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West Tamar Council area

Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for West Tamar Council area in 2017/18 was 0.48, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Health Care and Social Assistance had the highest ratio (0.80), while the lowest ratio was found in Financial and Insurance Services (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 West Tamar 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
West Tamar 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 Fishing3404400.773133560.88
Mining1302460.532642870.92
Manufacturing2308450.273071,0490.29
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services472000.24481870.26
Construction4758550.563617580.48
Wholesale Trade563540.161223930.31
Retail Trade5531,3490.415711,1730.49
Accommodation and Food Services4657920.594397240.61
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1874980.382324620.50
Information Media and Telecommunications351400.25362080.17
Financial and Insurance Services222800.08593450.17
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services581840.32681680.41
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1795740.311794880.37
Administrative and Support Services1732770.621762980.59
Public Administration and Safety1636700.241627010.23
Education and Training6821,2890.536491,1640.56
Health Care and Social Assistance1,4091,7510.805211,4630.36
Arts and Recreation Services972660.36831690.49
Other Services1915170.372014800.42

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: 517 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 266 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 1,751 Education and Training, Employed residents: 1,289 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 670 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 277 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 574 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 184 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 280 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 140 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 498 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 792 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 1,349 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 354 Construction, Employed residents: 855 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 200 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 845 Mining, Employed residents: 246 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 440 Other Services, Local jobs: 191 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 97 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 1,409 Education and Training, Local jobs: 682 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 163 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 173 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 179 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 58 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 22 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 35 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 187 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 465 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 553 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 56 Construction, Local jobs: 475 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 47 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 230 Mining, Local jobs: 130 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 340
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: 0.42 Arts and Recreation Services, 2012/13: 0.49 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2012/13: 0.36 Education and Training, 2012/13: 0.56 Public Administration and Safety, 2012/13: 0.23 Administrative and Support Services, 2012/13: 0.59 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2012/13: 0.37 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2012/13: 0.41 Financial and Insurance Services, 2012/13: 0.17 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2012/13: 0.17 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2012/13: 0.50 Accommodation and Food Services, 2012/13: 0.61 Retail Trade, 2012/13: 0.49 Wholesale Trade, 2012/13: 0.31 Construction, 2012/13: 0.48 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2012/13: 0.26 Manufacturing, 2012/13: 0.29 Mining, 2012/13: 0.92 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2012/13: 0.88 Other Services, 2017/18: 0.37 Arts and Recreation Services, 2017/18: 0.36 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2017/18: 0.80 Education and Training, 2017/18: 0.53 Public Administration and Safety, 2017/18: 0.24 Administrative and Support Services, 2017/18: 0.62 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2017/18: 0.31 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2017/18: 0.32 Financial and Insurance Services, 2017/18: 0.08 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2017/18: 0.25 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2017/18: 0.38 Accommodation and Food Services, 2017/18: 0.59 Retail Trade, 2017/18: 0.41 Wholesale Trade, 2017/18: 0.16 Construction, 2017/18: 0.56 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2017/18: 0.24 Manufacturing, 2017/18: 0.27 Mining, 2017/18: 0.53 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2017/18: 0.77
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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