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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for The Hills Shire in 2018/19 was 0.85, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Retail Trade had the highest ratio (1.45), while the lowest ratio was found in Information Media and Telecommunications (0.36).

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 Shire2018/192013/14
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing7096281.137155401.32
Mining3624810.751561940.81
Manufacturing5,2716,8550.774,9595,9780.83
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2705620.482809190.30
Construction12,51111,6651.078,5739,7110.88
Wholesale Trade4,5455,8700.773,5365,1370.69
Retail Trade16,78011,6011.4512,7778,9081.43
Accommodation and Food Services4,4414,1131.084,1293,8121.08
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,6003,9210.419132,8590.32
Information Media and Telecommunications9512,6690.368642,1690.40
Financial and Insurance Services2,5496,5930.392,4215,3650.45
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,5172,5120.601,3841,8620.74
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services7,93411,1180.717,1838,5900.84
Administrative and Support Services2,0722,6730.781,9262,3090.83
Public Administration and Safety1,5694,3360.361,4383,9680.36
Education and Training6,4019,5640.675,4088,3160.65
Health Care and Social Assistance11,92610,8631.107,8309,2180.85
Arts and Recreation Services1,2981,3390.971,0181,1270.90
Other Services3,4613,6810.943,0163,5230.86

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: 3,681 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 1,339 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 10,863 Education and Training, Employed residents: 9,564 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 4,336 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 2,673 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 11,118 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 2,512 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 6,593 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 2,669 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 3,921 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 4,113 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 11,601 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 5,870 Construction, Employed residents: 11,665 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 562 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 6,855 Mining, Employed residents: 481 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 628 Other Services, Local jobs: 3,461 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 1,298 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 11,926 Education and Training, Local jobs: 6,401 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 1,569 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 2,072 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 7,934 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 1,517 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 2,549 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 951 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 1,600 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 4,441 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 16,780 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 4,545 Construction, Local jobs: 12,511 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 270 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 5,271 Mining, Local jobs: 362 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 709
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: 0.86 Arts and Recreation Services, 2013/14: 0.90 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2013/14: 0.85 Education and Training, 2013/14: 0.65 Public Administration and Safety, 2013/14: 0.36 Administrative and Support Services, 2013/14: 0.83 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2013/14: 0.84 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2013/14: 0.74 Financial and Insurance Services, 2013/14: 0.45 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2013/14: 0.40 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2013/14: 0.32 Accommodation and Food Services, 2013/14: 1.08 Retail Trade, 2013/14: 1.43 Wholesale Trade, 2013/14: 0.69 Construction, 2013/14: 0.88 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2013/14: 0.30 Manufacturing, 2013/14: 0.83 Mining, 2013/14: 0.81 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2013/14: 1.32 Other Services, 2018/19: 0.94 Arts and Recreation Services, 2018/19: 0.97 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2018/19: 1.10 Education and Training, 2018/19: 0.67 Public Administration and Safety, 2018/19: 0.36 Administrative and Support Services, 2018/19: 0.78 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2018/19: 0.71 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2018/19: 0.60 Financial and Insurance Services, 2018/19: 0.39 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2018/19: 0.36 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2018/19: 0.41 Accommodation and Food Services, 2018/19: 1.08 Retail Trade, 2018/19: 1.45 Wholesale Trade, 2018/19: 0.77 Construction, 2018/19: 1.07 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2018/19: 0.48 Manufacturing, 2018/19: 0.77 Mining, 2018/19: 0.75 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2018/19: 1.13
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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