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Shire of Moora

Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing employs more of the Shire of Moora’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 Shire of Moora residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the Shire of Moora, 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 Shire of Moora 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
Shire of Moora 20112006Change
Industry
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Number%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing35728.62.439932.63.3-42
Mining403.26.2272.24.3+13
Manufacturing252.08.2242.09.5+1
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services262.11.1171.41.0+9
Construction725.810.2604.99.1+12
Wholesale Trade625.03.6665.44.0-4
Retail Trade1199.510.11109.011.1+9
Accommodation and Food Services544.35.9615.05.8-7
Transport, Postal and Warehousing766.14.5635.14.2+13
Information Media and Telecommunications60.51.130.21.3+3
Financial and Insurance Services241.92.5352.92.9-11
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services00.01.790.72.0-9
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services282.27.2121.06.3+16
Administrative and Support Services141.13.1121.03.2+2
Public Administration and Safety796.36.2796.46.40
Education and Training1139.08.01189.67.7-5
Health Care and Social Assistance786.210.4625.110.2+16
Arts and Recreation Services00.01.300.01.30
Other Services554.43.9383.13.8+17
Industry not classified221.82.2302.42.7-8

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, Western Australia: 2.4% Mining, Western Australia: 6.2% Manufacturing, Western Australia: 8.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Western Australia: 1.1% Construction, Western Australia: 10.2% Wholesale Trade, Western Australia: 3.6% Retail Trade, Western Australia: 10.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Western Australia: 5.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Western Australia: 4.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Western Australia: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Western Australia: 2.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Western Australia: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Western Australia: 7.2% Administrative and Support Services, Western Australia: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Western Australia: 6.2% Education and Training, Western Australia: 8.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Western Australia: 10.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Western Australia: 1.3% Other Services, Western Australia: 3.9% Industry not classified, Western Australia: 2.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Shire of Moora: 28.6% Mining, Shire of Moora: 3.2% Manufacturing, Shire of Moora: 2.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Shire of Moora: 2.1% Construction, Shire of Moora: 5.8% Wholesale Trade, Shire of Moora: 5.0% Retail Trade, Shire of Moora: 9.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Shire of Moora: 4.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Shire of Moora: 6.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Shire of Moora: 0.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Shire of Moora: 1.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Shire of Moora: 0.0% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Shire of Moora: 2.2% Administrative and Support Services, Shire of Moora: 1.1% Public Administration and Safety, Shire of Moora: 6.3% Education and Training, Shire of Moora: 9.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Shire of Moora: 6.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Shire of Moora: 0.0% Other Services, Shire of Moora: 4.4% Industry not classified, Shire of Moora: 1.8%
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, Shire of Moora: -42 Mining, Shire of Moora: +13 Manufacturing, Shire of Moora: +1 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Shire of Moora: +9 Construction, Shire of Moora: +12 Wholesale Trade, Shire of Moora: -4 Retail Trade, Shire of Moora: +9 Accommodation and Food Services, Shire of Moora: -7 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Shire of Moora: +13 Information Media and Telecommunications, Shire of Moora: +3 Financial and Insurance Services, Shire of Moora: -11 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Shire of Moora: -9 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Shire of Moora: +16 Administrative and Support Services, Shire of Moora: +2 Public Administration and Safety, Shire of Moora: 0 Education and Training, Shire of Moora: -5 Health Care and Social Assistance, Shire of Moora: +16 Arts and Recreation Services, Shire of Moora: 0 Other Services, Shire of Moora: +17 Industry not classified, Shire of Moora: -8
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 Shire of Moora in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (357 people or 28.6%)
  • Retail Trade (119 people or 9.5%)
  • Education and Training (113 people or 9.0%)

In combination these three industries employed 589 people in total or 47.1% of the total local labour force.

In comparison, Western Australia employed 2.4% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 10.1% in Retail Trade; and 8.0% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of the Shire of Moora and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (28.6% compared to 2.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Manufacturing (2.0% compared to 8.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.2% compared to 7.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed in Construction (5.8% compared to 10.2%)

Emerging groups

There were no major changes in the jobs held by thelocal labour force between 2006 and 2011 in the Shire of Moora.

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