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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for the City of Parramatta in 2016/17 was 1.37, meaning that there were more jobs than resident workers. Public Administration and Safety had the highest ratio (2.96), while the lowest ratio was found in Mining (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 City of Parramatta 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
City of Parramatta2016/172011/12
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3172411.321752560.68
Mining881780.501661491.11
Manufacturing16,2478,3071.9617,3598,7451.99
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3,0541,0332.963,9651,2073.29
Construction13,8758,0501.7212,1576,6651.82
Wholesale Trade7,6245,8841.309,2986,8211.36
Retail Trade10,52211,4270.9210,2379,7071.05
Accommodation and Food Services6,5007,4090.885,5846,0840.92
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6,1426,0301.026,9015,2621.31
Information Media and Telecommunications1,9203,8030.502,3833,7120.64
Financial and Insurance Services16,0349,0471.7715,2637,5042.03
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2,9642,3531.262,2301,6511.35
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services11,22914,6080.779,24311,0380.84
Administrative and Support Services6,0234,5311.334,9073,8631.27
Public Administration and Safety20,0066,7622.9618,6215,6823.28
Education and Training10,31010,0201.038,0958,2330.98
Health Care and Social Assistance24,27815,7541.5420,71812,4211.67
Arts and Recreation Services3,0131,7831.692,4351,4961.63
Other Services5,8354,1711.405,5183,7671.47

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: 4,171 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 1,783 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 15,754 Education and Training, Employed residents: 10,020 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 6,762 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 4,531 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 14,608 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 2,353 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 9,047 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 3,803 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 6,030 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 7,409 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 11,427 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 5,884 Construction, Employed residents: 8,050 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 1,033 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 8,307 Mining, Employed residents: 178 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 241 Other Services, Local jobs: 5,835 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 3,013 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 24,278 Education and Training, Local jobs: 10,310 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 20,006 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 6,023 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 11,229 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 2,964 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 16,034 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 1,920 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 6,142 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 6,500 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 10,522 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 7,624 Construction, Local jobs: 13,875 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 3,054 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 16,247 Mining, Local jobs: 88 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 317
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: 1.47 Arts and Recreation Services, 2011/12: 1.63 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2011/12: 1.67 Education and Training, 2011/12: 0.98 Public Administration and Safety, 2011/12: 3.28 Administrative and Support Services, 2011/12: 1.27 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2011/12: 0.84 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2011/12: 1.35 Financial and Insurance Services, 2011/12: 2.03 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2011/12: 0.64 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2011/12: 1.31 Accommodation and Food Services, 2011/12: 0.92 Retail Trade, 2011/12: 1.05 Wholesale Trade, 2011/12: 1.36 Construction, 2011/12: 1.82 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2011/12: 3.29 Manufacturing, 2011/12: 1.99 Mining, 2011/12: 1.11 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2011/12: 0.68 Other Services, 2016/17: 1.40 Arts and Recreation Services, 2016/17: 1.69 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2016/17: 1.54 Education and Training, 2016/17: 1.03 Public Administration and Safety, 2016/17: 2.96 Administrative and Support Services, 2016/17: 1.33 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2016/17: 0.77 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2016/17: 1.26 Financial and Insurance Services, 2016/17: 1.77 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2016/17: 0.50 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2016/17: 1.02 Accommodation and Food Services, 2016/17: 0.88 Retail Trade, 2016/17: 0.92 Wholesale Trade, 2016/17: 1.30 Construction, 2016/17: 1.72 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2016/17: 2.96 Manufacturing, 2016/17: 1.96 Mining, 2016/17: 0.50 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2016/17: 1.32
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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