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Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Retail Trade employs more of the City of Albany’s local labour force than any other industry sector.

Industry sector data identifies the industries in which the residents of an area work either within the residing area or elsewhere. Comparing the industry sectors in which the City of Albany residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the City of Albany, indicates whether an economy draws on the skills offered by its own residents, or on a different set of skills imported from elsewhere in the region.

Industry sector statistics in the City of Albany are influenced by a range of factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available within commuting distance;
  • The educational levels of the local population; and
  • The working and social aspirations of the local population.

Industry sector data should be viewed in conjunction with Residents place of work.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

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Local resident workers industry of employment
City of Albany 20112006Change
Industry
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Number%Regional WA%Number%Regional WA%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing9506.38.91,1168.012.0-166
Mining2331.511.21110.88.0+122
Manufacturing1,0657.17.21,0427.47.7+23
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2171.41.31481.11.1+69
Construction1,49610.010.91,41210.19.1+84
Wholesale Trade4092.72.53762.72.9+33
Retail Trade2,03513.59.11,95914.010.2+76
Accommodation and Food Services9576.46.29616.96.0-4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6284.24.85654.04.3+63
Information Media and Telecommunications1090.70.61391.00.7-30
Financial and Insurance Services2591.71.23132.21.4-54
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2501.71.52551.81.7-5
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6224.13.25554.02.8+67
Administrative and Support Services4513.02.73952.82.6+56
Public Administration and Safety1,0376.95.88846.36.2+153
Education and Training1,3589.07.61,1778.47.5+181
Health Care and Social Assistance1,91112.78.41,60811.58.5+303
Arts and Recreation Services1741.20.71371.00.7+37
Other Services6114.13.95373.83.7+74
Industry not classified2631.72.33032.22.9-40

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local resident workers industry of employment, 2011
Local resident workers industry of employment, 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional WA: 8.9% Mining, Regional WA: 11.2% Manufacturing, Regional WA: 7.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional WA: 1.3% Construction, Regional WA: 10.9% Wholesale Trade, Regional WA: 2.5% Retail Trade, Regional WA: 9.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional WA: 6.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional WA: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional WA: 0.6% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional WA: 1.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional WA: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional WA: 3.2% Administrative and Support Services, Regional WA: 2.7% Public Administration and Safety, Regional WA: 5.8% Education and Training, Regional WA: 7.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional WA: 8.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional WA: 0.7% Other Services, Regional WA: 3.9% Industry not classified, Regional WA: 2.3% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Albany: 6.3% Mining, City of Albany: 1.5% Manufacturing, City of Albany: 7.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Albany: 1.4% Construction, City of Albany: 10.0% Wholesale Trade, City of Albany: 2.7% Retail Trade, City of Albany: 13.5% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Albany: 6.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Albany: 4.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Albany: 0.7% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Albany: 1.7% 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: 3.0% Public Administration and Safety, City of Albany: 6.9% Education and Training, City of Albany: 9.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Albany: 12.7% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Albany: 1.2% Other Services, City of Albany: 4.1% Industry not classified, City of Albany: 1.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local resident workers industry of employment, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers industry of employment, 2006 to 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Albany: -166 Mining, City of Albany: +122 Manufacturing, City of Albany: +23 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Albany: +69 Construction, City of Albany: +84 Wholesale Trade, City of Albany: +33 Retail Trade, City of Albany: +76 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Albany: -4 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Albany: +63 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Albany: -30 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Albany: -54 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Albany: -5 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Albany: +67 Administrative and Support Services, City of Albany: +56 Public Administration and Safety, City of Albany: +153 Education and Training, City of Albany: +181 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Albany: +303 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Albany: +37 Other Services, City of Albany: +74 Industry not classified, City of Albany: -40
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the local labour force in City of Albany in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Retail Trade (2,035 people or 13.5%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,911 people or 12.7%)
  • Construction (1,496 people or 10.0%)

In combination these three industries employed 5,442 people in total or 36.2% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, Regional WA employed 9.1% in Retail Trade; 8.4% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 10.9% in Construction.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of the City of Albany and Regional WA were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Retail Trade (13.5% compared to 9.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (12.7% compared to 8.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Mining (1.5% compared to 11.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (6.3% compared to 8.9%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the local labour force between 2006 and 2011 in the City of Albany were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+303 local labour force)
  • Education and Training (+181 local labour force)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (-166 local labour force)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+153 local labour force)

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