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Employment by industry (FTE)

In the City of Albany, Health Care and Social Assistance is the largest employer, generating 1,979 FTE jobs in 2017/18.

Full-time equivalent (FTE) employment is modelled by NIEIR and takes into account differences in hours worked between industry sectors. It is a measure that allows direct comparison of employment between industries in the City of Albany.

Typically, industries such as Retail Trade and Accommodation and Food Services, which employ many part-time workers, have lower FTE employment than total employment.

FTE employment is calculated directly by dividing the total hours worked in each industry by 38. By comparing the number of full-time equivalent jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of City of Albany's economy. This can be done by directly comparing the area to its benchmark, or by using a location quotient to look at the relative size of industries.

FTE employment should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (Total) and Employment by industry (Census), for a full understanding of the industry breakdown in the area. Worker productivity data shows the value of a worker in each industry to the local economy. Employment locations shows where employment is taking place in each industry sector.

NOTE: FTE employment is derived from Census data but has been corrected for the known undercount of employment in the Census. Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Full-time equivalent employment by industry sector
City of Albany2017/182014/15Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%Regional WA%Number%Regional WA%2014/15 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,82813.211.39707.58.7+858
Mining360.323.8690.522.8-33
Manufacturing6784.95.77095.55.9-31
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1491.11.52001.51.3-51
Construction1,50110.910.71,1869.114.6+315
Wholesale Trade3912.82.14343.32.3-43
Retail Trade1,57011.45.81,67012.86.2-101
Accommodation and Food Services8996.55.17575.84.5+142
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6464.74.36274.85.0+18
Information Media and Telecommunications950.70.51311.00.6-36
Financial and Insurance Services2161.60.92321.80.9-16
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1771.31.53442.61.7-167
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services5153.73.26124.73.4-97
Administrative and Support Services2952.12.53532.72.4-58
Public Administration and Safety8696.34.68726.74.0-2
Education and Training1,0927.95.51,1218.65.2-30
Health Care and Social Assistance1,97914.36.91,82714.16.1+151
Arts and Recreation Services2461.81.12071.60.9+40
Other Services6494.73.16785.23.4-29

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

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Employment (FTE) 2017/18
Employment (FTE) 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional WA: 11.3% Mining, Regional WA: 23.8% Manufacturing, Regional WA: 5.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional WA: 1.5% Construction, Regional WA: 10.7% Wholesale Trade, Regional WA: 2.1% Retail Trade, Regional WA: 5.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional WA: 5.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional WA: 4.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional WA: 0.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional WA: 0.9% 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: 2.5% Public Administration and Safety, Regional WA: 4.6% Education and Training, Regional WA: 5.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional WA: 6.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional WA: 1.1% Other Services, Regional WA: 3.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Albany: 13.2% Mining, City of Albany: 0.3% Manufacturing, City of Albany: 4.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Albany: 1.1% Construction, City of Albany: 10.9% Wholesale Trade, City of Albany: 2.8% Retail Trade, City of Albany: 11.4% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Albany: 6.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Albany: 4.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Albany: 0.7% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Albany: 1.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Albany: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Albany: 3.7% Administrative and Support Services, City of Albany: 2.1% Public Administration and Safety, City of Albany: 6.3% Education and Training, City of Albany: 7.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Albany: 14.3% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Albany: 1.8% Other Services, City of Albany: 4.7%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (FTE), 2014/15 to 2017/18
Change in employment (FTE), 2014/15 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Albany: +858 Mining, City of Albany: -33 Manufacturing, City of Albany: -31 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Albany: -51 Construction, City of Albany: +315 Wholesale Trade, City of Albany: -43 Retail Trade, City of Albany: -101 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Albany: +142 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Albany: +18 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Albany: -36 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Albany: -16 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Albany: -167 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Albany: -97 Administrative and Support Services, City of Albany: -58 Public Administration and Safety, City of Albany: -2 Education and Training, City of Albany: -30 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Albany: +151 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Albany: +40 Other Services, City of Albany: -29
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers in City of Albany in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,979 full-time equivalent local workers or 14.3%)
  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1,828 full-time equivalent local workers or 13.2%)
  • Retail Trade (1,570 full-time equivalent local workers or 11.4%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 5,376 people in total or 38.9% of local workers.

In comparison, Regional WA employed 6.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 11.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; and 5.8% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of the City of Albany and Regional WA were:

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (14.3% compared to 6.9%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Retail Trade (11.4% compared to 5.8%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Education and Training (7.9% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Mining (0.3% compared to 23.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in the City of Albany increased by 829 between 2014/15 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2014/15 and 2017/18 in the City of Albany were for those employed in:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+858 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Construction (+315 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services (-167 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+151 full-time equivalent local workers)

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