Shire of Beverley

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Shire of Beverley

Resident workers - Industry

Total industries employs more of the Shire of Beverley'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 Shire of Beverley residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the Shire of Beverley, 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 Shire of Beverley 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 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

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Resident workers industry of employment
Shire of Beverley - Persons 20212016Change
Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. Western AustraliaNumber%. Western Australia2016 - 2021
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing19830.42.319128.42.5+7
Mining345.27.5416.16.3-7
Manufacturing233.55.3426.25.6-19
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services001.2001.2--
Construction385.88.8365.39.8+2
Wholesale Trade223.42.5142.12.5+8
Retail Trade335.18.8375.59.5-4
Accommodation and Food Services264.06.5213.16.4+5
Transport, Postal and Warehousing274.14.5385.64.6-11
Information Media and Telecommunications30.50.850.71.0-2
Financial and Insurance Services121.82.260.92.4+6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services60.91.430.41.7+3
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services152.36.9243.66.4-9
Administrative and Support Services101.53.191.33.3+1
Public Administration and Safety416.35.9477.06.2-6
Education and Training487.48.8517.68.7-3
Health Care and Social Assistance619.413.6639.411.7-2
Arts and Recreation Services91.41.6001.6+9
Other Services162.53.9172.54.0-1
Industry not classified264.04.6263.94.6--
Total Persons648100.0100.0671100.0100.0-23

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and 2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the resident workforce in the Shire of Beverley in 2021shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (198 people or 30.4%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (61 people or 9.4%)
  • Education and Training (48 people or 7.4%)

In combination these three industries employed 307 people in total or 47.2% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Western Australia employed 2.3% in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; 13.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance and 8.8% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of the Shire of Beverley and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (30.4% compared to 2.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.3% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (9.4% compared to 13.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Retail Trade (5.1% compared to 8.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2016 and 2021 in the Shire of Beverley were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-19 resident workforce)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-11 resident workforce)
  • Arts and Recreation Services (+9 resident workforce)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (-9 resident workforce)

Shire of Beverley

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