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Employment by industry (FTE)

In Woollahra Municipal Council area, Education and Training is the largest employer, generating 2,451 FTE jobs in 2016/17.

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 Woollahra Municipal Council area.

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 Woollahra Municipal Council area'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
Woollahra Municipal Council area2016/172011/12Change
Industry
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011/12 to 2016/17
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing540.32.6600.33.2-7
Mining310.21.3290.21.4+2
Manufacturing2891.57.93532.09.2-64
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services130.11.2290.21.3-16
Construction1,8489.59.01,7079.78.6+141
Wholesale Trade2601.33.93912.24.4-131
Retail Trade1,9249.88.52,13712.19.0-213
Accommodation and Food Services1,8549.55.81,7099.76.0+145
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1740.95.91841.05.9-10
Information Media and Telecommunications3832.02.53772.12.7+6
Financial and Insurance Services7113.65.36813.95.4+30
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,3516.91.91,0686.01.8+283
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,40112.310.61,96411.19.3+436
Administrative and Support Services6453.33.26783.83.2-33
Public Administration and Safety9855.05.71,1236.45.8-138
Education and Training2,45112.57.51,86710.66.9+584
Health Care and Social Assistance2,43912.511.61,82310.310.3+617
Arts and Recreation Services6643.41.65453.11.4+119
Other Services1,0795.53.99385.34.1+141

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

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Employment (FTE) 2016/17
Employment (FTE) 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, New South Wales: 2.6% Mining, New South Wales: 1.3% Manufacturing, New South Wales: 7.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, New South Wales: 1.2% Construction, New South Wales: 9.0% Wholesale Trade, New South Wales: 3.9% Retail Trade, New South Wales: 8.5% Accommodation and Food Services, New South Wales: 5.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, New South Wales: 5.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, New South Wales: 2.5% Financial and Insurance Services, New South Wales: 5.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, New South Wales: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, New South Wales: 10.6% Administrative and Support Services, New South Wales: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, New South Wales: 5.7% Education and Training, New South Wales: 7.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, New South Wales: 11.6% Arts and Recreation Services, New South Wales: 1.6% Other Services, New South Wales: 3.9% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 0.3% Mining, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 0.2% Manufacturing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 1.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 0.1% Construction, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 9.5% Wholesale Trade, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 1.3% Retail Trade, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 9.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 9.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 0.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 2.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 3.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 6.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 12.3% Administrative and Support Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 5.0% Education and Training, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 12.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 12.5% Arts and Recreation Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 3.4% Other Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 5.5%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (FTE), 2011/12 to 2016/17
Change in employment (FTE), 2011/12 to 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -7 Mining, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +2 Manufacturing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -64 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -16 Construction, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +141 Wholesale Trade, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -131 Retail Trade, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -213 Accommodation and Food Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +145 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -10 Information Media and Telecommunications, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +6 Financial and Insurance Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +30 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +283 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +436 Administrative and Support Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -33 Public Administration and Safety, Woollahra Municipal Council area: -138 Education and Training, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +584 Health Care and Social Assistance, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +617 Arts and Recreation Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +119 Other Services, Woollahra Municipal Council area: +141
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
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 Woollahra Municipal Council area in 2016/17 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Education and Training (2,451 full-time equivalent local workers or 12.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (2,439 full-time equivalent local workers or 12.5%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2,401 full-time equivalent local workers or 12.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 7,291 people in total or 37.3% of local workers.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 7.5% in Education and Training; 11.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 10.6% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of Woollahra Municipal Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Education and Training (12.5% compared to 7.5%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (6.9% compared to 1.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Manufacturing (1.5% compared to 7.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (0.9% compared to 5.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in Woollahra Municipal Council area increased by 1,890 between 2011/12 and 2016/17.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2011/12 and 2016/17 in Woollahra Municipal Council area were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+617 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Education and Training (+584 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+436 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (+283 full-time equivalent local workers)

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