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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for Upper Lachlan Shire in 2017/18 was 0.71, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing had the highest ratio (0.96), while the lowest ratio was found in Mining (0.00).

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 Upper Lachlan 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
Upper Lachlan Shire2017/182012/13
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,1991,2440.961,1041,0431.06
Mining0340.005770.07
Manufacturing1402260.621122200.51
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services31440.7132520.61
Construction2002540.791692640.64
Wholesale Trade42630.6749840.58
Retail Trade1682450.691712690.63
Accommodation and Food Services1682170.781491860.80
Transport, Postal and Warehousing661510.44831790.46
Information Media and Telecommunications29450.6332590.54
Financial and Insurance Services8290.2817450.37
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services10310.3313320.40
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services951890.50951810.52
Administrative and Support Services65820.8044740.59
Public Administration and Safety1433750.381263700.34
Education and Training1832840.641802650.68
Health Care and Social Assistance2524550.552334010.58
Arts and Recreation Services14250.5718420.44
Other Services1131250.901081450.74

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: 125 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 25 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 455 Education and Training, Employed residents: 284 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 375 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 82 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 189 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 31 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 29 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 45 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 151 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 217 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 245 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 63 Construction, Employed residents: 254 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 44 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 226 Mining, Employed residents: 34 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 1,244 Other Services, Local jobs: 113 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 14 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 252 Education and Training, Local jobs: 183 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 143 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 65 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 95 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 10 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 8 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 29 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 66 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 168 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 168 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 42 Construction, Local jobs: 200 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 31 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 140 Mining, Local jobs: 0 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 1,199
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: 0.74 Arts and Recreation Services, 2012/13: 0.44 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2012/13: 0.58 Education and Training, 2012/13: 0.68 Public Administration and Safety, 2012/13: 0.34 Administrative and Support Services, 2012/13: 0.59 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2012/13: 0.52 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2012/13: 0.40 Financial and Insurance Services, 2012/13: 0.37 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2012/13: 0.54 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2012/13: 0.46 Accommodation and Food Services, 2012/13: 0.80 Retail Trade, 2012/13: 0.63 Wholesale Trade, 2012/13: 0.58 Construction, 2012/13: 0.64 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2012/13: 0.61 Manufacturing, 2012/13: 0.51 Mining, 2012/13: 0.07 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2012/13: 1.06 Other Services, 2017/18: 0.90 Arts and Recreation Services, 2017/18: 0.57 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2017/18: 0.55 Education and Training, 2017/18: 0.64 Public Administration and Safety, 2017/18: 0.38 Administrative and Support Services, 2017/18: 0.80 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2017/18: 0.50 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2017/18: 0.33 Financial and Insurance Services, 2017/18: 0.28 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2017/18: 0.63 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2017/18: 0.44 Accommodation and Food Services, 2017/18: 0.78 Retail Trade, 2017/18: 0.69 Wholesale Trade, 2017/18: 0.67 Construction, 2017/18: 0.79 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2017/18: 0.71 Manufacturing, 2017/18: 0.62 Mining, 2017/18: 0.00 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2017/18: 0.96
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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