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Jobs to workers ratio

The jobs to residents ratio for Woollahra Municipal Council area in 2017/18 was 0.76, meaning that there were less jobs than resident workers. Construction had the highest ratio (2.10), while the lowest ratio was found in Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (0.11).

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 Woollahra Municipal Council area 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
Woollahra Municipal Council area2017/182012/13
Industry
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Local jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residentsLocal jobsEmployed residentsRatio of jobs to residents
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing511220.421322180.61
Mining17670.26311240.25
Manufacturing3259860.333931,1250.35
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services181560.11281280.22
Construction2,6191,2462.103,0902,3301.33
Wholesale Trade2639240.284351,2710.34
Retail Trade2,6362,4711.072,5792,1201.22
Accommodation and Food Services2,5112,0731.212,1041,6801.25
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2438320.291947110.27
Information Media and Telecommunications4271,4440.304161,6120.26
Financial and Insurance Services7974,2330.197323,6600.20
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,5831,7360.911,2001,1551.04
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,5867,2000.362,0675,7780.36
Administrative and Support Services7031,0380.688171,1950.68
Public Administration and Safety1,1369731.171,3311,1101.20
Education and Training3,7502,4671.522,7082,1151.28
Health Care and Social Assistance3,7213,7920.982,4583,2380.76
Arts and Recreation Services8399070.936997760.90
Other Services1,3088891.471,1507651.50

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: 889 Arts and Recreation Services, Employed residents: 907 Health Care and Social Assistance, Employed residents: 3,792 Education and Training, Employed residents: 2,467 Public Administration and Safety, Employed residents: 973 Administrative and Support Services, Employed residents: 1,038 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Employed residents: 7,200 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Employed residents: 1,736 Financial and Insurance Services, Employed residents: 4,233 Information Media and Telecommunications, Employed residents: 1,444 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Employed residents: 832 Accommodation and Food Services, Employed residents: 2,073 Retail Trade, Employed residents: 2,471 Wholesale Trade, Employed residents: 924 Construction, Employed residents: 1,246 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Employed residents: 156 Manufacturing, Employed residents: 986 Mining, Employed residents: 67 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Employed residents: 122 Other Services, Local jobs: 1,308 Arts and Recreation Services, Local jobs: 839 Health Care and Social Assistance, Local jobs: 3,721 Education and Training, Local jobs: 3,750 Public Administration and Safety, Local jobs: 1,136 Administrative and Support Services, Local jobs: 703 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Local jobs: 2,586 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Local jobs: 1,583 Financial and Insurance Services, Local jobs: 797 Information Media and Telecommunications, Local jobs: 427 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Local jobs: 243 Accommodation and Food Services, Local jobs: 2,511 Retail Trade, Local jobs: 2,636 Wholesale Trade, Local jobs: 263 Construction, Local jobs: 2,619 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Local jobs: 18 Manufacturing, Local jobs: 325 Mining, Local jobs: 17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Local jobs: 51
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: 1.50 Arts and Recreation Services, 2012/13: 0.90 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2012/13: 0.76 Education and Training, 2012/13: 1.28 Public Administration and Safety, 2012/13: 1.20 Administrative and Support Services, 2012/13: 0.68 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2012/13: 0.36 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2012/13: 1.04 Financial and Insurance Services, 2012/13: 0.20 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2012/13: 0.26 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2012/13: 0.27 Accommodation and Food Services, 2012/13: 1.25 Retail Trade, 2012/13: 1.22 Wholesale Trade, 2012/13: 0.34 Construction, 2012/13: 1.33 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2012/13: 0.22 Manufacturing, 2012/13: 0.35 Mining, 2012/13: 0.25 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2012/13: 0.61 Other Services, 2017/18: 1.47 Arts and Recreation Services, 2017/18: 0.93 Health Care and Social Assistance, 2017/18: 0.98 Education and Training, 2017/18: 1.52 Public Administration and Safety, 2017/18: 1.17 Administrative and Support Services, 2017/18: 0.68 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, 2017/18: 0.36 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, 2017/18: 0.91 Financial and Insurance Services, 2017/18: 0.19 Information Media and Telecommunications, 2017/18: 0.30 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, 2017/18: 0.29 Accommodation and Food Services, 2017/18: 1.21 Retail Trade, 2017/18: 1.07 Wholesale Trade, 2017/18: 0.28 Construction, 2017/18: 2.10 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, 2017/18: 0.11 Manufacturing, 2017/18: 0.33 Mining, 2017/18: 0.26 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, 2017/18: 0.42
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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