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Employment by industry (FTE)

In the NSROC Region, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services is the largest employer, generating 64,665 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 the NSROC Region.

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 NSROC 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
NSROC Region2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,1400.32.59590.32.9+180
Mining5870.21.21,3660.41.5-779
Manufacturing20,6036.27.919,3206.08.8+1,284
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2,1070.61.11,8890.61.2+218
Construction27,8138.310.725,9308.19.1+1,883
Wholesale Trade21,2536.43.821,6496.84.3-397
Retail Trade23,8047.18.323,8117.48.9-7
Accommodation and Food Services16,5124.95.714,9324.76.1+1,579
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7,2312.25.87,6432.45.7-412
Information Media and Telecommunications25,1107.52.624,6897.72.8+421
Financial and Insurance Services14,7954.45.215,1464.75.4-351
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services6,3241.91.96,3792.01.8-55
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services64,66519.310.459,91618.79.3+4,748
Administrative and Support Services9,7092.93.011,2593.53.3-1,549
Public Administration and Safety10,6633.25.510,5973.35.8+66
Education and Training26,6808.07.522,5957.16.9+4,084
Health Care and Social Assistance39,97612.011.436,82011.510.6+3,156
Arts and Recreation Services4,3231.31.53,9821.21.5+341
Other Services10,9773.33.811,2393.54.0-262

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, New South Wales: 2.5% Mining, New South Wales: 1.2% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 7.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 1.1% Construction, New South Wales: 10.7% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 3.8% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 8.3% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 5.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 5.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 2.6% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 5.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 10.4% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 3.0% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 5.5% Education and Training, New South Wales: 7.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 11.4% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.5% Other Services, New South Wales: 3.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, NSROC Region: 0.3% Mining, NSROC Region: 0.2% Manufacturing, NSROC Region: 6.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, NSROC Region: 0.6% Construction, NSROC Region: 8.3% Wholesale Trade, NSROC Region: 6.4% Retail Trade, NSROC Region: 7.1% Accommodation and Food Services, NSROC Region: 4.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, NSROC Region: 2.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, NSROC Region: 7.5% Financial and Insurance Services, NSROC Region: 4.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, NSROC Region: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, NSROC Region: 19.3% Administrative and Support Services, NSROC Region: 2.9% Public Administration and Safety, NSROC Region: 3.2% Education and Training, NSROC Region: 8.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, NSROC Region: 12.0% Arts and Recreation Services, NSROC Region: 1.3% Other Services, NSROC Region: 3.3%
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, NSROC Region: +180 Mining, NSROC Region: -779 Manufacturing, NSROC Region: +1,284 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, NSROC Region: +218 Construction, NSROC Region: +1,883 Wholesale Trade, NSROC Region: -397 Retail Trade, NSROC Region: -7 Accommodation and Food Services, NSROC Region: +1,579 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, NSROC Region: -412 Information Media and Telecommunications, NSROC Region: +421 Financial and Insurance Services, NSROC Region: -351 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, NSROC Region: -55 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, NSROC Region: +4,748 Administrative and Support Services, NSROC Region: -1,549 Public Administration and Safety, NSROC Region: +66 Education and Training, NSROC Region: +4,084 Health Care and Social Assistance, NSROC Region: +3,156 Arts and Recreation Services, NSROC Region: +341 Other Services, NSROC Region: -262
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 NSROC Region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (64,665 full-time equivalent local workers or 19.3%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (39,976 full-time equivalent local workers or 12.0%)
  • Construction (27,813 full-time equivalent local workers or 8.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 132,454 people in total or 39.6% of local workers.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 10.4% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; 11.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 10.7% in Construction.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of the NSROC Region and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (19.3% compared to 10.4%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Information Media and Telecommunications (7.5% compared to 2.6%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Wholesale Trade (6.4% compared to 3.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (2.2% compared to 5.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in the NSROC Region increased by 14,151 between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the NSROC Region were for those employed in:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+4,748 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Education and Training (+4,084 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+3,156 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Construction (+1,883 full-time equivalent local workers)

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