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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for the City of Playford in 2017/18 was 0.74, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the highest ratio (1.74), while the lowest ratio was found in Information Media and Telecommunications (0.27).

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 Playford2017/182012/13
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,5959181.741,4247681.86
Mining922910.311862800.66
Manufacturing1,9484,3970.444,3625,2640.83
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2485110.482635030.52
Construction1,6153,5730.451,4182,5970.55
Wholesale Trade3541,0570.335621,4210.40
Retail Trade4,1044,8840.843,9124,5120.87
Accommodation and Food Services1,5821,8920.841,6101,9440.83
Transport, Postal and Warehousing8832,5070.357762,2570.34
Information Media and Telecommunications1405220.271204000.30
Financial and Insurance Services1726050.291816560.28
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2613590.732293200.71
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4179660.433759470.40
Administrative and Support Services1,2811,8190.701,0711,5920.67
Public Administration and Safety1,5262,8710.531,3242,6550.50
Education and Training3,2322,1771.492,5871,8851.37
Health Care and Social Assistance6,5535,1211.285,3054,1711.27
Arts and Recreation Services2043530.581923400.57
Other Services7701,5660.496521,3310.49

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 capacity by industry 2017/18
Employment capacity by industry 2017/18 Other Services, Employed residents: 1,566 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 353 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 5,121 Education and Training, Employed residents: 2,177 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 2,871 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 1,819 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 966 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 359 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 605 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 522 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 2,507 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 1,892 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 4,884 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 1,057 Construction, Employed residents: 3,573 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 511 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 4,397 Mining, Employed residents: 291 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 918 Other Services, Local jobs: 770 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 204 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 6,553 Education and Training, Local jobs: 3,232 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 1,526 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 1,281 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 417 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 261 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 172 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 140 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 883 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 1,582 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 4,104 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 354 Construction, Local jobs: 1,615 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 248 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 1,948 Mining, Local jobs: 92 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 1,595
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment capacity by industry 2017/18 and 2012/13
Employment capacity by industry 2017/18 and  2012/13 Other Services, 2012/13: 0.49 Arts and Recreation Services, 2012/13: 0.57 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2012/13: 1.27 Education and Training, 2012/13: 1.37 Public Administration and Safety, 2012/13: 0.50 Administrative and Support Services, 2012/13: 0.67 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2012/13: 0.40 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2012/13: 0.71 Financial and Insurance Services, 2012/13: 0.28 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2012/13: 0.30 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2012/13: 0.34 Accommodation and Food Services, 2012/13: 0.83 Retail Trade, 2012/13: 0.87 Wholesale Trade, 2012/13: 0.40 Construction, 2012/13: 0.55 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2012/13: 0.52 Manufacturing, 2012/13: 0.83 Mining, 2012/13: 0.66 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2012/13: 1.86 Other Services, 2017/18: 0.49 Arts and Recreation Services, 2017/18: 0.58 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2017/18: 1.28 Education and Training, 2017/18: 1.49 Public Administration and Safety, 2017/18: 0.53 Administrative and Support Services, 2017/18: 0.70 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2017/18: 0.43 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2017/18: 0.73 Financial and Insurance Services, 2017/18: 0.29 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2017/18: 0.27 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2017/18: 0.35 Accommodation and Food Services, 2017/18: 0.84 Retail Trade, 2017/18: 0.84 Wholesale Trade, 2017/18: 0.33 Construction, 2017/18: 0.45 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2017/18: 0.48 Manufacturing, 2017/18: 0.44 Mining, 2017/18: 0.31 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2017/18: 1.74
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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