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Southern Downs Regional Council area

Local employment

There were 15,801 jobs located in the Southern Downs Regional Council area in the year ending June 2018.

This indicator shows the estimated number of jobs in the local area, on an annual basis back to 2001. The dataset is derived from the National Economics microsimulation model, based on the ABS labour force survey, and is generally higher than the figure provided by Census, because it is updated every year, and is not subject to Census undercount.

A count of jobs is one of the most fundamental economic indicators of the size of the local economy, and increasing numbers of jobs generally represent a growing economy. However, jobs are not necessarily full-time and the value of a job varies across areas. For this reason, jobs numbers should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (FTE) and Worker Productivity datasets.

Local jobs
Local jobs 2018, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 15,801 2017, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 14,990 2016, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 15,161 2015, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 15,359 2014, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 15,853 2013, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 15,716 2012, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 15,883 2011, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 15,959 2010, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 15,688 2009, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 15,595 2008, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 15,276 2007, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 15,096 2006, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 14,549 2005, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 14,144 2004, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 13,822 2003, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 13,398 2002, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 13,374 2001, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 13,564
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
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Local jobs
Southern Downs Regional Council areaQueensland
Year (ending June 30)Number% changeNumber% changeSouthern Downs Regional Council area as a % of Queensland
201815,801+5.412,486,238+4.820.64
201714,990-1.132,371,895+0.990.63
201615,161-1.292,348,545+1.460.65
201515,359-3.122,314,688-0.400.66
201415,853+0.872,323,896+1.260.68
201315,716-1.052,294,994+0.040.68
201215,883-0.472,294,009+1.040.69
201115,959+1.732,270,469+1.600.70
201015,688+0.592,234,699+0.050.70
200915,595+2.092,233,601+3.140.70
200815,276+1.192,165,617+3.470.71
200715,096+3.762,092,990+4.880.72
200614,549+2.861,995,691+3.750.73
200514,144+2.331,923,524+5.720.74
200413,822+3.161,819,451+3.590.76
200313,398+0.181,756,403+3.790.76
200213,374-1.411,692,230+1.890.79
200113,564--1,660,768--0.82

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts

Annual change in local jobs
Annual change in local jobs 2018, Average annual growth rate: 1.0% 2017, Average annual growth rate: 1.0% 2016, Average annual growth rate: 1.0% 2015, Average annual growth rate: 1.0% 2014, Average annual growth rate: 1.0% 2013, Average annual growth rate: 1.0% 2012, Average annual growth rate: 1.0% 2011, Average annual growth rate: 1.0% 2010, Average annual growth rate: 1.0% 2009, Average annual growth rate: 1.0% 2008, Average annual growth rate: 1.0% 2007, Average annual growth rate: 1.0% 2006, Average annual growth rate: 1.0% 2005, Average annual growth rate: 1.0% 2004, Average annual growth rate: 1.0% 2003, Average annual growth rate: 1.0% 2018, Queensland: 4.8% 2017, Queensland: 1.0% 2016, Queensland: 1.5% 2015, Queensland: -0.4% 2014, Queensland: 1.3% 2013, Queensland: 0.0% 2012, Queensland: 1.0% 2011, Queensland: 1.6% 2010, Queensland: 0.0% 2009, Queensland: 3.1% 2008, Queensland: 3.5% 2007, Queensland: 4.9% 2006, Queensland: 3.8% 2005, Queensland: 5.7% 2004, Queensland: 3.6% 2003, Queensland: 3.8% 2018, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 5.4% 2017, Southern Downs Regional Council area: -1.1% 2016, Southern Downs Regional Council area: -1.3% 2015, Southern Downs Regional Council area: -3.1% 2014, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 0.9% 2013, Southern Downs Regional Council area: -1.1% 2012, Southern Downs Regional Council area: -0.5% 2011, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 1.7% 2010, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 0.6% 2009, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 2.1% 2008, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 1.2% 2007, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 3.8% 2006, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 2.9% 2005, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 2.3% 2004, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 3.2% 2003, Southern Downs Regional Council area: 0.2%
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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