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City of Gosnells

Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of City of Gosnells’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 Gosnells residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in City of Gosnells, 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 Gosnells 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 Gosnells 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Greater Perth%Number%Greater Perth%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3570.70.81960.40.6+161
Mining2,0433.95.01,9273.84.8+116
Manufacturing3,9897.55.75,87011.58.5-1,881
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services6241.21.16321.21.1-8
Construction5,0949.69.94,9439.710.0+151
Wholesale Trade2,0203.82.72,6955.33.9-675
Retail Trade5,67510.79.85,78111.310.4-106
Accommodation and Food Services3,4796.66.52,7745.45.8+705
Transport, Postal and Warehousing3,6947.04.63,4926.84.4+202
Information Media and Telecommunications4910.91.15181.01.2-27
Financial and Insurance Services1,1582.22.71,2262.42.9-68
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services7591.41.87971.61.8-38
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,6305.07.22,9585.88.3-328
Administrative and Support Services1,8673.53.31,6223.23.2+245
Public Administration and Safety3,1155.96.43,1236.16.4-8
Education and Training3,6316.98.83,2346.38.1+397
Health Care and Social Assistance6,14811.612.35,0389.910.9+1,110
Arts and Recreation Services7561.41.76481.31.5+108
Other Services2,3864.54.02,3094.53.9+77
Industry not classified3,0265.74.71,2872.52.2+1,739

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 Gosnells: 0.7% Mining, City of Gosnells: 3.9% Manufacturing, City of Gosnells: 7.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Gosnells: 1.2% Construction, City of Gosnells: 9.6% Wholesale Trade, City of Gosnells: 3.8% Retail Trade, City of Gosnells: 10.7% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Gosnells: 6.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Gosnells: 7.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Gosnells: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Gosnells: 2.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Gosnells: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Gosnells: 5.0% Administrative and Support Services, City of Gosnells: 3.5% Public Administration and Safety, City of Gosnells: 5.9% Education and Training, City of Gosnells: 6.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Gosnells: 11.6% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Gosnells: 1.4% Other Services, City of Gosnells: 4.5% Industry not classified, City of Gosnells: 5.7%
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 Gosnells: +161 Mining, City of Gosnells: +116 Manufacturing, City of Gosnells: -1,881 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Gosnells: -8 Construction, City of Gosnells: +151 Wholesale Trade, City of Gosnells: -675 Retail Trade, City of Gosnells: -106 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Gosnells: +705 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Gosnells: +202 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Gosnells: -27 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Gosnells: -68 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Gosnells: -38 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Gosnells: -328 Administrative and Support Services, City of Gosnells: +245 Public Administration and Safety, City of Gosnells: -8 Education and Training, City of Gosnells: +397 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Gosnells: +1,110 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Gosnells: +108 Other Services, City of Gosnells: +77 Industry not classified, City of Gosnells: +1,739
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 Gosnells in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (6,148 people or 11.6%)
  • Retail Trade (5,675 people or 10.7%)
  • Construction (5,094 people or 9.6%)

In combination these three industries employed 16,917 people in total or 32.0% 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 Gosnells and Greater Perth were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (7.0% compared to 4.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (7.5% 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 (6.9% compared to 8.8%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Manufacturing (-1,881 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+1,739 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+1,110 resident workforce)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+705 resident workforce)

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