Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)
Resident workers - Industry
Construction employs more of the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)’s male 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 Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region), 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 Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) 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|
|Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - Males||2016||2011||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Western Australia%||Number||%||Western Australia%||2011 to 2016|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||1,072||0.9||3.2||807||0.7||3.1||+265||25000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||1,815||1.5||1.6||1,778||1.5||1.6||+37||28000||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||7,481||6.0||5.3||5,555||4.7||4.5||+1,926||32000||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||10,821||8.7||6.5||9,771||8.3||6.3||+1,050||33000||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||1,494||1.2||1.1||1,391||1.2||1.1||+103||34000||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||2,369||1.9||1.9||2,288||1.9||2.0||+81||35000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||1,853||1.5||1.5||1,799||1.5||1.5||+54||36000||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||8,558||6.9||6.8||9,723||8.3||7.7||-1,165||37000||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||4,030||3.3||2.9||3,506||3.0||2.7||+524||38000||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||7,110||5.7||6.2||6,821||5.8||6.1||+289||39000||P|
|Education and Training||5,296||4.3||4.3||4,890||4.2||4.1||+406||40000||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||5,449||4.4||4.4||4,269||3.6||3.7||+1,180||41000||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||2,062||1.7||1.5||1,712||1.5||1.2||+350||42000||P|
|Industry not classified||7,543||6.1||5.5||3,083||2.6||2.5||+4,460||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 male resident workforce in Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:
- Construction (17,920 people or 14.5%)
- Transport, Postal and Warehousing (10,821 people or 8.7%)
- Manufacturing (10,326 people or 8.3%)
In combination these three industries employed 39,067 people in total or 31.6% of the total male resident workforce.
In comparison, Western Australia employed 15.6% in Construction; 6.5% in Transport, Postal and Warehousing; and 7.7% in Manufacturing.
The major differences between the jobs held by the male resident workforce of the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) and Western Australia were:
- A larger percentage of male resident workforce employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (8.7% compared to 6.5%)
- A smaller percentage of male resident workforce employed in Mining (6.7% compared to 9.6%)
- A smaller percentage of male resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.9% compared to 3.2%)
- A smaller percentage of male resident workforce employed in Construction (14.5% compared to 15.6%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the male resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) were for those employed in:
- Manufacturing (-4,911 male resident workforce)
- Industry not classified (+4,460 male resident workforce)
- Accommodation and Food Services (+1,926 male resident workforce)
- Wholesale Trade (-1,479 male resident workforce)