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West Coast Council

Local employment

There were 2,424 jobs located in the West Coast Council in the year ending June 2016.

This indicator shows the estimated number of jobs in the local area, on an annual basis back to 2001. The dataset is derived from the National Economics microsimulation model, based on the ABS labour force survey, and is generally higher than the figure provided by Census, because it is updated every year, and is not subject to Census undercount.

A count of jobs is one of the most fundamental economic indicators of the size of the local economy, and increasing numbers of jobs generally represent a growing economy. However, jobs are not necessarily full-time and the value of a job varies across areas. For this reason, jobs numbers should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (FTE) and Worker Productivity datasets.

Local jobs
Local jobs 2016, West Coast Council: 2,424 2015, West Coast Council: 2,463 2014, West Coast Council: 2,631 2013, West Coast Council: 2,801 2012, West Coast Council: 2,929 2011, West Coast Council: 2,910 2010, West Coast Council: 2,791 2009, West Coast Council: 2,709 2008, West Coast Council: 2,570 2007, West Coast Council: 2,466 2006, West Coast Council: 2,450 2005, West Coast Council: 2,433 2004, West Coast Council: 2,432 2003, West Coast Council: 2,441 2002, West Coast Council: 2,444 2001, West Coast Council: 2,557
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Local jobs
West Coast CouncilTasmania
Year (ending June 30)Number% changeNumber% changeWest Coast Council as a % of Tasmania
20162,424-1.56238,946-0.251.01
20152,463-6.40239,553+2.911.03
20142,631-6.06232,776-0.431.13
20132,801-4.36233,786-0.941.20
20122,929+0.66236,013-1.151.24
20112,910+4.27238,759+1.311.22
20102,791+3.02235,665-1.361.18
20092,709+5.40238,909+3.181.13
20082,570+4.21231,547+2.991.11
20072,466+0.68224,823+0.931.10
20062,450+0.69222,762+3.181.10
20052,433+0.02215,905+2.461.13
20042,432-0.37210,724+4.401.15
20032,441-0.13201,842+1.421.21
20022,444-4.42199,023-1.001.23
20012,557--201,035--1.27

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

Annual change in local jobs
Annual change in local jobs 2016, Average annual growth rate: -0.4% 2015, Average annual growth rate: -0.4% 2014, Average annual growth rate: -0.4% 2013, Average annual growth rate: -0.4% 2012, Average annual growth rate: -0.4% 2011, Average annual growth rate: -0.4% 2010, Average annual growth rate: -0.4% 2009, Average annual growth rate: -0.4% 2008, Average annual growth rate: -0.4% 2007, Average annual growth rate: -0.4% 2006, Average annual growth rate: -0.4% 2005, Average annual growth rate: -0.4% 2004, Average annual growth rate: -0.4% 2003, Average annual growth rate: -0.4% 2016, Tasmania: -0.3% 2015, Tasmania: 2.9% 2014, Tasmania: -0.4% 2013, Tasmania: -0.9% 2012, Tasmania: -1.2% 2011, Tasmania: 1.3% 2010, Tasmania: -1.4% 2009, Tasmania: 3.2% 2008, Tasmania: 3.0% 2007, Tasmania: 0.9% 2006, Tasmania: 3.2% 2005, Tasmania: 2.5% 2004, Tasmania: 4.4% 2003, Tasmania: 1.4% 2016, West Coast Council: -1.6% 2015, West Coast Council: -6.4% 2014, West Coast Council: -6.1% 2013, West Coast Council: -4.4% 2012, West Coast Council: 0.7% 2011, West Coast Council: 4.3% 2010, West Coast Council: 3.0% 2009, West Coast Council: 5.4% 2008, West Coast Council: 4.2% 2007, West Coast Council: 0.7% 2006, West Coast Council: 0.7% 2005, West Coast Council: 0.0% 2004, West Coast Council: -0.4% 2003, West Coast Council: -0.1%
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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