Wingecarribee Shire

Employment by industry (FTE)

In Wingecarribee Shire, Retail Trade is the largest employer, generating 2,168 FTE jobs in 2019/20.

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 Wingecarribee Shire.

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 Wingecarribee Shire'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.

Data source

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

Please 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 thespecific topic notes section.
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Full-time equivalent employment by industry sector
Wingecarribee Shire2019/202014/15Change
IndustryNumber%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2014/15 - 2019/20
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing7484.12.67374.52.9+11
Mining2001.11.11701.11.3+30
Manufacturing1,96810.77.21,75610.88.2+211
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1881.01.21180.71.2+70
Construction2,03511.110.61,94712.09.7+88
Wholesale Trade5072.83.64152.64.1+91
Retail Trade2,16811.88.61,80211.18.8+366
Accommodation and Food Services1,4117.75.51,3658.45.9+46
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7244.05.79285.75.9-204
Information Media and Telecommunications1650.92.21561.02.5+9
Financial and Insurance Services2431.35.62601.65.3-18
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3962.21.83442.12.0+52
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,3127.210.89936.19.5+319
Administrative and Support Services7153.93.05463.43.0+169
Public Administration and Safety5202.85.94512.85.6+69
Education and Training1,5158.37.51,3188.17.5+197
Health Care and Social Assistance2,11711.612.11,92511.910.9+192
Arts and Recreation Services4482.41.42201.41.4+228
Other Services9455.23.77644.74.2+182
Total industries18,324100.0100.016,217100.0100.0+2,108

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2021. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id (informed decisions). NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. Each release may change previous years’ figures. Learn more

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers in Wingecarribee Shire in 2019/20 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Retail Trade (2,168 people or 11.8%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (2,117 people or 11.6%)
  • Construction (2,035 people or 11.1%)

In combination these three fields accounted for 6,320 people in total or 34.5% of the local workers.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 8.6% in Retail Trade; 12.1% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 10.6% in Construction.

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

  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Financial and Insurance Services (1.3% compared to 5.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (7.2% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Manufacturing (10.7% compared to 7.2%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Retail Trade (11.8% compared to 8.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of full-time equivalent local workers in Wingecarribee Shire increased by increased by 2,108 between 2014/15 and 2019/20.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2014/15 and 2019/20 in Wingecarribee Shire were for those employed in:

  • Retail Trade (+366 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+319 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Arts and Recreation Services (+228 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Manufacturing (+211 full-time equivalent local workers)

Wingecarribee Shire

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