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Resident workers - Industry

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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers industry of employment
City of Albany - Males 20162011Change
Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. Western AustraliaNumber%. Western Australia2011 - 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing7919.63.26738.12.9+118
Mining2663.29.62232.78.5+43
Manufacturing6718.27.782910.011.0-158
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1431.71.61611.91.5-18
Construction1,31816.015.61,32816.015.1-10
Wholesale Trade2473.03.32923.54.2-45
Retail Trade7659.37.27959.67.0-30
Accommodation and Food Services4074.95.33354.04.3+72
Transport, Postal and Warehousing4996.16.55126.26.0-13
Information Media and Telecommunications670.81.1570.71.1+10
Financial and Insurance Services891.11.9991.21.9-10
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1011.21.5991.21.4+2
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2793.46.82633.27.3+16
Administrative and Support Services2202.72.92352.82.6-15
Public Administration and Safety6377.76.26157.45.8+22
Education and Training4255.24.33844.63.9+41
Health Care and Social Assistance4315.24.43844.63.6+47
Arts and Recreation Services1001.21.5660.81.2+34
Other Services3724.53.93454.23.8+27
Industry not classified3994.85.51591.92.4+240
Total Males8,227100.0100.07,854100.0100.0+373

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

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%)

Emerging groups

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)

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