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Employment by industry (Census)

Health Care and Social Assistance is the largest employer in the City of Joondalup, making up 18.5% of total employment.

Census employment data presents the number of persons employed in each industry sector (full-time and part-time) in City of Joondalup regardless of where they live. By comparing the number of jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see local economic strengths and weaknesses. By looking at how the number of jobs in each industry is changing over time, you can track how the structure of the local economy is changing. Go to the Employment locations page to see where employment is taking place across the City of Joondalup.

NOTE: Census employment figures are known to undercount employment by at at least 20% due to poor recording of workplace addresses, and large numbers of workers who don’t answer the relevant question, or have no usual workplace address. While this data shows the underlying structure of the economy and relative proportions of different industries, it should not be used as an accurate measure of local jobs. Census employment data should be viewed alongside modelled Employment by industry (Total) and Employment by industry (FTE) data which resolves the undercount issue and is a more accurate and up to date reflection of total job numbers.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

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Employment (Census) by industry sector
City of Joondalup 2016
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%Western Australia %
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing820.22.5
Mining1380.36.6
Manufacturing7301.65.6
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1040.21.2
Construction2,9576.49.9
Wholesale Trade3760.82.5
Retail Trade7,75416.99.5
Accommodation and Food Services4,3729.56.4
Transport, Postal and Warehousing8271.84.6
Information Media and Telecommunications4100.91.0
Financial and Insurance Services9832.12.3
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services9052.01.7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,1014.66.4
Administrative and Support Services1,3302.93.3
Public Administration and Safety2,3785.26.2
Education and Training7,60116.58.7
Health Care and Social Assistance8,53418.511.7
Arts and Recreation Services7651.71.6
Other Services2,1214.63.9
Industry not classified1,5453.44.6

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Employment (Census) by industry sector, 2016
Employment (Census) by industry sector, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Western Australia: 2.5% Mining, Western Australia: 6.6% Manufacturing, Western Australia: 5.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Western Australia: 1.2% Construction, Western Australia: 9.9% Wholesale Trade, Western Australia: 2.5% Retail Trade, Western Australia: 9.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Western Australia: 6.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Western Australia: 4.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Western Australia: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Western Australia: 2.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Western Australia: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Western Australia: 6.4% Administrative and Support Services, Western Australia: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Western Australia: 6.2% Education and Training, Western Australia: 8.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Western Australia: 11.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Western Australia: 1.6% Other Services, Western Australia: 3.9% Industry not classified, Western Australia: 4.6% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Joondalup: 0.2% Mining, City of Joondalup: 0.3% Manufacturing, City of Joondalup: 1.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Joondalup: 0.2% Construction, City of Joondalup: 6.4% Wholesale Trade, City of Joondalup: 0.8% Retail Trade, City of Joondalup: 16.9% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Joondalup: 9.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Joondalup: 1.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Joondalup: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Joondalup: 2.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Joondalup: 2.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Joondalup: 4.6% Administrative and Support Services, City of Joondalup: 2.9% Public Administration and Safety, City of Joondalup: 5.2% Education and Training, City of Joondalup: 16.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Joondalup: 18.5% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Joondalup: 1.7% Other Services, City of Joondalup: 4.6% Industry not classified, City of Joondalup: 3.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 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 Joondalup in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (8,534 local workers 18.5%)
  • Retail Trade (7,754 local workers 16.9%)
  • Education and Training (7,601 local workers 16.5%)

In combination these three industries employed 23,889 people in total or 51.9% of local workers.

In comparison, Western Australia employed 11.7% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 9.5% in Retail Trade; and 8.7% in Education and Training.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Education and Training (16.5% compared to 8.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Retail Trade (16.9% compared to 9.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (18.5% compared to 11.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Mining (0.3% compared to 6.6%)

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