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Employment by industry (FTE)

In City of South Perth, Health Care and Social Assistance is the largest employer, generating 2,393 FTE jobs in 2018/19.

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 South Perth.

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 South Perth2018/192013/14Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%Greater Perth%Number%Greater Perth%2013/14 to 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1170.90.81221.00.8-5
Mining4383.25.75604.65.9-122
Manufacturing840.67.81151.07.8-31
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services230.21.7240.21.8-1
Construction9667.110.47386.110.6+228
Wholesale Trade390.33.6780.63.9-40
Retail Trade6144.58.26625.58.7-48
Accommodation and Food Services1,0908.05.69648.04.7+126
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1090.85.71711.46.1-62
Information Media and Telecommunications710.51.2640.51.3+7
Financial and Insurance Services6674.92.55924.93.3+75
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5023.71.96425.32.4-140
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,06415.19.21,92315.910.0+140
Administrative and Support Services3952.92.93472.93.1+48
Public Administration and Safety1,40110.37.41,1079.26.4+294
Education and Training1,53211.28.41,27010.57.5+262
Health Care and Social Assistance2,39317.511.31,52112.69.9+872
Arts and Recreation Services7465.51.77816.51.6-35
Other Services3982.94.14133.44.3-15

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

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Employment (FTE) 2018/19
Employment (FTE) 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Greater Perth: 0.8% Mining, Greater Perth: 5.7% Manufacturing, Greater Perth: 7.8% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Perth: 1.7% Construction, Greater Perth: 10.4% Wholesale Trade, Greater Perth: 3.6% Retail Trade, Greater Perth: 8.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Perth: 5.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Perth: 5.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Perth: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Perth: 2.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Perth: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Perth: 9.2% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Perth: 2.9% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Perth: 7.4% Education and Training, Greater Perth: 8.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Perth: 11.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Perth: 1.7% Other Services, Greater Perth: 4.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of South Perth: 0.9% Mining, City of South Perth: 3.2% Manufacturing, City of South Perth: 0.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of South Perth: 0.2% Construction, City of South Perth: 7.1% Wholesale Trade, City of South Perth: 0.3% Retail Trade, City of South Perth: 4.5% Accommodation and Food Services, City of South Perth: 8.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of South Perth: 0.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of South Perth: 0.5% Financial and Insurance Services, City of South Perth: 4.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of South Perth: 3.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of South Perth: 15.1% Administrative and Support Services, City of South Perth: 2.9% Public Administration and Safety, City of South Perth: 10.3% Education and Training, City of South Perth: 11.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of South Perth: 17.5% Arts and Recreation Services, City of South Perth: 5.5% Other Services, City of South Perth: 2.9%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (FTE), 2013/14 to 2018/19
Change in employment (FTE), 2013/14 to 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of South Perth: -5 Mining, City of South Perth: -122 Manufacturing, City of South Perth: -31 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of South Perth: -1 Construction, City of South Perth: +228 Wholesale Trade, City of South Perth: -40 Retail Trade, City of South Perth: -48 Accommodation and Food Services, City of South Perth: +126 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of South Perth: -62 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of South Perth: +7 Financial and Insurance Services, City of South Perth: +75 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of South Perth: -140 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of South Perth: +140 Administrative and Support Services, City of South Perth: +48 Public Administration and Safety, City of South Perth: +294 Education and Training, City of South Perth: +262 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of South Perth: +872 Arts and Recreation Services, City of South Perth: -35 Other Services, City of South Perth: -15
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
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 South Perth in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (2,393 full-time equivalent local workers or 17.5%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2,064 full-time equivalent local workers or 15.1%)
  • Education and Training (1,532 full-time equivalent local workers or 11.2%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 5,988 people in total or 43.9% of local workers.

In comparison, Greater Perth employed 11.3% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 9.2% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; and 8.4% in Education and Training.

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

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (17.5% compared to 11.3%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (15.1% compared to 9.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Manufacturing (0.6% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (0.8% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in City of South Perth increased by 1,555 between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in City of South Perth were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+872 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Public Administration and Safety (+294 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Education and Training (+262 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Construction (+228 full-time equivalent local workers)

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