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Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Construction employs more of the City of Joondalup’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 Joondalup residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the City of Joondalup, 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 Joondalup 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 Joondalup 20112006Change
Industry
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Number%Greater Perth%Number%Greater Perth%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2580.30.63570.40.8-99
Mining3,5324.34.82,4133.03.2+1,119
Manufacturing5,6456.88.56,5208.09.9-875
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services9401.11.18931.11.0+47
Construction9,98712.010.08,87210.99.1+1,115
Wholesale Trade2,8163.43.93,2624.04.3-446
Retail Trade9,01710.910.49,79312.011.4-776
Accommodation and Food Services4,3045.25.84,4695.55.8-165
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,4272.94.42,3892.94.2+38
Information Media and Telecommunications1,2361.51.21,4401.81.5-204
Financial and Insurance Services2,9923.62.93,4754.33.3-483
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,4881.81.81,6252.02.1-137
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services7,1748.68.35,8987.27.3+1,276
Administrative and Support Services2,7453.33.22,7673.43.3-22
Public Administration and Safety5,3796.56.45,3146.56.5+65
Education and Training7,8849.58.16,8778.57.8+1,007
Health Care and Social Assistance9,28311.210.98,76710.810.6+516
Arts and Recreation Services1,2731.51.51,0991.41.4+174
Other Services3,2103.93.93,2564.03.9-46
Industry not classified1,4411.72.21,8982.32.7-457

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, Greater Perth: 0.6% Mining, Greater Perth: 4.8% Manufacturing, Greater Perth: 8.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Perth: 1.1% Construction, Greater Perth: 10.0% Wholesale Trade, Greater Perth: 3.9% Retail Trade, Greater Perth: 10.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Perth: 5.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Perth: 4.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Perth: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Perth: 2.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Perth: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Perth: 8.3% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Perth: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Perth: 6.4% Education and Training, Greater Perth: 8.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Perth: 10.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Perth: 1.5% Other Services, Greater Perth: 3.9% Industry not classified, Greater Perth: 2.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Joondalup: 0.3% Mining, City of Joondalup: 4.3% Manufacturing, City of Joondalup: 6.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Joondalup: 1.1% Construction, City of Joondalup: 12.0% Wholesale Trade, City of Joondalup: 3.4% Retail Trade, City of Joondalup: 10.9% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Joondalup: 5.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Joondalup: 2.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Joondalup: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Joondalup: 3.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Joondalup: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Joondalup: 8.6% Administrative and Support Services, City of Joondalup: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, City of Joondalup: 6.5% Education and Training, City of Joondalup: 9.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Joondalup: 11.2% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Joondalup: 1.5% Other Services, City of Joondalup: 3.9% Industry not classified, City of Joondalup: 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 Joondalup: -99 Mining, City of Joondalup: +1,119 Manufacturing, City of Joondalup: -875 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Joondalup: +47 Construction, City of Joondalup: +1,115 Wholesale Trade, City of Joondalup: -446 Retail Trade, City of Joondalup: -776 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Joondalup: -165 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Joondalup: +38 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Joondalup: -204 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Joondalup: -483 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Joondalup: -137 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Joondalup: +1,276 Administrative and Support Services, City of Joondalup: -22 Public Administration and Safety, City of Joondalup: +65 Education and Training, City of Joondalup: +1,007 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Joondalup: +516 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Joondalup: +174 Other Services, City of Joondalup: -46 Industry not classified, City of Joondalup: -457
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 Joondalup in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Construction (9,987 people or 12.0%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (9,283 people or 11.2%)
  • Retail Trade (9,017 people or 10.9%)

In combination these three industries employed 28,287 people in total or 34.1% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, Greater Perth employed 10.0% in Construction; 10.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 10.4% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of the City of Joondalup and Greater Perth were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Construction (12.0% compared to 10.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Education and Training (9.5% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Manufacturing (6.8% compared to 8.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (2.9% compared to 4.4%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+1,276 local labour force)
  • Mining (+1,119 local labour force)
  • Construction (+1,115 local labour force)
  • Education and Training (+1,007 local labour force)

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