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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for Tablelands in 2017/18 was 0.94, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the highest ratio (1.10), while the lowest ratio was found in Mining (0.53).

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 Tablelands 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
Tablelands2017/182012/13
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,6351,4861.101,4421,2391.16
Mining1583000.532785090.55
Manufacturing5296120.865886090.96
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1251370.911761621.08
Construction7317390.999941,0380.96
Wholesale Trade1501670.892702501.08
Retail Trade1,3421,4230.941,2701,2491.02
Accommodation and Food Services7567990.957026931.01
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3364320.784174061.03
Information Media and Telecommunications88920.951311320.99
Financial and Insurance Services1221161.051411351.04
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1271310.971311221.07
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4214650.914474620.97
Administrative and Support Services3403361.012612471.06
Public Administration and Safety4776970.685686640.85
Education and Training1,1921,1301.051,0691,0461.02
Health Care and Social Assistance1,4751,5320.961,3061,2801.02
Arts and Recreation Services1701800.951511371.11
Other Services4244590.924464091.09

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: 459 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 180 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 1,532 Education and Training, Employed residents: 1,130 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 697 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 336 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 465 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 131 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 116 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 92 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 432 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 799 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 1,423 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 167 Construction, Employed residents: 739 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 137 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 612 Mining, Employed residents: 300 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 1,486 Other Services, Local jobs: 424 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 170 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 1,475 Education and Training, Local jobs: 1,192 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 477 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 340 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 421 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 127 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 122 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 88 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 336 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 756 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 1,342 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 150 Construction, Local jobs: 731 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 125 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 529 Mining, Local jobs: 158 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 1,635
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: 1.09 Arts and Recreation Services, 2012/13: 1.11 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2012/13: 1.02 Education and Training, 2012/13: 1.02 Public Administration and Safety, 2012/13: 0.85 Administrative and Support Services, 2012/13: 1.06 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2012/13: 0.97 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2012/13: 1.07 Financial and Insurance Services, 2012/13: 1.04 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2012/13: 0.99 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2012/13: 1.03 Accommodation and Food Services, 2012/13: 1.01 Retail Trade, 2012/13: 1.02 Wholesale Trade, 2012/13: 1.08 Construction, 2012/13: 0.96 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2012/13: 1.08 Manufacturing, 2012/13: 0.96 Mining, 2012/13: 0.55 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2012/13: 1.16 Other Services, 2017/18: 0.92 Arts and Recreation Services, 2017/18: 0.95 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2017/18: 0.96 Education and Training, 2017/18: 1.05 Public Administration and Safety, 2017/18: 0.68 Administrative and Support Services, 2017/18: 1.01 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2017/18: 0.91 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2017/18: 0.97 Financial and Insurance Services, 2017/18: 1.05 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2017/18: 0.95 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2017/18: 0.78 Accommodation and Food Services, 2017/18: 0.95 Retail Trade, 2017/18: 0.94 Wholesale Trade, 2017/18: 0.89 Construction, 2017/18: 0.99 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2017/18: 0.91 Manufacturing, 2017/18: 0.86 Mining, 2017/18: 0.53 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2017/18: 1.10
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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