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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for City of Armadale in 2016/17 was 0.51, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the highest ratio (0.93), while the lowest ratio was found in Mining (0.04).

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 City of Armadale 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
City of Armadale2016/172011/12
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3203460.935226160.85
Mining912,3560.04501,8970.03
Manufacturing1,2723,3590.389653,0970.31
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1305650.231444950.29
Construction2,1074,5010.471,9974,4990.44
Wholesale Trade3861,4650.263221,4370.22
Retail Trade3,0634,2890.712,5643,7400.69
Accommodation and Food Services1,9412,4170.801,3351,6020.83
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7252,9230.256172,4410.25
Information Media and Telecommunications1344710.281694130.41
Financial and Insurance Services2219070.241866780.27
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3567350.493536380.55
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6422,4880.265872,4120.24
Administrative and Support Services8621,3880.625881,0630.55
Public Administration and Safety1,1812,1770.548842,1090.42
Education and Training2,7683,0600.901,9882,2040.90
Health Care and Social Assistance3,5655,2130.682,9303,4860.84
Arts and Recreation Services3267200.452594280.61
Other Services8932,0100.447051,6160.44

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

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Employment capacity by industry 2016/17
Employment capacity by industry 2016/17 Other Services, Employed residents: 2,010 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 720 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 5,213 Education and Training, Employed residents: 3,060 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 2,177 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 1,388 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 2,488 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 735 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 907 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 471 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 2,923 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 2,417 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 4,289 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 1,465 Construction, Employed residents: 4,501 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 565 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 3,359 Mining, Employed residents: 2,356 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 346 Other Services, Local jobs: 893 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 326 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 3,565 Education and Training, Local jobs: 2,768 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 1,181 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 862 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 642 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 356 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 221 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 134 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 725 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 1,941 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 3,063 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 386 Construction, Local jobs: 2,107 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 130 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 1,272 Mining, Local jobs: 91 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 320
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment capacity by industry 2016/17 and 2011/12
Employment capacity by industry 2016/17 and  2011/12 Other Services, 2011/12: 0.44 Arts and Recreation Services, 2011/12: 0.61 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2011/12: 0.84 Education and Training, 2011/12: 0.90 Public Administration and Safety, 2011/12: 0.42 Administrative and Support Services, 2011/12: 0.55 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2011/12: 0.24 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2011/12: 0.55 Financial and Insurance Services, 2011/12: 0.27 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2011/12: 0.41 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2011/12: 0.25 Accommodation and Food Services, 2011/12: 0.83 Retail Trade, 2011/12: 0.69 Wholesale Trade, 2011/12: 0.22 Construction, 2011/12: 0.44 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2011/12: 0.29 Manufacturing, 2011/12: 0.31 Mining, 2011/12: 0.03 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2011/12: 0.85 Other Services, 2016/17: 0.44 Arts and Recreation Services, 2016/17: 0.45 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2016/17: 0.68 Education and Training, 2016/17: 0.90 Public Administration and Safety, 2016/17: 0.54 Administrative and Support Services, 2016/17: 0.62 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2016/17: 0.26 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2016/17: 0.49 Financial and Insurance Services, 2016/17: 0.24 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2016/17: 0.28 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2016/17: 0.25 Accommodation and Food Services, 2016/17: 0.80 Retail Trade, 2016/17: 0.71 Wholesale Trade, 2016/17: 0.26 Construction, 2016/17: 0.47 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2016/17: 0.23 Manufacturing, 2016/17: 0.38 Mining, 2016/17: 0.04 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2016/17: 0.93
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
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