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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for the Inner West Council area in 2017/18 was 0.64, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Construction had the highest ratio (1.49), while the lowest ratio was found in Mining (0.08).

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 Inner West 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
Inner West Council area2017/182016/17
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1462180.671482050.73
Mining121640.08111460.08
Manufacturing5,6195,0701.115,4474,3121.26
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1026230.161046640.16
Construction7,8275,2581.497,4825,4201.38
Wholesale Trade2,4733,3810.732,5983,4250.76
Retail Trade8,3258,5140.988,3698,3191.01
Accommodation and Food Services6,9918,9410.786,5468,2710.79
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,6913,5060.772,8093,4490.81
Information Media and Telecommunications1,4087,1940.201,4346,1140.23
Financial and Insurance Services1,3879,3050.151,3918,7790.16
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,3512,1670.621,4162,0360.70
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6,03416,7640.366,25717,5390.36
Administrative and Support Services2,3554,5140.522,4894,2990.58
Public Administration and Safety5,0216,9240.735,1317,3050.70
Education and Training7,43313,5520.556,99012,6510.55
Health Care and Social Assistance10,76914,2140.7610,73513,8510.78
Arts and Recreation Services1,7193,6870.471,6613,6600.45
Other Services3,7833,7411.013,7983,7311.02

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: 3,741 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 3,687 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 14,214 Education and Training, Employed residents: 13,552 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 6,924 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 4,514 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 16,764 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 2,167 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 9,305 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 7,194 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 3,506 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 8,941 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 8,514 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 3,381 Construction, Employed residents: 5,258 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 623 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 5,070 Mining, Employed residents: 164 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 218 Other Services, Local jobs: 3,783 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 1,719 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 10,769 Education and Training, Local jobs: 7,433 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 5,021 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 2,355 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 6,034 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 1,351 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 1,387 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 1,408 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 2,691 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 6,991 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 8,325 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 2,473 Construction, Local jobs: 7,827 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 102 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 5,619 Mining, Local jobs: 12 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 146
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 2016/17
Employment capacity by industry 2017/18 and  2016/17 Other Services, 2016/17: 1.02 Arts and Recreation Services, 2016/17: 0.45 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2016/17: 0.78 Education and Training, 2016/17: 0.55 Public Administration and Safety, 2016/17: 0.70 Administrative and Support Services, 2016/17: 0.58 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2016/17: 0.36 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2016/17: 0.70 Financial and Insurance Services, 2016/17: 0.16 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2016/17: 0.23 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2016/17: 0.81 Accommodation and Food Services, 2016/17: 0.79 Retail Trade, 2016/17: 1.01 Wholesale Trade, 2016/17: 0.76 Construction, 2016/17: 1.38 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2016/17: 0.16 Manufacturing, 2016/17: 1.26 Mining, 2016/17: 0.08 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2016/17: 0.73 Other Services, 2017/18: 1.01 Arts and Recreation Services, 2017/18: 0.47 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2017/18: 0.76 Education and Training, 2017/18: 0.55 Public Administration and Safety, 2017/18: 0.73 Administrative and Support Services, 2017/18: 0.52 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2017/18: 0.36 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2017/18: 0.62 Financial and Insurance Services, 2017/18: 0.15 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2017/18: 0.20 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2017/18: 0.77 Accommodation and Food Services, 2017/18: 0.78 Retail Trade, 2017/18: 0.98 Wholesale Trade, 2017/18: 0.73 Construction, 2017/18: 1.49 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2017/18: 0.16 Manufacturing, 2017/18: 1.11 Mining, 2017/18: 0.08 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2017/18: 0.67
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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