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District Council of Mount Remarkable

Employment by industry (FTE)

In District Council of Mount Remarkable, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing is the largest employer, generating 391 FTE jobs in 2018/19.

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 District Council of Mount Remarkable.

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 District Council of Mount Remarkable'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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Please 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 thespecific topic notes section.
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Full-time equivalent employment by industry sector
District Council of Mount Remarkable2018/192013/14Change
IndustryNumber%. South AustraliaNumber%. South Australia2013/14 - 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing39147.05.354357.16.1-152
Mining001.9002.4--
Manufacturing273.29.6363.810.6-10
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services121.41.840.41.5+8
Construction738.89.8434.59.2+30
Wholesale Trade293.53.4283.03.6+1
Retail Trade273.38.9333.59.2-6
Accommodation and Food Services212.55.5323.45.0-11
Transport, Postal and Warehousing121.45.3111.15.4+1
Information Media and Telecommunications40.51.400.01.6+4
Financial and Insurance Services182.12.5141.52.8+3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services20.21.420.21.5+0
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services151.86.8131.46.2+2
Administrative and Support Services192.33.2101.12.9+9
Public Administration and Safety273.36.8333.56.9-6
Education and Training617.37.8586.17.9+2
Health Care and Social Assistance536.413.3565.912.1-3
Arts and Recreation Services60.71.460.61.3+1
Other Services364.34.0293.04.0+7
Total industries833100.0100.0953100.0100.0-120

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts. NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. Each release may change previous years’ figures. Learn more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers in District Council of Mount Remarkable in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (391 people or 47.0%)
  • Construction (73 people or 8.8%)
  • Education and Training (61 people or 7.3%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 525 people in total or 63.1% of the local workers.

In comparison, South Australia employed 5.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 9.8% in Construction and 7.8% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of District Council of Mount Remarkable and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (47.0% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (6.4% compared to 13.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Manufacturing (3.2% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Retail Trade (3.3% compared to 8.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of full-time equivalent local workers in District Council of Mount Remarkable increased by decreased by -120 between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in District Council of Mount Remarkable were for those employed in:

  • Construction (+30 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Administrative and Support Services (+9 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+8 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Other Services (+7 full-time equivalent local workers)

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