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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

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Resident workers industry of employment
Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - Males20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1,0720.93.28070.73.1+265
Mining8,2996.79.67,3676.38.9+932
Manufacturing10,3268.37.715,23712.911.6-4,911
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1,8151.51.61,7781.51.6+37
Construction17,92014.515.616,52214.015.9+1,398
Wholesale Trade5,1114.13.36,5905.64.4-1,479
Retail Trade9,5617.77.29,4438.07.3+118
Accommodation and Food Services7,4816.05.35,5554.74.5+1,926
Transport, Postal and Warehousing10,8218.76.59,7718.36.3+1,050
Information Media and Telecommunications1,4941.21.11,3911.21.1+103
Financial and Insurance Services2,3691.91.92,2881.92.0+81
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,8531.51.51,7991.51.5+54
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services8,5586.96.89,7238.37.7-1,165
Administrative and Support Services4,0303.32.93,5063.02.7+524
Public Administration and Safety7,1105.76.26,8215.86.1+289
Education and Training5,2964.34.34,8904.24.1+406
Health Care and Social Assistance5,4494.44.44,2693.63.7+1,180
Arts and Recreation Services2,0621.71.51,7121.51.2+350
Other Services5,5014.43.95,1664.44.0+335
Industry not classified7,5436.15.53,0832.62.5+4,460

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, Western Australia: 3.2% Mining, Western Australia: 9.6% Manufacturing, Western Australia: 7.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Western Australia: 1.6% Construction, Western Australia: 15.6% Wholesale Trade, Western Australia: 3.3% Retail Trade, Western Australia: 7.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Western Australia: 5.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Western Australia: 6.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Western Australia: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Western Australia: 1.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Western Australia: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Western Australia: 6.8% Administrative and Support Services, Western Australia: 2.9% Public Administration and Safety, Western Australia: 6.2% Education and Training, Western Australia: 4.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Western Australia: 4.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Western Australia: 1.5% Other Services, Western Australia: 3.9% Industry not classified, Western Australia: 5.5% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 0.9% Mining, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 6.7% Manufacturing, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 8.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 1.5% Construction, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 14.5% Wholesale Trade, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 4.1% Retail Trade, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 7.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 6.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 8.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 1.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 6.9% Administrative and Support Services, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 5.7% Education and Training, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 4.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 4.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 1.7% Other Services, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 4.4% Industry not classified, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): 6.1%
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, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): +265 Mining, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): +932 Manufacturing, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): -4,911 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): +37 Construction, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): +1,398 Wholesale Trade, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): -1,479 Retail Trade, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): +118 Accommodation and Food Services, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): +1,926 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): +1,050 Information Media and Telecommunications, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): +103 Financial and Insurance Services, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): +81 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): +54 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): -1,165 Administrative and Support Services, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): +524 Public Administration and Safety, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): +289 Education and Training, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): +406 Health Care and Social Assistance, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): +1,180 Arts and Recreation Services, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): +350 Other Services, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): +335 Industry not classified, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region): +4,460
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 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%)

Emerging groups

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)

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