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Employment by industry (FTE)

In the Maranoa Regional Council, Mining is the largest employer, generating 1,807 FTE jobs in 2016/17.

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 the Maranoa Regional Council.

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 Maranoa Regional Council'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.

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 the specific topic notes section.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Full-time equivalent employment by industry sector
Maranoa Regional Council2016/172011/12Change
Industry
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Number%Queensland%Number%Queensland%2011/12 to 2016/17
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,49417.33.02,15524.34.1-661
Mining1,80720.93.31,07312.13.6+735
Manufacturing2873.37.83503.98.6-63
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4625.31.43624.11.7+100
Construction7068.210.797411.010.6-268
Wholesale Trade1962.33.12212.53.7-24
Retail Trade4805.59.05626.39.3-82
Accommodation and Food Services3253.85.93493.95.8-23
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4355.06.44895.56.3-54
Information Media and Telecommunications600.71.4640.71.4-4
Financial and Insurance Services730.82.8951.12.6-22
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services911.02.2941.12.4-4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1882.27.52162.47.0-28
Administrative and Support Services1131.33.1941.13.1+20
Public Administration and Safety5666.57.05336.06.9+33
Education and Training3984.67.73594.07.3+39
Health Care and Social Assistance6617.611.75946.710.3+66
Arts and Recreation Services400.51.6350.41.5+5
Other Services2743.24.32612.93.9+13

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 (FTE) 2016/17
Employment (FTE) 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Queensland: 3.0% Mining, Queensland: 3.3% Manufacturing, Queensland: 7.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Queensland: 1.4% Construction, Queensland: 10.7% Wholesale Trade, Queensland: 3.1% Retail Trade, Queensland: 9.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Queensland: 5.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Queensland: 6.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Queensland: 1.4% Financial and Insurance Services, Queensland: 2.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Queensland: 2.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Queensland: 7.5% Administrative and Support Services, Queensland: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Queensland: 7.0% Education and Training, Queensland: 7.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Queensland: 11.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Queensland: 1.6% Other Services, Queensland: 4.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Maranoa Regional Council: 17.3% Mining, Maranoa Regional Council: 20.9% Manufacturing, Maranoa Regional Council: 3.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Maranoa Regional Council: 5.3% Construction, Maranoa Regional Council: 8.2% Wholesale Trade, Maranoa Regional Council: 2.3% Retail Trade, Maranoa Regional Council: 5.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Maranoa Regional Council: 3.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Maranoa Regional Council: 5.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Maranoa Regional Council: 0.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Maranoa Regional Council: 0.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Maranoa Regional Council: 1.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Maranoa Regional Council: 2.2% Administrative and Support Services, Maranoa Regional Council: 1.3% Public Administration and Safety, Maranoa Regional Council: 6.5% Education and Training, Maranoa Regional Council: 4.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Maranoa Regional Council: 7.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Maranoa Regional Council: 0.5% Other Services, Maranoa Regional Council: 3.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (FTE), 2011/12 to 2016/17
Change in employment (FTE), 2011/12 to 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Maranoa Regional Council: -661 Mining, Maranoa Regional Council: +735 Manufacturing, Maranoa Regional Council: -63 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Maranoa Regional Council: +100 Construction, Maranoa Regional Council: -268 Wholesale Trade, Maranoa Regional Council: -24 Retail Trade, Maranoa Regional Council: -82 Accommodation and Food Services, Maranoa Regional Council: -23 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Maranoa Regional Council: -54 Information Media and Telecommunications, Maranoa Regional Council: -4 Financial and Insurance Services, Maranoa Regional Council: -22 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Maranoa Regional Council: -4 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Maranoa Regional Council: -28 Administrative and Support Services, Maranoa Regional Council: +20 Public Administration and Safety, Maranoa Regional Council: +33 Education and Training, Maranoa Regional Council: +39 Health Care and Social Assistance, Maranoa Regional Council: +66 Arts and Recreation Services, Maranoa Regional Council: +5 Other Services, Maranoa Regional Council: +13
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers in Maranoa Regional Council in 2016/17 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Mining (1,807 full-time equivalent local workers or 20.9%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1,494 full-time equivalent local workers or 17.3%)
  • Construction (706 full-time equivalent local workers or 8.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 4,007 people in total or 46.3% of local workers.

In comparison, Queensland employed 3.3% in Mining; 3.0% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; and 10.7% in Construction.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of the Maranoa Regional Council and Queensland were:

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Mining (20.9% compared to 3.3%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (17.3% compared to 3.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.2% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Manufacturing (3.3% compared to 7.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in the Maranoa Regional Council decreased by 223 between 2011/12 and 2016/17.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2011/12 and 2016/17 in the Maranoa Regional Council were for those employed in:

  • Mining (+735 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-661 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Construction (-268 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+100 full-time equivalent local workers)

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