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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for the Northern Beaches Council area in 2017/18 was 0.72, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the highest ratio (1.35), while the lowest ratio was found in Financial and Insurance Services (0.17).

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 Northern Beaches 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
Northern Beaches Council area2017/182012/13
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing7505551.354134131.00
Mining622370.261063640.29
Manufacturing6,7387,3460.927,2458,3830.86
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services6488060.805429900.55
Construction10,1209,8801.028,88610,9690.81
Wholesale Trade4,8876,2730.786,9968,2220.85
Retail Trade15,30114,9121.0313,67713,9390.98
Accommodation and Food Services10,16010,9740.938,5338,7240.98
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,7874,8150.582,2394,2850.52
Information Media and Telecommunications2,1186,2190.341,8885,5920.34
Financial and Insurance Services2,05712,1200.172,04310,0480.20
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2,2004,1780.532,1003,4860.60
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services9,86121,0770.479,40819,8400.47
Administrative and Support Services3,7816,0600.623,6845,7420.64
Public Administration and Safety2,9516,6620.442,9626,0370.49
Education and Training11,28114,2470.798,79811,7190.75
Health Care and Social Assistance17,00317,3890.9812,60314,8050.85
Arts and Recreation Services2,8363,3280.852,0592,9010.71
Other Services5,2456,0910.864,8595,7270.85

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: 6,091 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 3,328 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 17,389 Education and Training, Employed residents: 14,247 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 6,662 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 6,060 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 21,077 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 4,178 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 12,120 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 6,219 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 4,815 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 10,974 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 14,912 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 6,273 Construction, Employed residents: 9,880 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 806 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 7,346 Mining, Employed residents: 237 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 555 Other Services, Local jobs: 5,245 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 2,836 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 17,003 Education and Training, Local jobs: 11,281 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 2,951 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 3,781 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 9,861 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 2,200 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 2,057 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 2,118 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 2,787 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 10,160 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 15,301 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 4,887 Construction, Local jobs: 10,120 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 648 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 6,738 Mining, Local jobs: 62 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 750
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 2012/13
Employment capacity by industry 2017/18 and  2012/13 Other Services, 2012/13: 0.85 Arts and Recreation Services, 2012/13: 0.71 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2012/13: 0.85 Education and Training, 2012/13: 0.75 Public Administration and Safety, 2012/13: 0.49 Administrative and Support Services, 2012/13: 0.64 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2012/13: 0.47 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2012/13: 0.60 Financial and Insurance Services, 2012/13: 0.20 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2012/13: 0.34 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2012/13: 0.52 Accommodation and Food Services, 2012/13: 0.98 Retail Trade, 2012/13: 0.98 Wholesale Trade, 2012/13: 0.85 Construction, 2012/13: 0.81 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2012/13: 0.55 Manufacturing, 2012/13: 0.86 Mining, 2012/13: 0.29 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2012/13: 1.00 Other Services, 2017/18: 0.86 Arts and Recreation Services, 2017/18: 0.85 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2017/18: 0.98 Education and Training, 2017/18: 0.79 Public Administration and Safety, 2017/18: 0.44 Administrative and Support Services, 2017/18: 0.62 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2017/18: 0.47 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2017/18: 0.53 Financial and Insurance Services, 2017/18: 0.17 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2017/18: 0.34 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2017/18: 0.58 Accommodation and Food Services, 2017/18: 0.93 Retail Trade, 2017/18: 1.03 Wholesale Trade, 2017/18: 0.78 Construction, 2017/18: 1.02 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2017/18: 0.80 Manufacturing, 2017/18: 0.92 Mining, 2017/18: 0.26 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2017/18: 1.35
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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