Construction employs more of the City of Albany's male resident workforce 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 Albany residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the City of Albany, 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 Albany 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence
|Resident workers industry of employment|
|City of Albany - Males||2016||2011||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Western Australia||Number||%||Western Australia||2011 - 2016|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||791||9.6||3.2||673||8.1||2.9||+118|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||143||1.7||1.6||161||1.9||1.5||-18|
|Accommodation and Food Services||407||4.9||5.3||335||4.0||4.3||+72|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||499||6.1||6.5||512||6.2||6.0||-13|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||67||0.8||1.1||57||0.7||1.1||+10|
|Financial and Insurance Services||89||1.1||1.9||99||1.2||1.9||-10|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||101||1.2||1.5||99||1.2||1.4||+2|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||279||3.4||6.8||263||3.2||7.3||+16|
|Administrative and Support Services||220||2.7||2.9||235||2.8||2.6||-15|
|Public Administration and Safety||637||7.7||6.2||615||7.4||5.8||+22|
|Education and Training||425||5.2||4.3||384||4.6||3.9||+41|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||431||5.2||4.4||384||4.6||3.6||+47|
|Arts and Recreation Services||100||1.2||1.5||66||0.8||1.2||+34|
|Industry not classified||399||4.8||5.5||159||1.9||2.4||+240|
Analysis of the jobs held by the male resident workforce in the City of Albany in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:
- Construction (1,318 people or 16.0%)
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (791 people or 9.6%)
- Retail Trade (765 people or 9.3%)
In combination these three industries employed 2,874 people in total or 34.9% of the total male resident workforce.
In comparison, Western Australia employed 15.6% in Construction; 3.2% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing and 7.2% in Retail Trade.
The major differences between the jobs held by the male resident workforce of the City of Albany and Western Australia were:
- A larger percentage of male resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (9.6% compared to 3.2%)
- A smaller percentage of male resident workforce employed in Mining (3.2% compared to 9.6%)
- A smaller percentage of male resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.4% compared to 6.8%)
- A larger percentage of male resident workforce employed in Retail Trade (9.3% compared to 7.2%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the male resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Albany were for those employed in:
- Industry not classified (+240 resident workforce)
- Manufacturing (-158 resident workforce)
- Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (+118 resident workforce)
- Accommodation and Food Services (+72 resident workforce)