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Jobs to workers ratio

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The jobs to residents ratio for The Hills Shire in 2016/17 was 0.83, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Retail Trade had the highest ratio (1.44), while the lowest ratio was found in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (0.28).

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 Hills Shire 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.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Employment capacity by industry
The Hills Shire2016/172011/12
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing9901,1670.858774911.78
Mining2592381.091094610.24
Manufacturing5,0856,0620.845,2947,2840.73
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2848860.322749700.28
Construction9,9398,9001.127,5239,2540.81
Wholesale Trade3,2564,8950.673,8305,2770.73
Retail Trade13,2589,2231.4412,2378,8131.39
Accommodation and Food Services4,7834,6911.023,6613,4141.07
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,0223,6520.289223,0730.30
Information Media and Telecommunications1,0082,3140.448672,3470.37
Financial and Insurance Services2,3695,7840.412,5545,4530.47
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,6562,1050.791,1911,5120.79
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services7,64210,3960.747,0777,9450.89
Administrative and Support Services2,2172,8930.771,8512,1670.85
Public Administration and Safety1,4824,2020.351,4153,6930.38
Education and Training6,1078,5210.724,7747,6730.62
Health Care and Social Assistance10,12510,0481.016,5168,2440.79
Arts and Recreation Services1,1591,4730.799551,1100.86
Other Services3,3473,6180.932,7063,0230.90

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. 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

Employment capacity by industry 2016/17
Employment capacity by industry 2016/17 Other Services, Employed residents: 3,618 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 1,473 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 10,048 Education and Training, Employed residents: 8,521 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 4,202 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 2,893 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 10,396 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 2,105 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 5,784 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 2,314 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 3,652 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 4,691 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 9,223 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 4,895 Construction, Employed residents: 8,900 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 886 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 6,062 Mining, Employed residents: 238 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 1,167 Other Services, Local jobs: 3,347 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 1,159 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 10,125 Education and Training, Local jobs: 6,107 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 1,482 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 2,217 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 7,642 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 1,656 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 2,369 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 1,008 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 1,022 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 4,783 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 13,258 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 3,256 Construction, Local jobs: 9,939 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 284 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 5,085 Mining, Local jobs: 259 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 990
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Employment capacity by industry 2016/17 and 2011/12
Employment capacity by industry 2016/17 and  2011/12 Other Services, 2011/12: 0.90 Arts and Recreation Services, 2011/12: 0.86 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2011/12: 0.79 Education and Training, 2011/12: 0.62 Public Administration and Safety, 2011/12: 0.38 Administrative and Support Services, 2011/12: 0.85 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2011/12: 0.89 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2011/12: 0.79 Financial and Insurance Services, 2011/12: 0.47 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2011/12: 0.37 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2011/12: 0.30 Accommodation and Food Services, 2011/12: 1.07 Retail Trade, 2011/12: 1.39 Wholesale Trade, 2011/12: 0.73 Construction, 2011/12: 0.81 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2011/12: 0.28 Manufacturing, 2011/12: 0.73 Mining, 2011/12: 0.24 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2011/12: 1.78 Other Services, 2016/17: 0.93 Arts and Recreation Services, 2016/17: 0.79 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2016/17: 1.01 Education and Training, 2016/17: 0.72 Public Administration and Safety, 2016/17: 0.35 Administrative and Support Services, 2016/17: 0.77 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2016/17: 0.74 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2016/17: 0.79 Financial and Insurance Services, 2016/17: 0.41 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2016/17: 0.44 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2016/17: 0.28 Accommodation and Food Services, 2016/17: 1.02 Retail Trade, 2016/17: 1.44 Wholesale Trade, 2016/17: 0.67 Construction, 2016/17: 1.12 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2016/17: 0.32 Manufacturing, 2016/17: 0.84 Mining, 2016/17: 1.09 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2016/17: 0.85
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
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