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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for City of Port Phillip in 2017/18 was 1.33, meaning that there were more jobs than resident workers. Mining had the highest ratio (2.78), while the lowest ratio was found in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (0.39).

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 City of Port Phillip 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 Port Phillip2017/182012/13
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3092321.331922030.94
Mining4811732.786924411.57
Manufacturing3,6373,1331.164,0093,3531.20
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2686820.393367590.44
Construction7,6483,4092.246,8783,4891.97
Wholesale Trade3,0491,8841.623,9792,5301.57
Retail Trade6,9596,1071.145,8125,0081.16
Accommodation and Food Services7,2485,3501.355,7734,2721.35
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4,0131,9752.033,7832,0021.89
Information Media and Telecommunications3,5612,9481.213,7743,1831.19
Financial and Insurance Services6,3884,8881.316,3534,8521.31
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3,2251,9511.652,4181,5151.60
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services19,44012,2291.5917,73711,1121.60
Administrative and Support Services4,8602,6991.804,7462,7381.73
Public Administration and Safety2,4883,5170.712,6313,0330.87
Education and Training4,8716,8000.723,3034,8880.68
Health Care and Social Assistance7,6157,7540.985,5676,3430.88
Arts and Recreation Services2,9122,1321.373,1452,4681.27
Other Services4,0192,2701.773,6091,8951.90

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: 2,270 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 2,132 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 7,754 Education and Training, Employed residents: 6,800 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 3,517 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 2,699 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 12,229 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 1,951 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 4,888 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 2,948 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 1,975 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 5,350 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 6,107 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 1,884 Construction, Employed residents: 3,409 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 682 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 3,133 Mining, Employed residents: 173 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 232 Other Services, Local jobs: 4,019 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 2,912 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 7,615 Education and Training, Local jobs: 4,871 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 2,488 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 4,860 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 19,440 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 3,225 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 6,388 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 3,561 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 4,013 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 7,248 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 6,959 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 3,049 Construction, Local jobs: 7,648 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 268 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 3,637 Mining, Local jobs: 481 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 309
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: 1.90 Arts and Recreation Services, 2012/13: 1.27 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2012/13: 0.88 Education and Training, 2012/13: 0.68 Public Administration and Safety, 2012/13: 0.87 Administrative and Support Services, 2012/13: 1.73 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2012/13: 1.60 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2012/13: 1.60 Financial and Insurance Services, 2012/13: 1.31 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2012/13: 1.19 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2012/13: 1.89 Accommodation and Food Services, 2012/13: 1.35 Retail Trade, 2012/13: 1.16 Wholesale Trade, 2012/13: 1.57 Construction, 2012/13: 1.97 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2012/13: 0.44 Manufacturing, 2012/13: 1.20 Mining, 2012/13: 1.57 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2012/13: 0.94 Other Services, 2017/18: 1.77 Arts and Recreation Services, 2017/18: 1.37 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2017/18: 0.98 Education and Training, 2017/18: 0.72 Public Administration and Safety, 2017/18: 0.71 Administrative and Support Services, 2017/18: 1.80 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2017/18: 1.59 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2017/18: 1.65 Financial and Insurance Services, 2017/18: 1.31 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2017/18: 1.21 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2017/18: 2.03 Accommodation and Food Services, 2017/18: 1.35 Retail Trade, 2017/18: 1.14 Wholesale Trade, 2017/18: 1.62 Construction, 2017/18: 2.24 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2017/18: 0.39 Manufacturing, 2017/18: 1.16 Mining, 2017/18: 2.78 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2017/18: 1.33
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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