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West Tamar Council area

Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for West Tamar Council area in 2016/17 was 0.43, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services had the highest ratio (0.94), while the lowest ratio was found in Financial and Insurance Services (0.07).

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 area2016/172011/12
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3314170.793053440.89
Mining1072000.532262300.98
Manufacturing2308630.273371,1160.30
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1791900.94461780.26
Construction4569520.484358790.49
Wholesale Trade583470.171434150.35
Retail Trade5341,2730.425841,1640.50
Accommodation and Food Services3837530.514557160.64
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1874590.412394620.52
Information Media and Telecommunications351530.23342290.15
Financial and Insurance Services212840.07733700.20
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services511710.30741720.43
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1565420.291884850.39
Administrative and Support Services1592840.561843100.59
Public Administration and Safety1536610.231667280.23
Education and Training5901,2290.486711,1670.57
Health Care and Social Assistance8311,6440.515081,3710.37
Arts and Recreation Services802060.39741510.49
Other Services1804790.382124950.43

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 capacity by industry 2016/17
Employment capacity by industry 2016/17 Other Services, Employed residents: 479 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 206 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 1,644 Education and Training, Employed residents: 1,229 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 661 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 284 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 542 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 171 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 284 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 153 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 459 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 753 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 1,273 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 347 Construction, Employed residents: 952 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 190 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 863 Mining, Employed residents: 200 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 417 Other Services, Local jobs: 180 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 80 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 831 Education and Training, Local jobs: 590 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 153 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 159 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 156 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 51 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 21 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 35 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 187 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 383 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 534 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 58 Construction, Local jobs: 456 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 179 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 230 Mining, Local jobs: 107 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 331
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment capacity by industry 2016/17 and 2011/12
Employment capacity by industry 2016/17 and  2011/12 Other Services, 2011/12: 0.43 Arts and Recreation Services, 2011/12: 0.49 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2011/12: 0.37 Education and Training, 2011/12: 0.57 Public Administration and Safety, 2011/12: 0.23 Administrative and Support Services, 2011/12: 0.59 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2011/12: 0.39 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2011/12: 0.43 Financial and Insurance Services, 2011/12: 0.20 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2011/12: 0.15 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2011/12: 0.52 Accommodation and Food Services, 2011/12: 0.64 Retail Trade, 2011/12: 0.50 Wholesale Trade, 2011/12: 0.35 Construction, 2011/12: 0.49 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2011/12: 0.26 Manufacturing, 2011/12: 0.30 Mining, 2011/12: 0.98 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2011/12: 0.89 Other Services, 2016/17: 0.38 Arts and Recreation Services, 2016/17: 0.39 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2016/17: 0.51 Education and Training, 2016/17: 0.48 Public Administration and Safety, 2016/17: 0.23 Administrative and Support Services, 2016/17: 0.56 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2016/17: 0.29 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2016/17: 0.30 Financial and Insurance Services, 2016/17: 0.07 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2016/17: 0.23 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2016/17: 0.41 Accommodation and Food Services, 2016/17: 0.51 Retail Trade, 2016/17: 0.42 Wholesale Trade, 2016/17: 0.17 Construction, 2016/17: 0.48 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2016/17: 0.94 Manufacturing, 2016/17: 0.27 Mining, 2016/17: 0.53 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2016/17: 0.79
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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