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City of Armadale

Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of City of Armadale’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 City of Armadale residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in City of Armadale, 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 City of Armadale 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
City of Armadale 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Greater Perth%Number%Greater Perth%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3250.90.82921.00.6+33
Mining1,6564.65.01,1954.04.8+461
Manufacturing2,6037.25.73,23710.98.5-634
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4421.21.13761.31.1+66
Construction3,74610.39.93,22910.910.0+517
Wholesale Trade1,2573.52.71,4745.03.9-217
Retail Trade3,93110.89.83,36311.310.4+568
Accommodation and Food Services1,9235.36.51,4004.75.8+523
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,4766.84.61,9646.64.4+512
Information Media and Telecommunications3350.91.12760.91.2+59
Financial and Insurance Services7092.02.75531.92.9+156
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5901.61.85161.71.8+74
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,8015.07.21,6095.48.3+192
Administrative and Support Services1,1453.23.39033.03.2+242
Public Administration and Safety2,1646.06.41,7655.96.4+399
Education and Training2,7117.58.82,0777.08.1+634
Health Care and Social Assistance4,54612.512.33,17810.710.9+1,368
Arts and Recreation Services4501.21.73071.01.5+143
Other Services1,6564.64.01,3144.43.9+342
Industry not classified1,8335.04.77222.42.2+1,111

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, Greater Perth: 0.8% Mining, Greater Perth: 5.0% Manufacturing, Greater Perth: 5.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Perth: 1.1% Construction, Greater Perth: 9.9% Wholesale Trade, Greater Perth: 2.7% Retail Trade, Greater Perth: 9.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Perth: 6.5% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Perth: 4.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Perth: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Perth: 2.7% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Perth: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Perth: 7.2% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Perth: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Perth: 6.4% Education and Training, Greater Perth: 8.8% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Perth: 12.3% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Perth: 1.7% Other Services, Greater Perth: 4.0% Industry not classified, Greater Perth: 4.7% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Armadale: 0.9% Mining, City of Armadale: 4.6% Manufacturing, City of Armadale: 7.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Armadale: 1.2% Construction, City of Armadale: 10.3% Wholesale Trade, City of Armadale: 3.5% Retail Trade, City of Armadale: 10.8% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Armadale: 5.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Armadale: 6.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Armadale: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Armadale: 2.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Armadale: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Armadale: 5.0% Administrative and Support Services, City of Armadale: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, City of Armadale: 6.0% Education and Training, City of Armadale: 7.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Armadale: 12.5% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Armadale: 1.2% Other Services, City of Armadale: 4.6% Industry not classified, City of Armadale: 5.0%
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, City of Armadale: +33 Mining, City of Armadale: +461 Manufacturing, City of Armadale: -634 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Armadale: +66 Construction, City of Armadale: +517 Wholesale Trade, City of Armadale: -217 Retail Trade, City of Armadale: +568 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Armadale: +523 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Armadale: +512 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Armadale: +59 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Armadale: +156 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Armadale: +74 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Armadale: +192 Administrative and Support Services, City of Armadale: +242 Public Administration and Safety, City of Armadale: +399 Education and Training, City of Armadale: +634 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Armadale: +1,368 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Armadale: +143 Other Services, City of Armadale: +342 Industry not classified, City of Armadale: +1,111
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 resident workforce in City of Armadale in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (4,546 people or 12.5%)
  • Retail Trade (3,931 people or 10.8%)
  • Construction (3,746 people or 10.3%)

In combination these three industries employed 12,223 people in total or 33.7% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Greater Perth employed 12.3% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 9.8% in Retail Trade; and 9.9% in Construction.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of City of Armadale and Greater Perth were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (6.8% compared to 4.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (7.2% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.0% compared to 7.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Education and Training (7.5% compared to 8.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in City of Armadale were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+1,368 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+1,111 resident workforce)
  • Manufacturing (-634 resident workforce)
  • Education and Training (+634 resident workforce)

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