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Jobs to workers ratio

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The jobs to residents ratio for the City of Playford in 2016/17 was 0.75, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the highest ratio (1.81), while the lowest ratio was found in Information Media and Telecommunications (0.24).

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 Playford2016/172011/12
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,6449081.811,3256981.90
Mining1233140.391692260.75
Manufacturing2,8374,5190.634,7605,3890.88
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2504920.512514590.55
Construction1,4823,2610.451,7402,9770.58
Wholesale Trade3781,2150.316471,5330.42
Retail Trade3,8084,6480.823,9254,4670.88
Accommodation and Food Services1,6942,1100.801,5511,8430.84
Transport, Postal and Warehousing8662,3770.367532,2340.34
Information Media and Telecommunications1275190.241194240.28
Financial and Insurance Services1686270.271856660.28
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2673580.752203030.73
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4631,1330.413579110.39
Administrative and Support Services1,1661,6360.711,0231,5380.66
Public Administration and Safety1,4542,7500.531,2702,5620.50
Education and Training2,9072,0831.402,4631,7631.40
Health Care and Social Assistance5,9824,7281.275,0333,8791.30
Arts and Recreation Services1973380.581943500.55
Other Services7031,4070.506261,2750.49

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. Each release may change previous years’ figures.Learn more

Employment capacity by industry 2016/17
Employment capacity by industry 2016/17 Other Services, Employed residents: 1,407 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 338 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 4,728 Education and Training, Employed residents: 2,083 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 2,750 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 1,636 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 1,133 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 358 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 627 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 519 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 2,377 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 2,110 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 4,648 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 1,215 Construction, Employed residents: 3,261 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 492 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 4,519 Mining, Employed residents: 314 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 908 Other Services, Local jobs: 703 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 197 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 5,982 Education and Training, Local jobs: 2,907 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 1,454 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 1,166 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 463 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 267 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 168 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 127 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 866 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 1,694 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 3,808 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 378 Construction, Local jobs: 1,482 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 250 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 2,837 Mining, Local jobs: 123 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 1,644
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: 0.49 Arts and Recreation Services, 2011/12: 0.55 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2011/12: 1.30 Education and Training, 2011/12: 1.40 Public Administration and Safety, 2011/12: 0.50 Administrative and Support Services, 2011/12: 0.66 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2011/12: 0.39 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2011/12: 0.73 Financial and Insurance Services, 2011/12: 0.28 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2011/12: 0.28 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2011/12: 0.34 Accommodation and Food Services, 2011/12: 0.84 Retail Trade, 2011/12: 0.88 Wholesale Trade, 2011/12: 0.42 Construction, 2011/12: 0.58 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2011/12: 0.55 Manufacturing, 2011/12: 0.88 Mining, 2011/12: 0.75 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2011/12: 1.90 Other Services, 2016/17: 0.50 Arts and Recreation Services, 2016/17: 0.58 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2016/17: 1.27 Education and Training, 2016/17: 1.40 Public Administration and Safety, 2016/17: 0.53 Administrative and Support Services, 2016/17: 0.71 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2016/17: 0.41 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2016/17: 0.75 Financial and Insurance Services, 2016/17: 0.27 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2016/17: 0.24 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2016/17: 0.36 Accommodation and Food Services, 2016/17: 0.80 Retail Trade, 2016/17: 0.82 Wholesale Trade, 2016/17: 0.31 Construction, 2016/17: 0.45 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2016/17: 0.51 Manufacturing, 2016/17: 0.63 Mining, 2016/17: 0.39 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2016/17: 1.81
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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