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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for Northern Areas Council area in 2017/18 was 0.93, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services had the highest ratio (4.41), while the lowest ratio was found in Mining (0.24).

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 Northern Areas Council area 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
Northern Areas Council area2017/182012/13
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing5035260.965235350.98
Mining11450.2416510.30
Manufacturing1171230.951451670.87
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services110254.4129450.64
Construction1491830.821301470.88
Wholesale Trade85801.061131160.97
Retail Trade2062310.892102200.95
Accommodation and Food Services86831.0491791.15
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1081220.8986990.87
Information Media and Telecommunications22280.7814190.75
Financial and Insurance Services29221.3437410.92
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services230.89660.94
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services34380.8940520.77
Administrative and Support Services38390.9744450.97
Public Administration and Safety851100.7767910.73
Education and Training1802020.891481840.80
Health Care and Social Assistance2072710.771852330.79
Arts and Recreation Services990.98680.79
Other Services61660.9265780.84

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: 66 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 9 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 271 Education and Training, Employed residents: 202 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 110 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 39 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 38 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 3 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 22 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 28 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 122 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 83 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 231 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 80 Construction, Employed residents: 183 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 25 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 123 Mining, Employed residents: 45 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 526 Other Services, Local jobs: 61 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 9 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 207 Education and Training, Local jobs: 180 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 85 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 38 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 34 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 2 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 29 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 22 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 108 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 86 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 206 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 85 Construction, Local jobs: 149 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 110 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 117 Mining, Local jobs: 11 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 503
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: 0.84 Arts and Recreation Services, 2012/13: 0.79 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2012/13: 0.79 Education and Training, 2012/13: 0.80 Public Administration and Safety, 2012/13: 0.73 Administrative and Support Services, 2012/13: 0.97 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2012/13: 0.77 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2012/13: 0.94 Financial and Insurance Services, 2012/13: 0.92 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2012/13: 0.75 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2012/13: 0.87 Accommodation and Food Services, 2012/13: 1.15 Retail Trade, 2012/13: 0.95 Wholesale Trade, 2012/13: 0.97 Construction, 2012/13: 0.88 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2012/13: 0.64 Manufacturing, 2012/13: 0.87 Mining, 2012/13: 0.30 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2012/13: 0.98 Other Services, 2017/18: 0.92 Arts and Recreation Services, 2017/18: 0.98 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2017/18: 0.77 Education and Training, 2017/18: 0.89 Public Administration and Safety, 2017/18: 0.77 Administrative and Support Services, 2017/18: 0.97 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2017/18: 0.89 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2017/18: 0.89 Financial and Insurance Services, 2017/18: 1.34 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2017/18: 0.78 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2017/18: 0.89 Accommodation and Food Services, 2017/18: 1.04 Retail Trade, 2017/18: 0.89 Wholesale Trade, 2017/18: 1.06 Construction, 2017/18: 0.82 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2017/18: 4.41 Manufacturing, 2017/18: 0.95 Mining, 2017/18: 0.24 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2017/18: 0.96
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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