Kyogle Council area

Employment by industry (FTE)

In Kyogle Council area, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing is the largest employer, generating 793 FTE jobs in 2019/20.

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 Kyogle Council area.

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 Kyogle Council area'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
Kyogle Council area2019/202014/15Change
IndustryNumber%. NSWNumber%. NSW2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing79329.22.670028.12.9+93
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services311.11.2251.01.2+6
Wholesale Trade662.43.6913.74.1-25
Retail Trade1876.98.62279.18.8-40
Accommodation and Food Services762.85.5943.85.9-18
Transport, Postal and Warehousing491.85.7702.85.9-21
Information Media and Telecommunications210.
Financial and Insurance Services120.45.6170.75.3-5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services120.41.8190.72.0-7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services652.410.8722.99.5-7
Administrative and Support Services281.03.0321.33.0-4
Public Administration and Safety983.65.9883.55.6+11
Education and Training2519.27.525710.37.5-6
Health Care and Social Assistance37713.912.12068.310.9+171
Arts and Recreation Services421.51.4230.91.4+19
Other Services762.83.7873.54.2-10
Total industries2,715100.0100.02,489100.0100.0+227

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in by .id (informed decisions). 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 Kyogle Council area in 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (793 people or 29.2%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (377 people or 13.9%)
  • Construction (318 people or 11.7%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 1,488 people in total or 54.8% of the local workers.

In comparison, NSW employed 2.6% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 12.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 10.6% in Construction.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of Kyogle Council area and NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (29.2% compared to 2.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.4% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Financial and Insurance Services (0.4% compared to 5.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (1.8% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of full-time equivalent local workers in Kyogle Council area increased by increased by 227 between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in Kyogle Council area were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+171 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+93 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Construction (+75 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Arts and Recreation Services (+19 full-time equivalent local workers)

Kyogle Council

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