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Employment by industry (FTE)

In Hawkesbury City, Construction is the largest employer, generating 4,510 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 Hawkesbury City.

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 Hawkesbury City'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
Hawkesbury City2018/192013/14Change
IndustryNumber%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,3315.82.51,3255.83.0+6
Mining220.11.1280.11.4-6
Manufacturing2,52611.07.52,52111.08.5+5
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3611.61.12501.11.3+111
Construction4,51019.710.73,64315.99.4+867
Wholesale Trade5262.33.66833.04.3-157
Retail Trade1,8778.28.52,0639.08.9-186
Accommodation and Food Services1,2865.65.81,3495.96.0-64
Transport, Postal and Warehousing9964.35.98993.95.8+96
Information Media and Telecommunications2441.12.33281.42.5-84
Financial and Insurance Services2181.05.32201.05.5-2
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3461.51.93221.42.0+24
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services9594.210.88423.79.1+117
Administrative and Support Services5732.53.05372.33.0+36
Public Administration and Safety1,4146.25.62,1849.65.8-771
Education and Training2,0428.97.41,9878.77.2+55
Health Care and Social Assistance2,1969.611.62,0989.210.7+98
Arts and Recreation Services4081.81.53341.51.4+75
Other Services1,1154.93.81,2565.54.2-142
Total industries22,948100.0100.022,870100.0100.0+78

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 Hawkesbury City in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Construction (4,510 people or 19.7%)
  • Manufacturing (2,526 people or 11.0%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (2,196 people or 9.6%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 9,232 people in total or 40.2% of the local workers.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 10.7% in Construction; 7.5% in Manufacturing and 11.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of Hawkesbury City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Construction (19.7% compared to 10.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.2% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.0% compared to 5.3%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Manufacturing (11.0% compared to 7.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of full-time equivalent local workers in Hawkesbury City increased by increased by 78 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 Hawkesbury City were for those employed in:

  • Construction (+867 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+117 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+111 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+98 full-time equivalent local workers)

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