries7,308100.0100.07,393100.0100.0-85

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. 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

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Dominant groups

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

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1,816 people or 24.9%)
  • Manufacturing (1,107 people or 15.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (828 people or 11.3%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 3,750 people in total or 51.3% of the local workers.

In comparison, Victoria employed 3.2% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 9.1% in Manufacturing and 11.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of Glenelg Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (24.9% compared to 3.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.5% compared to 10.1%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Manufacturing (15.1% compared to 9.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Construction (6.7% compared to 10.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of full-time equivalent local workers in Glenelg Shire increased by decreased by -85 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 Glenelg Shire were for those employed in:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+140 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+134 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+73 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Education and Training (+64 full-time equivalent local workers)

Glenelg Shire

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