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Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)

Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) in 2018/19 was 0.97, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Transport, Postal and Warehousing had the highest ratio (1.57), while the lowest ratio was found in Financial and Insurance Services (0.51).

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 the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) 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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PLEASE NOTE: The WA state government definition of self-sufficiency is the same as the one which .id call employment capacity, and is presented on this page. Please use this topic for data relating to the state government's self-sufficiency targets.

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Employment capacity by industry
Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)2018/192013/14
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2,0552,1000.981,9682,0970.94
Mining8,00714,3760.568,15415,2260.54
Manufacturing20,92518,5671.1321,21419,0951.11
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2,8994,2950.672,9393,9550.74
Construction27,26724,3531.1225,83425,1191.03
Wholesale Trade15,31810,3991.4713,9399,9421.40
Retail Trade28,32527,4361.0323,71325,2310.94
Accommodation and Food Services13,67416,9360.8112,49515,9930.78
Transport, Postal and Warehousing25,45016,2611.5725,23016,5331.53
Information Media and Telecommunications2,0332,5440.801,9493,2840.59
Financial and Insurance Services3,4246,7710.513,1626,6450.48
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4,6164,8410.954,8395,1850.93
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services14,15019,1940.7412,49920,9770.60
Administrative and Support Services8,0667,5441.077,8518,6230.91
Public Administration and Safety13,85717,2380.8011,34215,2720.74
Education and Training25,43724,0771.0621,80520,4631.07
Health Care and Social Assistance21,69929,6790.7318,37327,0170.68
Arts and Recreation Services6,7655,0491.346,5574,8231.36
Other Services11,24511,6730.9610,79210,8451.00

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: 11,673 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 5,049 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 29,679 Education and Training, Employed residents: 24,077 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 17,238 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 7,544 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 19,194 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 4,841 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 6,771 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 2,544 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 16,261 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 16,936 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 27,436 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 10,399 Construction, Employed residents: 24,353 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 4,295 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 18,567 Mining, Employed residents: 14,376 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 2,100 Other Services, Local jobs: 11,245 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 6,765 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 21,699 Education and Training, Local jobs: 25,437 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 13,857 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 8,066 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 14,150 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 4,616 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 3,424 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 2,033 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 25,450 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 13,674 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 28,325 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 15,318 Construction, Local jobs: 27,267 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 2,899 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 20,925 Mining, Local jobs: 8,007 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 2,055
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 2013/14
Employment capacity by industry 2018/19 and  2013/14 Other Services, 2013/14: 1.00 Arts and Recreation Services, 2013/14: 1.36 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2013/14: 0.68 Education and Training, 2013/14: 1.07 Public Administration and Safety, 2013/14: 0.74 Administrative and Support Services, 2013/14: 0.91 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2013/14: 0.60 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2013/14: 0.93 Financial and Insurance Services, 2013/14: 0.48 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2013/14: 0.59 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2013/14: 1.53 Accommodation and Food Services, 2013/14: 0.78 Retail Trade, 2013/14: 0.94 Wholesale Trade, 2013/14: 1.40 Construction, 2013/14: 1.03 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2013/14: 0.74 Manufacturing, 2013/14: 1.11 Mining, 2013/14: 0.54 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2013/14: 0.94 Other Services, 2018/19: 0.96 Arts and Recreation Services, 2018/19: 1.34 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2018/19: 0.73 Education and Training, 2018/19: 1.06 Public Administration and Safety, 2018/19: 0.80 Administrative and Support Services, 2018/19: 1.07 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2018/19: 0.74 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2018/19: 0.95 Financial and Insurance Services, 2018/19: 0.51 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2018/19: 0.80 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2018/19: 1.57 Accommodation and Food Services, 2018/19: 0.81 Retail Trade, 2018/19: 1.03 Wholesale Trade, 2018/19: 1.47 Construction, 2018/19: 1.12 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2018/19: 0.67 Manufacturing, 2018/19: 1.13 Mining, 2018/19: 0.56 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2018/19: 0.98
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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