City of Port Adelaide Enfield

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City of Port Adelaide Enfield

Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for the City of Port Adelaide Enfield in 2018/19 was 1.34, meaning that there were more jobs than resident workers. Wholesale Trade had the highest ratio (2.85), while the lowest ratio was found in Financial and Insurance Services (0.25).

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 Port Adelaide Enfield 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 Employment 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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Employment capacity by industry
City of Port Adelaide Enfield2018/192013/14
IndustryLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2934050.722474800.51
Mining4874641.055395470.99
Manufacturing15,8295,6922.7815,7005,9822.62
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,9659062.171,8258052.27
Construction10,0414,7242.139,0374,6511.94
Wholesale Trade5,1211,7972.855,2431,8992.76
Retail Trade8,0876,3451.276,8395,5591.23
Accommodation and Food Services3,4064,3770.782,6823,8640.69
Transport, Postal and Warehousing8,8723,5532.507,7153,0202.55
Information Media and Telecommunications3999760.413219670.33
Financial and Insurance Services4751,9160.254691,5580.30
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7206631.097476281.19
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,1013,3340.631,9322,9920.65
Administrative and Support Services2,3232,5790.901,9842,2280.89
Public Administration and Safety5,0425,2680.964,4524,3331.03
Education and Training3,9634,3950.903,7183,9720.94
Health Care and Social Assistance6,6039,2260.725,8557,9890.73
Arts and Recreation Services7599300.826617560.87
Other Services4,1512,7601.503,5262,3271.52
Total industries80,63760,3111.3473,49154,5561.35

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts. Data are based on a 2016-17 price base for all years. NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. Each release may change previous years’ figures.Learn more.

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City of Port Adelaide Enfield

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