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Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Construction employs more of the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale’s local resident workers 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 Serpentine Jarrahdale residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale, 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 Serpentine Jarrahdale 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
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Industry
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Number%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3173.62.43345.23.3-17
Mining4545.26.22684.24.3+186
Manufacturing1,02911.78.284013.29.5+189
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1101.21.1931.51.0+17
Construction1,20513.710.282112.99.1+384
Wholesale Trade3734.23.62894.54.0+84
Retail Trade88110.010.16129.611.1+269
Accommodation and Food Services3153.65.91883.05.8+127
Transport, Postal and Warehousing5486.24.54136.54.2+135
Information Media and Telecommunications580.71.1570.91.3+1
Financial and Insurance Services1471.72.51292.02.9+18
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1661.91.71081.72.0+58
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4064.67.22924.66.3+114
Administrative and Support Services2162.53.11552.43.2+61
Public Administration and Safety4975.66.23715.86.4+126
Education and Training5806.68.03715.87.7+209
Health Care and Social Assistance7068.010.44817.610.2+225
Arts and Recreation Services1511.71.31011.61.3+50
Other Services4274.83.92844.53.8+143
Industry not classified2242.52.21592.52.7+65

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 Serpentine Jarrahdale: 3.6% Mining, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 5.2% Manufacturing, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 11.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 1.2% Construction, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 13.7% Wholesale Trade, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 4.2% Retail Trade, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 10.0% Accommodation and Food Services, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 3.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 6.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 0.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 1.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 4.6% Administrative and Support Services, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 2.5% Public Administration and Safety, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 5.6% Education and Training, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 6.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 8.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 1.7% Other Services, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 4.8% Industry not classified, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 2.5%
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 Serpentine Jarrahdale: -17 Mining, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +186 Manufacturing, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +189 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +17 Construction, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +384 Wholesale Trade, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +84 Retail Trade, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +269 Accommodation and Food Services, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +127 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +135 Information Media and Telecommunications, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +1 Financial and Insurance Services, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +18 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +58 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +114 Administrative and Support Services, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +61 Public Administration and Safety, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +126 Education and Training, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +209 Health Care and Social Assistance, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +225 Arts and Recreation Services, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +50 Other Services, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +143 Industry not classified, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +65
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 resident workers in Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Construction (1,205 people or 13.7%)
  • Manufacturing (1,029 people or 11.7%)
  • Retail Trade (881 people or 10.0%)

In combination these three industries employed 3,115 people in total or 35.4% of the total local resident workers.

In comparison, Western Australia employed 10.2% in Construction; 8.2% in Manufacturing; and 10.1% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local resident workers of the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed in Construction (13.7% compared to 10.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed in Manufacturing (11.7% compared to 8.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.6% compared to 7.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (8.0% compared to 10.4%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the local resident workers between 2006 and 2011 in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale were for those employed in:

  • Construction (+384 local resident workers)
  • Retail Trade (+269 local resident workers)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+225 local resident workers)
  • Education and Training (+209 local resident workers)

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