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Employment by industry (FTE)

In Flinders Council, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing is the largest employer, generating 86 FTE jobs in 2017/18.

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 Flinders 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 Northern Tasmania Region'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
Flinders Council2017/182012/13Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%Regional TAS%Number%Regional TAS%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing8623.110.011228.79.6-25
Mining00.03.500.04.40
Manufacturing184.89.7143.711.2+3
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services215.61.4164.11.7+5
Construction195.210.8143.59.3+6
Wholesale Trade236.13.1194.93.8+4
Retail Trade277.29.5287.29.7-1
Accommodation and Food Services154.15.7205.16.3-5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing164.35.5235.95.6-7
Information Media and Telecommunications30.81.010.31.1+2
Financial and Insurance Services30.71.830.81.90
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services72.01.5102.41.3-2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services61.63.692.33.5-3
Administrative and Support Services102.72.0102.62.30
Public Administration and Safety267.04.4328.14.9-6
Education and Training246.37.2194.97.4+5
Health Care and Social Assistance3910.513.1307.811.0+9
Arts and Recreation Services143.71.9123.21.5+1
Other Services174.44.2184.53.6-1

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 (FTE) 2017/18
Employment (FTE) 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional TAS: 10.0% Mining, Regional TAS: 3.5% Manufacturing, Regional TAS: 9.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional TAS: 1.4% Construction, Regional TAS: 10.8% Wholesale Trade, Regional TAS: 3.1% Retail Trade, Regional TAS: 9.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional TAS: 5.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional TAS: 5.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional TAS: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional TAS: 1.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional TAS: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional TAS: 3.6% Administrative and Support Services, Regional TAS: 2.0% Public Administration and Safety, Regional TAS: 4.4% Education and Training, Regional TAS: 7.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional TAS: 13.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional TAS: 1.9% Other Services, Regional TAS: 4.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Flinders Council: 23.1% Mining, Flinders Council: 0.0% Manufacturing, Flinders Council: 4.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Flinders Council: 5.6% Construction, Flinders Council: 5.2% Wholesale Trade, Flinders Council: 6.1% Retail Trade, Flinders Council: 7.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Flinders Council: 4.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Flinders Council: 4.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Flinders Council: 0.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Flinders Council: 0.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Flinders Council: 2.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Flinders Council: 1.6% Administrative and Support Services, Flinders Council: 2.7% Public Administration and Safety, Flinders Council: 7.0% Education and Training, Flinders Council: 6.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Flinders Council: 10.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Flinders Council: 3.7% Other Services, Flinders Council: 4.4%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (FTE), 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in employment (FTE), 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Flinders Council: -25 Mining, Flinders Council: 0 Manufacturing, Flinders Council: +3 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Flinders Council: +5 Construction, Flinders Council: +6 Wholesale Trade, Flinders Council: +4 Retail Trade, Flinders Council: -1 Accommodation and Food Services, Flinders Council: -5 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Flinders Council: -7 Information Media and Telecommunications, Flinders Council: +2 Financial and Insurance Services, Flinders Council: 0 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Flinders Council: -2 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Flinders Council: -3 Administrative and Support Services, Flinders Council: 0 Public Administration and Safety, Flinders Council: -6 Education and Training, Flinders Council: +5 Health Care and Social Assistance, Flinders Council: +9 Arts and Recreation Services, Flinders Council: +1 Other Services, Flinders Council: -1
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
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 Flinders Council in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (86 full-time equivalent local workers or 23.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (39 full-time equivalent local workers or 10.5%)
  • Retail Trade (27 full-time equivalent local workers or 7.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 152 people in total or 40.7% of local workers.

In comparison, Regional TAS employed 10.0% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 13.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 9.5% in Retail Trade.

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

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (23.1% compared to 10.0%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (5.6% compared to 1.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Construction (5.2% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Manufacturing (4.8% compared to 9.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in Flinders Council decreased by 16 between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

There were no major changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Flinders Council.

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