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Employment by industry (FTE)

In City of Kalamunda, Transport, Postal and Warehousing is the largest employer, generating 2,637 FTE jobs in 2017/18.

Full-time equivalent (FTE) employment is modelled by NIEIR and takes into account differences in hours worked between industry sectors. It is a measure that allows direct comparison of employment between industries in City of Kalamunda.

Typically, industries such as Retail Trade and Accommodation and Food Services, which employ many part-time workers, have lower FTE employment than total employment.

FTE employment is calculated directly by dividing the total hours worked in each industry by 38. By comparing the number of full-time equivalent jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)'s economy. This can be done by directly comparing the area to its benchmark, or by using a location quotient to look at the relative size of industries.

FTE employment should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (Total) and Employment by industry (Census), for a full understanding of the industry breakdown in the area. Worker productivity data shows the value of a worker in each industry to the local economy. Employment locations shows where employment is taking place in each industry sector.

NOTE: FTE employment is derived from Census data but has been corrected for the known undercount of employment in the Census. Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Full-time equivalent employment by industry sector
City of Kalamunda2017/182012/13Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%Greater Perth%Number%Greater Perth%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3342.31.03442.30.8-10
Mining3512.45.35263.66.2-175
Manufacturing1,2398.67.11,73111.78.5-492
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2151.51.61931.31.8+21
Construction1,86713.011.81,74811.910.2+119
Wholesale Trade4683.33.35133.53.9-46
Retail Trade1,0317.28.11,2298.38.9-198
Accommodation and Food Services8045.65.86204.24.7+184
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,63718.35.73,02920.65.8-391
Information Media and Telecommunications930.61.2550.41.3+38
Financial and Insurance Services2982.12.82131.43.0+85
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3202.21.83322.32.2-12
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4683.38.45023.49.6-33
Administrative and Support Services3352.33.13722.53.4-37
Public Administration and Safety5073.56.74593.16.4+48
Education and Training1,46210.28.31,1707.97.4+293
Health Care and Social Assistance1,0787.511.69036.110.0+175
Arts and Recreation Services1791.21.81190.81.5+61
Other Services6934.84.56784.64.5+16

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

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Employment (FTE) 2017/18
Employment (FTE) 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Greater Perth: 1.0% Mining, Greater Perth: 5.3% Manufacturing, Greater Perth: 7.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Perth: 1.6% Construction, Greater Perth: 11.8% Wholesale Trade, Greater Perth: 3.3% Retail Trade, Greater Perth: 8.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Perth: 5.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Perth: 5.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Perth: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Perth: 2.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Perth: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Perth: 8.4% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Perth: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Perth: 6.7% Education and Training, Greater Perth: 8.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Perth: 11.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Perth: 1.8% Other Services, Greater Perth: 4.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Kalamunda: 2.3% Mining, City of Kalamunda: 2.4% Manufacturing, City of Kalamunda: 8.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Kalamunda: 1.5% Construction, City of Kalamunda: 13.0% Wholesale Trade, City of Kalamunda: 3.3% Retail Trade, City of Kalamunda: 7.2% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Kalamunda: 5.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Kalamunda: 18.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Kalamunda: 0.6% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Kalamunda: 2.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Kalamunda: 2.2% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Kalamunda: 3.3% Administrative and Support Services, City of Kalamunda: 2.3% Public Administration and Safety, City of Kalamunda: 3.5% Education and Training, City of Kalamunda: 10.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Kalamunda: 7.5% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Kalamunda: 1.2% Other Services, City of Kalamunda: 4.8%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (FTE), 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in employment (FTE), 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Kalamunda: -10 Mining, City of Kalamunda: -175 Manufacturing, City of Kalamunda: -492 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Kalamunda: +21 Construction, City of Kalamunda: +119 Wholesale Trade, City of Kalamunda: -46 Retail Trade, City of Kalamunda: -198 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Kalamunda: +184 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Kalamunda: -391 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Kalamunda: +38 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Kalamunda: +85 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Kalamunda: -12 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Kalamunda: -33 Administrative and Support Services, City of Kalamunda: -37 Public Administration and Safety, City of Kalamunda: +48 Education and Training, City of Kalamunda: +293 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Kalamunda: +175 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Kalamunda: +61 Other Services, City of Kalamunda: +16
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers in City of Kalamunda in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (2,637 full-time equivalent local workers or 18.3%)
  • Construction (1,867 full-time equivalent local workers or 13.0%)
  • Education and Training (1,462 full-time equivalent local workers or 10.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 5,967 people in total or 41.5% of local workers.

In comparison, Greater Perth employed 5.7% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing; 11.8% in Construction; and 8.3% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of City of Kalamunda and Greater Perth were:

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (18.3% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.3% compared to 8.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (7.5% compared to 11.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Public Administration and Safety (3.5% compared to 6.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in City of Kalamunda decreased by 354 between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in City of Kalamunda were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-492 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Transport, Postal and Warehousing (-391 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Education and Training (+293 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Retail Trade (-198 full-time equivalent local workers)

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