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Murweh Shire

Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for Murweh Shire in 2017/18 was 1.06, meaning that there were more jobs than resident workers. Retail Trade had the highest ratio (1.70), while the lowest ratio was found in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.89).

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 Murweh Shire 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
Murweh Shire2017/182013/14
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3584020.893593541.01
Mining32340.96991010.98
Manufacturing2172260.961831791.02
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services25270.9340450.89
Construction1361181.162242250.99
Wholesale Trade100961.05951130.84
Retail Trade1751031.702382420.98
Accommodation and Food Services1501590.941181171.01
Transport, Postal and Warehousing78651.201001090.92
Information Media and Telecommunications28300.9625250.99
Financial and Insurance Services1091.1438390.99
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services15150.9813121.06
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services50311.6053570.93
Administrative and Support Services49481.0342421.00
Public Administration and Safety2071851.122392391.00
Education and Training2252290.982582531.02
Health Care and Social Assistance3072791.102952821.05
Arts and Recreation Services37390.9321210.99
Other Services75581.3064641.00

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: 58 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 39 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 279 Education and Training, Employed residents: 229 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 185 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 48 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 31 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 15 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 9 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 30 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 65 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 159 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 103 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 96 Construction, Employed residents: 118 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 27 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 226 Mining, Employed residents: 34 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 402 Other Services, Local jobs: 75 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 37 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 307 Education and Training, Local jobs: 225 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 207 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 49 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 50 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 15 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 10 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 28 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 78 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 150 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 175 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 100 Construction, Local jobs: 136 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 25 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 217 Mining, Local jobs: 32 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 358
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 2013/14
Employment capacity by industry 2017/18 and  2013/14 Other Services, 2013/14: 1.00 Arts and Recreation Services, 2013/14: 0.99 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2013/14: 1.05 Education and Training, 2013/14: 1.02 Public Administration and Safety, 2013/14: 1.00 Administrative and Support Services, 2013/14: 1.00 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2013/14: 0.93 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2013/14: 1.06 Financial and Insurance Services, 2013/14: 0.99 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2013/14: 0.99 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2013/14: 0.92 Accommodation and Food Services, 2013/14: 1.01 Retail Trade, 2013/14: 0.98 Wholesale Trade, 2013/14: 0.84 Construction, 2013/14: 0.99 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2013/14: 0.89 Manufacturing, 2013/14: 1.02 Mining, 2013/14: 0.98 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2013/14: 1.01 Other Services, 2017/18: 1.30 Arts and Recreation Services, 2017/18: 0.93 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2017/18: 1.10 Education and Training, 2017/18: 0.98 Public Administration and Safety, 2017/18: 1.12 Administrative and Support Services, 2017/18: 1.03 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2017/18: 1.60 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2017/18: 0.98 Financial and Insurance Services, 2017/18: 1.14 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2017/18: 0.96 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2017/18: 1.20 Accommodation and Food Services, 2017/18: 0.94 Retail Trade, 2017/18: 1.70 Wholesale Trade, 2017/18: 1.05 Construction, 2017/18: 1.16 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2017/18: 0.93 Manufacturing, 2017/18: 0.96 Mining, 2017/18: 0.96 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2017/18: 0.89
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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