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City of Canning

Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of City of Canning’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 Canning residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in City of Canning, 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 Canning 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 Canning 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Greater Perth%Number%Greater Perth%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1660.40.81170.30.6+49
Mining1,4913.55.01,6523.84.8-161
Manufacturing2,3305.55.73,7248.78.5-1,394
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services4761.11.15051.21.1-29
Construction3,1107.49.93,2167.510.0-106
Wholesale Trade1,2713.02.71,9254.53.9-654
Retail Trade4,27010.19.84,55910.610.4-289
Accommodation and Food Services3,6078.66.52,9676.95.8+640
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,2235.34.62,1855.14.4+38
Information Media and Telecommunications4521.11.15071.21.2-55
Financial and Insurance Services1,0302.42.71,2562.92.9-226
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services6851.61.86391.51.8+46
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3,0727.37.23,7528.78.3-680
Administrative and Support Services1,5653.73.31,4453.43.2+120
Public Administration and Safety2,5756.16.42,7876.56.4-212
Education and Training4,0159.58.83,8919.08.1+124
Health Care and Social Assistance5,37512.812.34,56910.610.9+806
Arts and Recreation Services7521.81.77161.71.5+36
Other Services1,6353.94.01,6763.93.9-41
Industry not classified2,0334.84.79442.22.2+1,089

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 Canning: 0.4% Mining, City of Canning: 3.5% Manufacturing, City of Canning: 5.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Canning: 1.1% Construction, City of Canning: 7.4% Wholesale Trade, City of Canning: 3.0% Retail Trade, City of Canning: 10.1% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Canning: 8.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Canning: 5.3% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Canning: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Canning: 2.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Canning: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Canning: 7.3% Administrative and Support Services, City of Canning: 3.7% Public Administration and Safety, City of Canning: 6.1% Education and Training, City of Canning: 9.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Canning: 12.8% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Canning: 1.8% Other Services, City of Canning: 3.9% Industry not classified, City of Canning: 4.8%
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 Canning: +49 Mining, City of Canning: -161 Manufacturing, City of Canning: -1,394 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Canning: -29 Construction, City of Canning: -106 Wholesale Trade, City of Canning: -654 Retail Trade, City of Canning: -289 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Canning: +640 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Canning: +38 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Canning: -55 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Canning: -226 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Canning: +46 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Canning: -680 Administrative and Support Services, City of Canning: +120 Public Administration and Safety, City of Canning: -212 Education and Training, City of Canning: +124 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Canning: +806 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Canning: +36 Other Services, City of Canning: -41 Industry not classified, City of Canning: +1,089
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 Canning in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (5,375 people or 12.8%)
  • Retail Trade (4,270 people or 10.1%)
  • Education and Training (4,015 people or 9.5%)

In combination these three industries employed 13,660 people in total or 32.4% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Greater Perth employed 12.3% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 9.8% in Retail Trade; and 8.8% in Education and Training.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Accommodation and Food Services (8.6% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Construction (7.4% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Mining (3.5% compared to 5.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Manufacturing (-1,394 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+1,089 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+806 resident workforce)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (-680 resident workforce)

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