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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for the NSROC Region in 2016/17 was 1.12, meaning that there were more jobs than resident workers. Information Media and Telecommunications had the highest ratio (1.76), 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 Region2016/172011/12
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,6361,6261.011,2181,3720.89
Mining1,0011,7740.569458391.13
Manufacturing20,31217,5141.1621,16017,4961.21
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2,4082,2891.052,2232,2241.00
Construction26,66116,7041.6026,95015,8351.70
Wholesale Trade23,85815,0251.5924,24717,3621.40
Retail Trade31,22327,1561.1529,63125,8791.14
Accommodation and Food Services21,65218,6761.1617,64816,0701.10
Transport, Postal and Warehousing8,1919,7370.848,3348,9350.93
Information Media and Telecommunications26,01214,7751.7624,73615,8561.56
Financial and Insurance Services16,36932,9040.5016,61330,7590.54
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7,7319,1420.857,3817,8170.94
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services59,69756,0631.0659,41452,4701.13
Administrative and Support Services13,12111,1131.1813,59110,5361.29
Public Administration and Safety13,00614,7510.8812,23213,2630.92
Education and Training36,02233,9401.0629,85427,0681.10
Health Care and Social Assistance51,98341,6541.2543,44635,5091.22
Arts and Recreation Services5,7475,5641.035,4395,9530.91
Other Services13,23810,2031.3012,7209,6211.32

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: 10,203 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 5,564 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 41,654 Education and Training, Employed residents: 33,940 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 14,751 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 11,113 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 56,063 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 9,142 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 32,904 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 14,775 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 9,737 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 18,676 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 27,156 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 15,025 Construction, Employed residents: 16,704 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 2,289 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 17,514 Mining, Employed residents: 1,774 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 1,626 Other Services, Local jobs: 13,238 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 5,747 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 51,983 Education and Training, Local jobs: 36,022 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 13,006 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 13,121 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 59,697 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 7,731 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 16,369 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 26,012 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 8,191 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 21,652 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 31,223 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 23,858 Construction, Local jobs: 26,661 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 2,408 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 20,312 Mining, Local jobs: 1,001 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 1,636
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: 1.32 Arts and Recreation Services, 2011/12: 0.91 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2011/12: 1.22 Education and Training, 2011/12: 1.10 Public Administration and Safety, 2011/12: 0.92 Administrative and Support Services, 2011/12: 1.29 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2011/12: 1.13 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2011/12: 0.94 Financial and Insurance Services, 2011/12: 0.54 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2011/12: 1.56 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2011/12: 0.93 Accommodation and Food Services, 2011/12: 1.10 Retail Trade, 2011/12: 1.14 Wholesale Trade, 2011/12: 1.40 Construction, 2011/12: 1.70 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2011/12: 1.00 Manufacturing, 2011/12: 1.21 Mining, 2011/12: 1.13 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2011/12: 0.89 Other Services, 2016/17: 1.30 Arts and Recreation Services, 2016/17: 1.03 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2016/17: 1.25 Education and Training, 2016/17: 1.06 Public Administration and Safety, 2016/17: 0.88 Administrative and Support Services, 2016/17: 1.18 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2016/17: 1.06 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2016/17: 0.85 Financial and Insurance Services, 2016/17: 0.50 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2016/17: 1.76 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2016/17: 0.84 Accommodation and Food Services, 2016/17: 1.16 Retail Trade, 2016/17: 1.15 Wholesale Trade, 2016/17: 1.59 Construction, 2016/17: 1.60 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2016/17: 1.05 Manufacturing, 2016/17: 1.16 Mining, 2016/17: 0.56 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2016/17: 1.01
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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