City of Albany
Resident workers - Industry
Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of the City of Albany’s female 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 - Females||2016||2011||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Western Australia%||Number||%||Western Australia%||2011 to 2016|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||302||3.9||1.6||285||4.0||1.6||+17||25000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||34||0.4||0.6||45||0.6||0.6||-11||28000||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||685||8.8||7.7||623||8.7||7.6||+62||32000||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||109||1.4||2.4||117||1.6||2.4||-8||33000||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||67||0.9||0.8||60||0.8||1.0||+7||34000||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||154||2.0||2.8||174||2.4||3.2||-20||35000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||145||1.9||2.0||151||2.1||2.0||-6||36000||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||345||4.4||6.0||353||4.9||6.6||-8||37000||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||255||3.3||3.7||210||2.9||3.6||+45||38000||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||415||5.3||6.3||427||5.9||6.4||-12||39000||P|
|Education and Training||1,171||15.1||13.8||971||13.5||12.8||+200||40000||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||1,677||21.6||20.2||1,532||21.3||18.4||+145||41000||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||123||1.6||1.7||105||1.5||1.5||+18||42000||P|
|Industry not classified||249||3.2||3.5||105||1.5||1.9||+144||44000||P|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Analysis of the jobs held by the female resident workforce in City of Albany in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:
- Health Care and Social Assistance (1,677 people or 21.6%)
- Education and Training (1,171 people or 15.1%)
- Retail Trade (1,163 people or 15.0%)
In combination these three industries employed 4,011 people in total or 51.6% of the total female resident workforce.
In comparison, Western Australia employed 20.2% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 13.8% in Education and Training; and 12.2% in Retail Trade.
The major differences between the jobs held by the female resident workforce of the City of Albany and Western Australia were:
- A larger percentage of female resident workforce employed in Retail Trade (15.0% compared to 12.2%)
- A larger percentage of female resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (3.9% compared to 1.6%)
- A smaller percentage of female resident workforce employed in Mining (0.3% compared to 2.5%)
- A smaller percentage of female resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (4.4% compared to 6.0%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the female resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Albany were for those employed in:
- Education and Training (+200 female resident workforce)
- Health Care and Social Assistance (+145 female resident workforce)
- Industry not classified (+144 female resident workforce)
- Other Services (+90 female resident workforce)