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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for the Sydney Eastern Suburbs in 2018/19 was 0.68, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Education and Training had the highest ratio (1.37), while the lowest ratio was found in Financial and Insurance Services (0.15).

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 the Sydney Eastern Suburbs 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
Sydney Eastern Suburbs2018/192013/14
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1444250.342805300.53
Mining671490.45843740.22
Manufacturing1,6745,5710.301,8305,2460.35
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2171,1090.202188920.24
Construction10,28113,2230.788,92811,6210.77
Wholesale Trade1,3875,1250.271,6034,9100.33
Retail Trade12,29712,0931.029,53210,5900.90
Accommodation and Food Services10,12911,7410.869,0789,3880.97
Transport, Postal and Warehousing5,4896,9980.784,5575,4480.84
Information Media and Telecommunications1,2086,2500.191,2376,6350.19
Financial and Insurance Services2,17114,3610.152,06612,7580.16
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2,7014,8790.552,7084,1070.66
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services8,31328,1700.307,10321,9680.32
Administrative and Support Services3,0514,3620.703,7465,7510.65
Public Administration and Safety6,2226,9610.896,0647,0850.86
Education and Training18,83313,7391.3716,45413,8921.18
Health Care and Social Assistance20,62019,6021.0517,82717,1431.04
Arts and Recreation Services3,0134,8650.622,9623,8910.76
Other Services5,0435,2950.954,3334,8070.90

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

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Employment capacity by industry 2018/19
Employment capacity by industry 2018/19 Other Services, Employed residents: 5,295 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 4,865 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 19,602 Education and Training, Employed residents: 13,739 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 6,961 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 4,362 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 28,170 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 4,879 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 14,361 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 6,250 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 6,998 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 11,741 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 12,093 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 5,125 Construction, Employed residents: 13,223 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 1,109 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 5,571 Mining, Employed residents: 149 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 425 Other Services, Local jobs: 5,043 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 3,013 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 20,620 Education and Training, Local jobs: 18,833 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 6,222 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 3,051 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 8,313 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 2,701 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 2,171 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 1,208 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 5,489 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 10,129 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 12,297 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 1,387 Construction, Local jobs: 10,281 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 217 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 1,674 Mining, Local jobs: 67 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 144
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment capacity by industry 2018/19 and 2013/14
Employment capacity by industry 2018/19 and  2013/14 Other Services, 2013/14: 0.90 Arts and Recreation Services, 2013/14: 0.76 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2013/14: 1.04 Education and Training, 2013/14: 1.18 Public Administration and Safety, 2013/14: 0.86 Administrative and Support Services, 2013/14: 0.65 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2013/14: 0.32 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2013/14: 0.66 Financial and Insurance Services, 2013/14: 0.16 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2013/14: 0.19 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2013/14: 0.84 Accommodation and Food Services, 2013/14: 0.97 Retail Trade, 2013/14: 0.90 Wholesale Trade, 2013/14: 0.33 Construction, 2013/14: 0.77 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2013/14: 0.24 Manufacturing, 2013/14: 0.35 Mining, 2013/14: 0.22 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2013/14: 0.53 Other Services, 2018/19: 0.95 Arts and Recreation Services, 2018/19: 0.62 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2018/19: 1.05 Education and Training, 2018/19: 1.37 Public Administration and Safety, 2018/19: 0.89 Administrative and Support Services, 2018/19: 0.70 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2018/19: 0.30 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2018/19: 0.55 Financial and Insurance Services, 2018/19: 0.15 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2018/19: 0.19 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2018/19: 0.78 Accommodation and Food Services, 2018/19: 0.86 Retail Trade, 2018/19: 1.02 Wholesale Trade, 2018/19: 0.27 Construction, 2018/19: 0.78 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2018/19: 0.20 Manufacturing, 2018/19: 0.30 Mining, 2018/19: 0.45 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2018/19: 0.34
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
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