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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for The Hills Shire in 2017/18 was 0.86, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Retail Trade had the highest ratio (1.55), while the lowest ratio was found in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (0.30).

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.

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Employment capacity by industry
The Hills Shire2017/182012/13
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing7778280.948825851.51
Mining2292081.101503090.48
Manufacturing4,8815,7320.855,0706,6570.76
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2697640.352719010.30
Construction12,2998,0441.537,9558,9470.89
Wholesale Trade3,2465,6020.583,6815,3270.69
Retail Trade15,63310,0941.5512,6659,0361.40
Accommodation and Food Services5,0654,9561.024,0713,8511.06
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,1003,7170.309653,3360.29
Information Media and Telecommunications9732,6530.378882,2910.39
Financial and Insurance Services2,5466,9220.372,5235,4710.46
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,5322,2290.691,2871,7020.76
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services7,82710,8020.727,3148,6430.85
Administrative and Support Services2,2192,8860.771,9722,3500.84
Public Administration and Safety1,5634,8420.321,4423,9790.36
Education and Training6,93610,0510.694,9667,7460.64
Health Care and Social Assistance12,02611,3121.067,2378,8960.81
Arts and Recreation Services1,3481,5690.861,0131,1340.89
Other Services3,3603,8040.882,8793,2340.89

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: 3,804 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 1,569 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 11,312 Education and Training, Employed residents: 10,051 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 4,842 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 2,886 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 10,802 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 2,229 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 6,922 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 2,653 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 3,717 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 4,956 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 10,094 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 5,602 Construction, Employed residents: 8,044 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 764 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 5,732 Mining, Employed residents: 208 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 828 Other Services, Local jobs: 3,360 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 1,348 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 12,026 Education and Training, Local jobs: 6,936 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 1,563 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 2,219 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 7,827 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 1,532 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 2,546 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 973 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 1,100 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 5,065 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 15,633 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 3,246 Construction, Local jobs: 12,299 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 269 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 4,881 Mining, Local jobs: 229 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 777
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: 0.89 Arts and Recreation Services, 2012/13: 0.89 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2012/13: 0.81 Education and Training, 2012/13: 0.64 Public Administration and Safety, 2012/13: 0.36 Administrative and Support Services, 2012/13: 0.84 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2012/13: 0.85 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2012/13: 0.76 Financial and Insurance Services, 2012/13: 0.46 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2012/13: 0.39 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2012/13: 0.29 Accommodation and Food Services, 2012/13: 1.06 Retail Trade, 2012/13: 1.40 Wholesale Trade, 2012/13: 0.69 Construction, 2012/13: 0.89 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2012/13: 0.30 Manufacturing, 2012/13: 0.76 Mining, 2012/13: 0.48 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2012/13: 1.51 Other Services, 2017/18: 0.88 Arts and Recreation Services, 2017/18: 0.86 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2017/18: 1.06 Education and Training, 2017/18: 0.69 Public Administration and Safety, 2017/18: 0.32 Administrative and Support Services, 2017/18: 0.77 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2017/18: 0.72 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2017/18: 0.69 Financial and Insurance Services, 2017/18: 0.37 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2017/18: 0.37 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2017/18: 0.30 Accommodation and Food Services, 2017/18: 1.02 Retail Trade, 2017/18: 1.55 Wholesale Trade, 2017/18: 0.58 Construction, 2017/18: 1.53 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2017/18: 0.35 Manufacturing, 2017/18: 0.85 Mining, 2017/18: 1.10 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2017/18: 0.94
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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