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Southern Flinders Region

Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for Southern Flinders Region in 2017/18 was 1.01, meaning that there were more jobs than resident workers. Manufacturing had the highest ratio (1.81), while the lowest ratio was found in Mining (0.20).

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 Southern Flinders 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
Southern Flinders Region2017/182012/13
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,4331,4371.001,4211,4320.99
Mining572840.20834010.21
Manufacturing1,4638081.811,3051,3720.95
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2531721.471762160.81
Construction7117210.996647340.91
Wholesale Trade3293370.983463970.87
Retail Trade1,3581,4430.941,2971,3430.97
Accommodation and Food Services7567241.047067011.01
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4024440.914565500.83
Information Media and Telecommunications1441590.901081280.84
Financial and Insurance Services1511530.991711900.90
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services52491.0584920.91
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2132400.892012300.87
Administrative and Support Services2993190.942723070.89
Public Administration and Safety5786930.835346440.83
Education and Training1,1951,2170.989219720.95
Health Care and Social Assistance2,0262,1070.961,6321,7090.96
Arts and Recreation Services1141430.79791090.72
Other Services3873891.004114310.96

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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Employment capacity by industry 2017/18
Employment capacity by industry 2017/18 Other Services, Employed residents: 389 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 143 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 2,107 Education and Training, Employed residents: 1,217 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 693 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 319 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 240 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 49 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 153 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 159 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 444 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 724 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 1,443 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 337 Construction, Employed residents: 721 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 172 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 808 Mining, Employed residents: 284 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 1,437 Other Services, Local jobs: 387 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 114 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 2,026 Education and Training, Local jobs: 1,195 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 578 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 299 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 213 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 52 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 151 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 144 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 402 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 756 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 1,358 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 329 Construction, Local jobs: 711 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 253 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 1,463 Mining, Local jobs: 57 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 1,433
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: 0.96 Arts and Recreation Services, 2012/13: 0.72 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2012/13: 0.96 Education and Training, 2012/13: 0.95 Public Administration and Safety, 2012/13: 0.83 Administrative and Support Services, 2012/13: 0.89 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2012/13: 0.87 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2012/13: 0.91 Financial and Insurance Services, 2012/13: 0.90 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2012/13: 0.84 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2012/13: 0.83 Accommodation and Food Services, 2012/13: 1.01 Retail Trade, 2012/13: 0.97 Wholesale Trade, 2012/13: 0.87 Construction, 2012/13: 0.91 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2012/13: 0.81 Manufacturing, 2012/13: 0.95 Mining, 2012/13: 0.21 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2012/13: 0.99 Other Services, 2017/18: 1.00 Arts and Recreation Services, 2017/18: 0.79 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2017/18: 0.96 Education and Training, 2017/18: 0.98 Public Administration and Safety, 2017/18: 0.83 Administrative and Support Services, 2017/18: 0.94 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2017/18: 0.89 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2017/18: 1.05 Financial and Insurance Services, 2017/18: 0.99 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2017/18: 0.90 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2017/18: 0.91 Accommodation and Food Services, 2017/18: 1.04 Retail Trade, 2017/18: 0.94 Wholesale Trade, 2017/18: 0.98 Construction, 2017/18: 0.99 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2017/18: 1.47 Manufacturing, 2017/18: 1.81 Mining, 2017/18: 0.20 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2017/18: 1.00
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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