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Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of the City of Albany’s 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

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Resident workers industry of employment
City of Albany 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Regional WA%Number%Regional WA%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,0956.89.19586.48.9+137
Mining2891.811.12401.611.2+49
Manufacturing8925.65.31,0597.07.2-167
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1761.11.32061.41.3-30
Construction1,5029.49.21,50010.010.9+2
Wholesale Trade3402.12.03992.72.5-59
Retail Trade1,92712.18.72,02013.49.1-93
Accommodation and Food Services1,0966.96.49586.46.2+138
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6103.84.76294.24.8-19
Information Media and Telecommunications1300.80.51170.80.6+13
Financial and Insurance Services2471.51.12731.81.2-26
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2471.51.42501.71.5-3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6243.93.36164.13.2+8
Administrative and Support Services4743.03.14453.02.7+29
Public Administration and Safety1,0466.55.71,0426.95.8+4
Education and Training1,59810.08.31,3559.07.6+243
Health Care and Social Assistance2,09913.19.61,91612.78.4+183
Arts and Recreation Services2201.41.11711.10.7+49
Other Services7284.63.96134.13.9+115
Industry not classified6514.14.22641.82.3+387

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

Resident workers industry of employment, 2016
Resident workers industry of employment, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional WA: 9.1% Mining, Regional WA: 11.1% Manufacturing, Regional WA: 5.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional WA: 1.3% Construction, Regional WA: 9.2% Wholesale Trade, Regional WA: 2.0% Retail Trade, Regional WA: 8.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional WA: 6.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional WA: 4.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional WA: 0.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional WA: 1.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional WA: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional WA: 3.3% Administrative and Support Services, Regional WA: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Regional WA: 5.7% Education and Training, Regional WA: 8.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional WA: 9.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional WA: 1.1% Other Services, Regional WA: 3.9% Industry not classified, Regional WA: 4.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Albany: 6.8% Mining, City of Albany: 1.8% Manufacturing, City of Albany: 5.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Albany: 1.1% Construction, City of Albany: 9.4% Wholesale Trade, City of Albany: 2.1% Retail Trade, City of Albany: 12.1% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Albany: 6.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Albany: 3.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Albany: 0.8% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Albany: 1.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Albany: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Albany: 3.9% Administrative and Support Services, City of Albany: 3.0% Public Administration and Safety, City of Albany: 6.5% Education and Training, City of Albany: 10.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Albany: 13.1% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Albany: 1.4% Other Services, City of Albany: 4.6% Industry not classified, City of Albany: 4.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers industry of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers industry of employment, 2011 to 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Albany: +137 Mining, City of Albany: +49 Manufacturing, City of Albany: -167 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Albany: -30 Construction, City of Albany: +2 Wholesale Trade, City of Albany: -59 Retail Trade, City of Albany: -93 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Albany: +138 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Albany: -19 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Albany: +13 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Albany: -26 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Albany: -3 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Albany: +8 Administrative and Support Services, City of Albany: +29 Public Administration and Safety, City of Albany: +4 Education and Training, City of Albany: +243 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Albany: +183 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Albany: +49 Other Services, City of Albany: +115 Industry not classified, City of Albany: +387
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the resident workforce in City of Albany in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (2,099 people or 13.1%)
  • Retail Trade (1,927 people or 12.1%)
  • Education and Training (1,598 people or 10.0%)

In combination these three industries employed 5,624 people in total or 35.2% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Regional WA employed 9.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 8.7% in Retail Trade; and 8.3% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of the City of Albany and Regional WA were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (13.1% compared to 9.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Retail Trade (12.1% compared to 8.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Mining (1.8% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (6.8% compared to 9.1%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Albany were for those employed in:

  • Industry not classified (+387 resident workforce)
  • Education and Training (+243 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+183 resident workforce)
  • Manufacturing (-167 resident workforce)

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