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Limestone Coast region

Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for the Limestone Coast region in 2018/19 was 0.96, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Health Care and Social Assistance had the highest ratio (1.06), while the lowest ratio was found in Mining (0.43).

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 Limestone Coast region 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
Limestone Coast region2018/192013/14
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing6,4786,7770.966,2876,2401.01
Mining922130.43912000.46
Manufacturing4,1304,0081.034,0674,1670.98
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3313770.882492840.88
Construction2,2482,5710.872,2062,6510.83
Wholesale Trade9379980.941,0751,1430.94
Retail Trade3,6913,9610.933,6203,6211.00
Accommodation and Food Services2,2152,2251.001,9801,9551.01
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,3671,5090.911,3801,4300.97
Information Media and Telecommunications2762820.982883430.84
Financial and Insurance Services4724711.004764990.95
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3604030.893203141.02
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services8679210.947137690.93
Administrative and Support Services7707691.007577760.98
Public Administration and Safety1,3041,2971.011,1671,2050.97
Education and Training2,3322,5190.932,1152,1570.98
Health Care and Social Assistance3,3963,2001.063,1363,0761.02
Arts and Recreation Services2363000.792532850.89
Other Services1,2681,2990.981,1661,1910.98

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

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Employment capacity by industry 2018/19
Employment capacity by industry 2018/19 Other Services, Employed residents: 1,299 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 300 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 3,200 Education and Training, Employed residents: 2,519 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 1,297 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 769 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 921 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 403 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 471 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 282 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 1,509 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 2,225 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 3,961 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 998 Construction, Employed residents: 2,571 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 377 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 4,008 Mining, Employed residents: 213 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 6,777 Other Services, Local jobs: 1,268 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 236 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 3,396 Education and Training, Local jobs: 2,332 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 1,304 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 770 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 867 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 360 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 472 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 276 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 1,367 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 2,215 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 3,691 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 937 Construction, Local jobs: 2,248 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 331 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 4,130 Mining, Local jobs: 92 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 6,478
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment capacity by industry 2018/19 and 2013/14
Employment capacity by industry 2018/19 and  2013/14 Other Services, 2013/14: 0.98 Arts and Recreation Services, 2013/14: 0.89 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2013/14: 1.02 Education and Training, 2013/14: 0.98 Public Administration and Safety, 2013/14: 0.97 Administrative and Support Services, 2013/14: 0.98 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2013/14: 0.93 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2013/14: 1.02 Financial and Insurance Services, 2013/14: 0.95 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2013/14: 0.84 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2013/14: 0.97 Accommodation and Food Services, 2013/14: 1.01 Retail Trade, 2013/14: 1.00 Wholesale Trade, 2013/14: 0.94 Construction, 2013/14: 0.83 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2013/14: 0.88 Manufacturing, 2013/14: 0.98 Mining, 2013/14: 0.46 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2013/14: 1.01 Other Services, 2018/19: 0.98 Arts and Recreation Services, 2018/19: 0.79 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2018/19: 1.06 Education and Training, 2018/19: 0.93 Public Administration and Safety, 2018/19: 1.01 Administrative and Support Services, 2018/19: 1.00 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2018/19: 0.94 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2018/19: 0.89 Financial and Insurance Services, 2018/19: 1.00 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2018/19: 0.98 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2018/19: 0.91 Accommodation and Food Services, 2018/19: 1.00 Retail Trade, 2018/19: 0.93 Wholesale Trade, 2018/19: 0.94 Construction, 2018/19: 0.87 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2018/19: 0.88 Manufacturing, 2018/19: 1.03 Mining, 2018/19: 0.43 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2018/19: 0.96
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
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