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Port Pirie Regional Council area

Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for Port Pirie Regional Council area in 2017/18 was 1.08, meaning that there were more jobs than resident workers. Manufacturing had the highest ratio (2.17), while the lowest ratio was found in Mining (0.26).

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 Port Pirie Regional 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
Port Pirie Regional 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 Fishing3143280.963253360.97
Mining461740.26682330.29
Manufacturing1,2395722.171,0641,0641.00
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1291310.991291410.91
Construction4754331.104604780.96
Wholesale Trade1681611.041581750.90
Retail Trade1,0131,0330.989349311.00
Accommodation and Food Services5535381.034784751.01
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2302340.983243580.91
Information Media and Telecommunications96970.9988771.14
Financial and Insurance Services87920.951021090.94
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services45421.0776810.94
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1431480.961331291.03
Administrative and Support Services2232390.931922140.90
Public Administration and Safety3994550.883653990.92
Education and Training8247761.066025591.08
Health Care and Social Assistance1,5791,4901.061,1961,1491.04
Arts and Recreation Services80990.8152710.73
Other Services2662561.042762671.04

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: 256 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 99 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 1,490 Education and Training, Employed residents: 776 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 455 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 239 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 148 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 42 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 92 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 97 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 234 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 538 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 1,033 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 161 Construction, Employed residents: 433 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 131 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 572 Mining, Employed residents: 174 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 328 Other Services, Local jobs: 266 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 80 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 1,579 Education and Training, Local jobs: 824 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 399 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 223 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 143 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 45 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 87 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 96 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 230 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 553 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 1,013 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 168 Construction, Local jobs: 475 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 129 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 1,239 Mining, Local jobs: 46 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 314
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: 1.04 Arts and Recreation Services, 2012/13: 0.73 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2012/13: 1.04 Education and Training, 2012/13: 1.08 Public Administration and Safety, 2012/13: 0.92 Administrative and Support Services, 2012/13: 0.90 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2012/13: 1.03 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2012/13: 0.94 Financial and Insurance Services, 2012/13: 0.94 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2012/13: 1.14 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2012/13: 0.91 Accommodation and Food Services, 2012/13: 1.01 Retail Trade, 2012/13: 1.00 Wholesale Trade, 2012/13: 0.90 Construction, 2012/13: 0.96 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2012/13: 0.91 Manufacturing, 2012/13: 1.00 Mining, 2012/13: 0.29 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2012/13: 0.97 Other Services, 2017/18: 1.04 Arts and Recreation Services, 2017/18: 0.81 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2017/18: 1.06 Education and Training, 2017/18: 1.06 Public Administration and Safety, 2017/18: 0.88 Administrative and Support Services, 2017/18: 0.93 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2017/18: 0.96 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2017/18: 1.07 Financial and Insurance Services, 2017/18: 0.95 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2017/18: 0.99 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2017/18: 0.98 Accommodation and Food Services, 2017/18: 1.03 Retail Trade, 2017/18: 0.98 Wholesale Trade, 2017/18: 1.04 Construction, 2017/18: 1.10 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2017/18: 0.99 Manufacturing, 2017/18: 2.17 Mining, 2017/18: 0.26 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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