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Employment by industry (FTE)

In the City of Playford, Health Care and Social Assistance is the largest employer, generating 4,511 FTE jobs in 2016/17.

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 City of Playford.

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 City of Playford'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
City of Playford2016/172011/12Change
Industry
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Number%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2011/12 to 2016/17
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,6297.75.51,3246.35.2+305
Mining1180.61.81800.81.8-61
Manufacturing2,56912.210.24,18819.810.9-1,619
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2721.31.62121.01.6+61
Construction1,3266.38.61,5847.58.6-259
Wholesale Trade3081.53.05292.54.1-221
Retail Trade2,78813.29.72,76013.09.5+27
Accommodation and Food Services9524.55.11,0064.85.6-54
Transport, Postal and Warehousing9274.45.56853.25.0+243
Information Media and Telecommunications710.31.5960.51.8-25
Financial and Insurance Services1220.62.71520.73.2-30
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2561.21.62010.91.5+55
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3861.86.73141.56.6+72
Administrative and Support Services8253.93.27023.33.0+123
Public Administration and Safety1,2746.17.21,0234.86.9+251
Education and Training1,9809.47.51,9259.17.8+55
Health Care and Social Assistance4,51121.413.23,64517.211.6+866
Arts and Recreation Services1490.71.41430.71.5+6
Other Services5912.84.04972.33.9+95

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 (FTE) 2016/17
Employment (FTE) 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, South Australia: 5.5% Mining, South Australia: 1.8% Manufacturing, South Australia: 10.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, South Australia: 1.6% Construction, South Australia: 8.6% Wholesale Trade, South Australia: 3.0% Retail Trade, South Australia: 9.7% Accommodation and Food Services, South Australia: 5.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, South Australia: 5.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, South Australia: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, South Australia: 2.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, South Australia: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, South Australia: 6.7% Administrative and Support Services, South Australia: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, South Australia: 7.2% Education and Training, South Australia: 7.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, South Australia: 13.2% Arts and Recreation Services, South Australia: 1.4% Other Services, South Australia: 4.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Playford: 7.7% Mining, City of Playford: 0.6% Manufacturing, City of Playford: 12.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Playford: 1.3% Construction, City of Playford: 6.3% Wholesale Trade, City of Playford: 1.5% Retail Trade, City of Playford: 13.2% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Playford: 4.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Playford: 4.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Playford: 0.3% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Playford: 0.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Playford: 1.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Playford: 1.8% Administrative and Support Services, City of Playford: 3.9% Public Administration and Safety, City of Playford: 6.1% Education and Training, City of Playford: 9.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Playford: 21.4% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Playford: 0.7% Other Services, City of Playford: 2.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (FTE), 2011/12 to 2016/17
Change in employment (FTE), 2011/12 to 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Playford: +305 Mining, City of Playford: -61 Manufacturing, City of Playford: -1,619 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Playford: +61 Construction, City of Playford: -259 Wholesale Trade, City of Playford: -221 Retail Trade, City of Playford: +27 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Playford: -54 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Playford: +243 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Playford: -25 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Playford: -30 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Playford: +55 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Playford: +72 Administrative and Support Services, City of Playford: +123 Public Administration and Safety, City of Playford: +251 Education and Training, City of Playford: +55 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Playford: +866 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Playford: +6 Other Services, City of Playford: +95
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
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 City of Playford in 2016/17 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (4,511 full-time equivalent local workers or 21.4%)
  • Retail Trade (2,788 full-time equivalent local workers or 13.2%)
  • Manufacturing (2,569 full-time equivalent local workers or 12.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 9,867 people in total or 46.9% of local workers.

In comparison, South Australia employed 13.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 9.7% in Retail Trade; and 10.2% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of the City of Playford and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (21.4% compared to 13.2%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Retail Trade (13.2% compared to 9.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1.8% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Construction (6.3% compared to 8.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in the City of Playford decreased by 110 between 2011/12 and 2016/17.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2011/12 and 2016/17 in the City of Playford were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-1,619 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+866 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+305 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Construction (-259 full-time equivalent local workers)

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