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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for the City of Playford in 2018/19 was 0.72, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the highest ratio (2.10), while the lowest ratio was found in Financial and Insurance Services (0.26).

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 Playford 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 Playford2018/192013/14
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,4987132.101,5768621.83
Mining652510.262294200.55
Manufacturing1,8684,3640.433,8454,8500.79
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2685230.512824910.57
Construction1,7553,9730.441,3872,8700.48
Wholesale Trade4781,2090.404911,3220.37
Retail Trade4,5785,0420.913,8074,4660.85
Accommodation and Food Services1,7302,1800.791,5741,9120.82
Transport, Postal and Warehousing8482,6140.327812,2120.35
Information Media and Telecommunications1374270.321504870.31
Financial and Insurance Services1917470.261726230.28
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2203100.712293140.73
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4361,0070.433819480.40
Administrative and Support Services1,2221,8450.661,0761,5700.69
Public Administration and Safety1,6103,0760.521,3252,6140.51
Education and Training2,8942,0771.392,6001,8511.41
Health Care and Social Assistance6,1044,9301.245,4904,3841.25
Arts and Recreation Services3434320.801883170.59
Other Services7651,5610.496541,3300.49

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: 1,561 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 432 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 4,930 Education and Training, Employed residents: 2,077 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 3,076 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 1,845 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 1,007 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 310 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 747 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 427 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 2,614 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 2,180 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 5,042 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 1,209 Construction, Employed residents: 3,973 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 523 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 4,364 Mining, Employed residents: 251 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 713 Other Services, Local jobs: 765 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 343 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 6,104 Education and Training, Local jobs: 2,894 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 1,610 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 1,222 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 436 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 220 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 191 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 137 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 848 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 1,730 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 4,578 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 478 Construction, Local jobs: 1,755 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 268 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 1,868 Mining, Local jobs: 65 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 1,498
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: 0.49 Arts and Recreation Services, 2013/14: 0.59 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2013/14: 1.25 Education and Training, 2013/14: 1.41 Public Administration and Safety, 2013/14: 0.51 Administrative and Support Services, 2013/14: 0.69 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2013/14: 0.40 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2013/14: 0.73 Financial and Insurance Services, 2013/14: 0.28 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2013/14: 0.31 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2013/14: 0.35 Accommodation and Food Services, 2013/14: 0.82 Retail Trade, 2013/14: 0.85 Wholesale Trade, 2013/14: 0.37 Construction, 2013/14: 0.48 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2013/14: 0.57 Manufacturing, 2013/14: 0.79 Mining, 2013/14: 0.55 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2013/14: 1.83 Other Services, 2018/19: 0.49 Arts and Recreation Services, 2018/19: 0.80 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2018/19: 1.24 Education and Training, 2018/19: 1.39 Public Administration and Safety, 2018/19: 0.52 Administrative and Support Services, 2018/19: 0.66 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2018/19: 0.43 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2018/19: 0.71 Financial and Insurance Services, 2018/19: 0.26 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2018/19: 0.32 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2018/19: 0.32 Accommodation and Food Services, 2018/19: 0.79 Retail Trade, 2018/19: 0.91 Wholesale Trade, 2018/19: 0.40 Construction, 2018/19: 0.44 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2018/19: 0.51 Manufacturing, 2018/19: 0.43 Mining, 2018/19: 0.26 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2018/19: 2.10
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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