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Employment by industry (FTE)

In Willoughby City, Professional, Scientific and Technical Services is the largest employer, generating 9,650 FTE jobs in 2017/18.

Full-time equivalent (FTE) employment is modelled by NIEIR and takes into account differences in hours worked between industry sectors. It is a measure that allows direct comparison of employment between industries in Willoughby City.

Typically, industries such as Retail Trade and Accommodation and Food Services, which employ many part-time workers, have lower FTE employment than total employment.

FTE employment is calculated directly by dividing the total hours worked in each industry by 38. By comparing the number of full-time equivalent jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Willoughby City's economy. This can be done by directly comparing the area to its benchmark, or by using a location quotient to look at the relative size of industries.

FTE employment should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (Total) and Employment by industry (Census), for a full understanding of the industry breakdown in the area. Worker productivity data shows the value of a worker in each industry to the local economy. Employment locations shows where employment is taking place in each industry sector.

NOTE: FTE employment is derived from Census data but has been corrected for the known undercount of employment in the Census. Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Full-time equivalent employment by industry sector
Willoughby City2017/182004/05Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2004/05 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1040.22.5970.23.3+6
Mining1370.21.21200.20.8+17
Manufacturing2,7524.57.94,0707.010.9-1,318
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4410.71.15270.91.0-86
Construction4,7347.710.73,6696.39.3+1,065
Wholesale Trade2,9554.83.83,2245.55.0-269
Retail Trade6,43310.48.36,22910.79.9+204
Accommodation and Food Services2,3633.85.71,9743.46.2+388
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,7272.85.72,1613.75.9-434
Information Media and Telecommunications6,79111.02.68,16314.02.9-1,371
Financial and Insurance Services2,8264.65.23,2745.65.2-448
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,3722.21.91,1662.01.8+206
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services9,65015.610.47,19612.47.9+2,454
Administrative and Support Services1,6142.63.02,5584.43.4-944
Public Administration and Safety2,3323.85.51,8903.35.6+442
Education and Training2,8484.67.52,1663.76.6+682
Health Care and Social Assistance9,64715.611.46,47011.18.6+3,177
Arts and Recreation Services5220.81.53430.61.3+179
Other Services2,5984.23.82,8464.94.4-248

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 (FTE) 2017/18
Employment (FTE) 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, New South Wales: 2.5% Mining, New South Wales: 1.2% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 7.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 1.1% Construction, New South Wales: 10.7% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 3.8% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 8.3% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 5.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 5.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 2.6% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 5.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 10.4% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 3.0% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 5.5% Education and Training, New South Wales: 7.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 11.4% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.5% Other Services, New South Wales: 3.8% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Willoughby City: 0.2% Mining, Willoughby City: 0.2% Manufacturing, Willoughby City: 4.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Willoughby City: 0.7% Construction, Willoughby City: 7.7% Wholesale Trade, Willoughby City: 4.8% Retail Trade, Willoughby City: 10.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Willoughby City: 3.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Willoughby City: 2.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Willoughby City: 11.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Willoughby City: 4.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Willoughby City: 2.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Willoughby City: 15.6% Administrative and Support Services, Willoughby City: 2.6% Public Administration and Safety, Willoughby City: 3.8% Education and Training, Willoughby City: 4.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Willoughby City: 15.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Willoughby City: 0.8% Other Services, Willoughby City: 4.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (FTE), 2004/05 to 2017/18
Change in employment (FTE), 2004/05 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Willoughby City: +6 Mining, Willoughby City: +17 Manufacturing, Willoughby City: -1,318 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Willoughby City: -86 Construction, Willoughby City: +1,065 Wholesale Trade, Willoughby City: -269 Retail Trade, Willoughby City: +204 Accommodation and Food Services, Willoughby City: +388 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Willoughby City: -434 Information Media and Telecommunications, Willoughby City: -1,371 Financial and Insurance Services, Willoughby City: -448 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Willoughby City: +206 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Willoughby City: +2,454 Administrative and Support Services, Willoughby City: -944 Public Administration and Safety, Willoughby City: +442 Education and Training, Willoughby City: +682 Health Care and Social Assistance, Willoughby City: +3,177 Arts and Recreation Services, Willoughby City: +179 Other Services, Willoughby City: -248
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers in Willoughby City in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (9,650 full-time equivalent local workers or 15.6%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (9,647 full-time equivalent local workers or 15.6%)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (6,791 full-time equivalent local workers or 11.0%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 26,088 people in total or 42.2% of local workers.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 10.4% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; 11.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 2.6% in Information Media and Telecommunications.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of Willoughby City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Information Media and Telecommunications (11.0% compared to 2.6%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (15.6% compared to 10.4%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (15.6% compared to 11.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Manufacturing (4.5% compared to 7.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in Willoughby City increased by 3,701 between 2004/05 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2004/05 and 2017/18 in Willoughby City were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+3,177 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+2,454 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Information Media and Telecommunications (-1,371 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Manufacturing (-1,318 full-time equivalent local workers)

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