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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for the Town of Victoria Park in 2017/18 was 1.77, meaning that there were more jobs than resident workers. Arts and Recreation Services had the highest ratio (6.34), while the lowest ratio was found in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.23).

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 Town of Victoria Park 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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PLEASE NOTE: The WA state government definition of self-sufficiency is the same as the one which .id call employment capacity, and is presented on this page. Please use this topic for data relating to the state government's self-sufficiency targets.

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Employment capacity by industry
Town of Victoria Park2017/182012/13
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing261130.2322660.34
Mining4391,2310.364781,2430.38
Manufacturing1,0987941.381,5981,1871.35
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4132091.985202492.09
Construction4,3411,4203.062,3831,1981.99
Wholesale Trade4185370.786476411.01
Retail Trade2,0491,7121.202,2891,6951.35
Accommodation and Food Services2,5702,0621.252,1011,8071.16
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,5888411.898539010.95
Information Media and Telecommunications2573420.752623450.76
Financial and Insurance Services4705890.806506710.97
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services6684331.545273731.41
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,8622,0471.402,6062,3761.10
Administrative and Support Services1,3368451.581,4608471.72
Public Administration and Safety1,2261,4150.871,1161,4450.77
Education and Training8,3702,0344.126,9911,7374.02
Health Care and Social Assistance3,1412,3921.312,5682,1001.22
Arts and Recreation Services3,5465596.343,5354907.21
Other Services1,1947521.591,2427151.74

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: 752 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 559 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 2,392 Education and Training, Employed residents: 2,034 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 1,415 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 845 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 2,047 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 433 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 589 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 342 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 841 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 2,062 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 1,712 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 537 Construction, Employed residents: 1,420 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 209 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 794 Mining, Employed residents: 1,231 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 113 Other Services, Local jobs: 1,194 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 3,546 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 3,141 Education and Training, Local jobs: 8,370 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 1,226 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 1,336 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 2,862 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 668 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 470 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 257 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 1,588 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 2,570 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 2,049 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 418 Construction, Local jobs: 4,341 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 413 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 1,098 Mining, Local jobs: 439 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 26
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: 1.74 Arts and Recreation Services, 2012/13: 7.21 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2012/13: 1.22 Education and Training, 2012/13: 4.02 Public Administration and Safety, 2012/13: 0.77 Administrative and Support Services, 2012/13: 1.72 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2012/13: 1.10 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2012/13: 1.41 Financial and Insurance Services, 2012/13: 0.97 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2012/13: 0.76 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2012/13: 0.95 Accommodation and Food Services, 2012/13: 1.16 Retail Trade, 2012/13: 1.35 Wholesale Trade, 2012/13: 1.01 Construction, 2012/13: 1.99 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2012/13: 2.09 Manufacturing, 2012/13: 1.35 Mining, 2012/13: 0.38 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2012/13: 0.34 Other Services, 2017/18: 1.59 Arts and Recreation Services, 2017/18: 6.34 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2017/18: 1.31 Education and Training, 2017/18: 4.12 Public Administration and Safety, 2017/18: 0.87 Administrative and Support Services, 2017/18: 1.58 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2017/18: 1.40 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2017/18: 1.54 Financial and Insurance Services, 2017/18: 0.80 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2017/18: 0.75 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2017/18: 1.89 Accommodation and Food Services, 2017/18: 1.25 Retail Trade, 2017/18: 1.20 Wholesale Trade, 2017/18: 0.78 Construction, 2017/18: 3.06 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2017/18: 1.98 Manufacturing, 2017/18: 1.38 Mining, 2017/18: 0.36 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2017/18: 0.23
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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