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Employment by industry (Total)

In the City of Albany, Health Care and Social Assistance is the largest employer, generating 2,093 local jobs in 2015/16.

Employment (total) is the most accurate and up to date measure of the total number of people employed in the City of Albany. The statistics are modelled by NIEIR to correct for the known undercount of jobs recorded in the Census. They estimate the total number of persons employed in an industry sector (full-time and part-time) in City of Albany regardless of where they live. They are updated annually.

By comparing the number of jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of City of Albany'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.

Estimated total employment by industry should not be considered as a "Full-Time Equivalent" measure as different industries will have different ratios of part-time and full time employees. Full-time employment by industry statistics are also available.

To see how employment is distributed across the area, see the Employment locations section and to see where people come from to work in these industries, these data should be viewed in conjunction with Workers place of residence by industry data.

More granular sub-categories for each industry sector are available in the Employment by industry (Census) counts. While Census figures undercount employment they do provide a more detailed picture of the specific industries operating in the area.

NOTE: 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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Employment (total) by industry
City of Albany2015/162010/11Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2010/11 to 2015/16
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing9816.92.41,0036.82.5-22
Mining450.36.4440.36.1+1
Manufacturing7285.17.67705.28.2-42
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2061.51.22091.41.2-3
Construction1,46210.310.51,53210.410.6-70
Wholesale Trade3732.63.64232.93.7-51
Retail Trade2,06714.510.12,11414.310.1-47
Accommodation and Food Services9436.66.19526.55.9-9
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4993.54.65803.94.7-81
Information Media and Telecommunications1531.11.11671.11.2-14
Financial and Insurance Services2601.82.72882.02.7-27
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2391.71.92701.81.9-30
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5784.17.96164.27.7-37
Administrative and Support Services4042.83.34713.23.2-67
Public Administration and Safety1,0257.26.61,0537.16.7-28
Education and Training1,3409.48.41,4259.78.2-85
Health Care and Social Assistance2,09314.710.32,00913.610.1+84
Arts and Recreation Services1631.11.41631.11.3-1
Other Services6684.74.16584.54.1+10

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

Employment (total) by industry 2015/16
Employment (total) by industry 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Western Australia: 2.4% Mining, Western Australia: 6.4% Manufacturing, Western Australia: 7.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Western Australia: 1.2% Construction, Western Australia: 10.5% Wholesale Trade, Western Australia: 3.6% Retail Trade, Western Australia: 10.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Western Australia: 6.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Western Australia: 4.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Western Australia: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Western Australia: 2.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Western Australia: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Western Australia: 7.9% Administrative and Support Services, Western Australia: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Western Australia: 6.6% Education and Training, Western Australia: 8.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Western Australia: 10.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Western Australia: 1.4% Other Services, Western Australia: 4.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Albany: 6.9% Mining, City of Albany: 0.3% Manufacturing, City of Albany: 5.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Albany: 1.5% Construction, City of Albany: 10.3% Wholesale Trade, City of Albany: 2.6% Retail Trade, City of Albany: 14.5% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Albany: 6.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Albany: 3.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Albany: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Albany: 1.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Albany: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Albany: 4.1% Administrative and Support Services, City of Albany: 2.8% Public Administration and Safety, City of Albany: 7.2% Education and Training, City of Albany: 9.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Albany: 14.7% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Albany: 1.1% Other Services, City of Albany: 4.7%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (total) by industry, 2010/11 to 2015/16
Change in employment (total) by industry, 2010/11 to 2015/16 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Albany: -22 Mining, City of Albany: +1 Manufacturing, City of Albany: -42 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Albany: -3 Construction, City of Albany: -70 Wholesale Trade, City of Albany: -51 Retail Trade, City of Albany: -47 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Albany: -9 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Albany: -81 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Albany: -14 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Albany: -27 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Albany: -30 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Albany: -37 Administrative and Support Services, City of Albany: -67 Public Administration and Safety, City of Albany: -28 Education and Training, City of Albany: -85 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Albany: +84 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Albany: -1 Other Services, City of Albany: +10
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 local workers in City of Albany in 2015/16 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (2,093 people or 14.7%)
  • Retail Trade (2,067 people or 14.5%)
  • Construction (1,462 people or 10.3%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 5,621 people in total or 39.5% of the local workers.

In comparison, Western Australia employed 10.3% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 10.1% in Retail Trade; and 10.5% in Construction.

The major differences between the jobs held by local workers of the City of Albany and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (6.9% compared to 2.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (14.7% compared to 10.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Retail Trade (14.5% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Mining (0.3% compared to 6.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the City of Albany decreased by 520 between 2010/11 and 2015/16.

The largest changes in the jobs held by local workers between 2010/11 and 2015/16 in the City of Albany were for those employed in:

  • Education and Training (-85 local workers)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+84 local workers)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-81 local workers)
  • Construction (-70 local workers)

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