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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for the NSROC Region in 2018/19 was 1.09, meaning that there were more jobs than resident workers. Mining had the highest ratio (2.25), while the lowest ratio was found in Financial and Insurance Services (0.50).

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 NSROC Region 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
NSROC Region2018/192013/14
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,0841,2120.891,1301,1430.99
Mining4461982.259511,1620.82
Manufacturing20,32216,2371.2520,21315,9741.27
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2,3092,2701.022,2092,2270.99
Construction30,98018,8451.6428,80616,9941.70
Wholesale Trade22,53317,6551.2823,88816,1441.48
Retail Trade36,13231,0401.1630,18625,9631.16
Accommodation and Food Services20,98516,6401.2619,14517,7041.08
Transport, Postal and Warehousing8,3739,6090.877,9628,8530.90
Information Media and Telecommunications24,92314,8201.6823,64014,7641.60
Financial and Insurance Services18,36736,4980.5016,44331,5750.52
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services6,2565,2241.207,2697,8260.93
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services68,85969,5760.9958,73453,4721.10
Administrative and Support Services12,97911,3491.1413,30010,7751.23
Public Administration and Safety13,31615,2640.8712,37513,8440.89
Education and Training37,53535,2441.0732,35629,3031.10
Health Care and Social Assistance54,30847,1801.1547,70738,5411.24
Arts and Recreation Services6,3535,9411.075,6496,1120.92
Other Services14,55711,9801.2213,1379,9511.32

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

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Employment capacity by industry 2018/19
Employment capacity by industry 2018/19 Other Services, Employed residents: 11,980 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 5,941 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 47,180 Education and Training, Employed residents: 35,244 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 15,264 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 11,349 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 69,576 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 5,224 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 36,498 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 14,820 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 9,609 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 16,640 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 31,040 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 17,655 Construction, Employed residents: 18,845 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 2,270 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 16,237 Mining, Employed residents: 198 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 1,212 Other Services, Local jobs: 14,557 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 6,353 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 54,308 Education and Training, Local jobs: 37,535 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 13,316 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 12,979 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 68,859 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 6,256 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 18,367 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 24,923 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 8,373 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 20,985 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 36,132 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 22,533 Construction, Local jobs: 30,980 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 2,309 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 20,322 Mining, Local jobs: 446 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 1,084
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment capacity by industry 2018/19 and 2013/14
Employment capacity by industry 2018/19 and  2013/14 Other Services, 2013/14: 1.32 Arts and Recreation Services, 2013/14: 0.92 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2013/14: 1.24 Education and Training, 2013/14: 1.10 Public Administration and Safety, 2013/14: 0.89 Administrative and Support Services, 2013/14: 1.23 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2013/14: 1.10 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2013/14: 0.93 Financial and Insurance Services, 2013/14: 0.52 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2013/14: 1.60 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2013/14: 0.90 Accommodation and Food Services, 2013/14: 1.08 Retail Trade, 2013/14: 1.16 Wholesale Trade, 2013/14: 1.48 Construction, 2013/14: 1.70 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2013/14: 0.99 Manufacturing, 2013/14: 1.27 Mining, 2013/14: 0.82 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2013/14: 0.99 Other Services, 2018/19: 1.22 Arts and Recreation Services, 2018/19: 1.07 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2018/19: 1.15 Education and Training, 2018/19: 1.07 Public Administration and Safety, 2018/19: 0.87 Administrative and Support Services, 2018/19: 1.14 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2018/19: 0.99 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2018/19: 1.20 Financial and Insurance Services, 2018/19: 0.50 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2018/19: 1.68 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2018/19: 0.87 Accommodation and Food Services, 2018/19: 1.26 Retail Trade, 2018/19: 1.16 Wholesale Trade, 2018/19: 1.28 Construction, 2018/19: 1.64 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2018/19: 1.02 Manufacturing, 2018/19: 1.25 Mining, 2018/19: 2.25 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2018/19: 0.89
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
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