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Northern Areas Council area

Employment by industry (FTE)

In Northern Areas Council area, Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing is the largest employer, generating 610 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 Northern Areas Council area.

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
Northern Areas Council area2017/182012/13Change
Industry
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Number%Regional SA%Number%Regional SA%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing61034.221.365636.520.3-46
Mining90.54.6130.75.9-4
Manufacturing955.311.51156.411.4-20
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1186.61.3321.81.3+86
Construction1226.88.01166.47.2+6
Wholesale Trade794.52.71206.73.4-41
Retail Trade1428.08.71518.48.9-9
Accommodation and Food Services412.34.6673.75.6-26
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1076.04.8724.04.7+34
Information Media and Telecommunications241.30.8160.90.8+8
Financial and Insurance Services221.21.0261.51.2-5
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services30.21.370.41.2-4
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services291.62.2351.92.3-6
Administrative and Support Services201.12.7291.62.4-9
Public Administration and Safety714.04.4533.03.9+18
Education and Training1055.95.81116.26.3-7
Health Care and Social Assistance1206.79.81126.28.5+8
Arts and Recreation Services100.61.160.41.1+4
Other Services583.23.5593.33.4-1

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, Northern Areas Council area: 34.2% Mining, Northern Areas Council area: 0.5% Manufacturing, Northern Areas Council area: 5.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Areas Council area: 6.6% Construction, Northern Areas Council area: 6.8% Wholesale Trade, Northern Areas Council area: 4.5% Retail Trade, Northern Areas Council area: 8.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Areas Council area: 2.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Areas Council area: 6.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Areas Council area: 1.3% Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Areas Council area: 1.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Areas Council area: 0.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Areas Council area: 1.6% Administrative and Support Services, Northern Areas Council area: 1.1% Public Administration and Safety, Northern Areas Council area: 4.0% Education and Training, Northern Areas Council area: 5.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Areas Council area: 6.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Areas Council area: 0.6% Other Services, Northern Areas Council area: 3.2%
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, Northern Areas Council area: -46 Mining, Northern Areas Council area: -4 Manufacturing, Northern Areas Council area: -20 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Northern Areas Council area: +86 Construction, Northern Areas Council area: +6 Wholesale Trade, Northern Areas Council area: -41 Retail Trade, Northern Areas Council area: -9 Accommodation and Food Services, Northern Areas Council area: -26 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Northern Areas Council area: +34 Information Media and Telecommunications, Northern Areas Council area: +8 Financial and Insurance Services, Northern Areas Council area: -5 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Northern Areas Council area: -4 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Northern Areas Council area: -6 Administrative and Support Services, Northern Areas Council area: -9 Public Administration and Safety, Northern Areas Council area: +18 Education and Training, Northern Areas Council area: -7 Health Care and Social Assistance, Northern Areas Council area: +8 Arts and Recreation Services, Northern Areas Council area: +4 Other Services, Northern Areas Council area: -1
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 Northern Areas Council area in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (610 full-time equivalent local workers or 34.2%)
  • Retail Trade (142 full-time equivalent local workers or 8.0%)
  • Construction (122 full-time equivalent local workers or 6.8%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 874 people in total or 49.0% of local workers.

In comparison, Regional SA employed 21.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 8.7% in Retail Trade; and 8.0% in Construction.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of Northern Areas Council area and Regional SA were:

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (34.2% compared to 21.3%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (6.6% compared to 1.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Manufacturing (5.3% compared to 11.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Mining (0.5% compared to 4.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in Northern Areas Council area decreased by 14 between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest change in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in Northern Areas Council area was for those employed in:

  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+86 full-time equivalent local workers)

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