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Mid North Region

Employment by industry (FTE)

In Mid North Region, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing is the largest employer, generating 2,265 FTE jobs in 2017/18.

Full-time equivalent (FTE) employment is modelled by NIEIR and takes into account differences in hours worked between industry sectors. It is a measure that allows direct comparison of employment between industries in Mid North Region.

Typically, industries such as Retail Trade and Accommodation and Food Services, which employ many part-time workers, have lower FTE employment than total employment.

FTE employment is calculated directly by dividing the total hours worked in each industry by 38. By comparing the number of full-time equivalent jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of RDA Yorke and Mid North Region's economy. This can be done by directly comparing the area to its benchmark, or by using a location quotient to look at the relative size of industries.

FTE employment should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (Total) and Employment by industry (Census), for a full understanding of the industry breakdown in the area. Worker productivity data shows the value of a worker in each industry to the local economy. Employment locations shows where employment is taking place in each industry sector.

NOTE: FTE employment is derived from Census data but has been corrected for the known undercount of employment in the Census. Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Full-time equivalent employment by industry sector
Mid North Region2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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Number%Regional SA%Number%Regional SA%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2,26527.921.32,46732.120.3-203
Mining690.84.6610.85.9+8
Manufacturing1,27615.711.593312.111.4+343
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services620.81.3971.31.3-35
Construction5546.88.03744.97.2+180
Wholesale Trade3003.72.73334.33.4-33
Retail Trade5907.38.76158.08.9-25
Accommodation and Food Services3304.14.63995.25.6-69
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3934.84.83044.04.7+88
Information Media and Telecommunications881.10.8690.90.8+19
Financial and Insurance Services770.91.01001.31.2-23
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services530.61.3470.61.2+6
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1962.42.21602.12.3+36
Administrative and Support Services1672.12.71281.72.4+39
Public Administration and Safety2362.94.42653.43.9-28
Education and Training4645.75.84746.26.3-9
Health Care and Social Assistance6558.19.85817.68.5+74
Arts and Recreation Services811.01.1670.91.1+14
Other Services2513.13.52202.93.4+32

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 (FTE) 2017/18
Employment (FTE) 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional SA: 21.3% Mining, Regional SA: 4.6% Manufacturing, Regional SA: 11.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional SA: 1.3% Construction, Regional SA: 8.0% Wholesale Trade, Regional SA: 2.7% Retail Trade, Regional SA: 8.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional SA: 4.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional SA: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional SA: 0.8% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional SA: 1.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional SA: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional SA: 2.2% Administrative and Support Services, Regional SA: 2.7% Public Administration and Safety, Regional SA: 4.4% Education and Training, Regional SA: 5.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional SA: 9.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional SA: 1.1% Other Services, Regional SA: 3.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Mid North Region: 27.9% Mining, Mid North Region: 0.8% Manufacturing, Mid North Region: 15.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Mid North Region: 0.8% Construction, Mid North Region: 6.8% Wholesale Trade, Mid North Region: 3.7% Retail Trade, Mid North Region: 7.3% Accommodation and Food Services, Mid North Region: 4.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Mid North Region: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Mid North Region: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Mid North Region: 0.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Mid North Region: 0.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Mid North Region: 2.4% Administrative and Support Services, Mid North Region: 2.1% Public Administration and Safety, Mid North Region: 2.9% Education and Training, Mid North Region: 5.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Mid North Region: 8.1% Arts and Recreation Services, Mid North Region: 1.0% Other Services, Mid North Region: 3.1%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (FTE), 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in employment (FTE), 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Mid North Region: -203 Mining, Mid North Region: +8 Manufacturing, Mid North Region: +343 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Mid North Region: -35 Construction, Mid North Region: +180 Wholesale Trade, Mid North Region: -33 Retail Trade, Mid North Region: -25 Accommodation and Food Services, Mid North Region: -69 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Mid North Region: +88 Information Media and Telecommunications, Mid North Region: +19 Financial and Insurance Services, Mid North Region: -23 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Mid North Region: +6 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Mid North Region: +36 Administrative and Support Services, Mid North Region: +39 Public Administration and Safety, Mid North Region: -28 Education and Training, Mid North Region: -9 Health Care and Social Assistance, Mid North Region: +74 Arts and Recreation Services, Mid North Region: +14 Other Services, Mid North Region: +32
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers in Mid North Region in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (2,265 full-time equivalent local workers or 27.9%)
  • Manufacturing (1,276 full-time equivalent local workers or 15.7%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (655 full-time equivalent local workers or 8.1%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 4,196 people in total or 51.7% of local workers.

In comparison, Regional SA employed 21.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 11.5% in Manufacturing; and 9.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of Mid North Region and Regional SA were:

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (27.9% compared to 21.3%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Manufacturing (15.7% compared to 11.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Mining (0.8% compared to 4.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (8.1% compared to 9.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in Mid North Region increased by 414 between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Mid North Region were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (+343 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-203 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Construction (+180 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (+88 full-time equivalent local workers)

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