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City of Kalamunda

Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of City of Kalamunda’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 Kalamunda residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in City of Kalamunda, 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 Kalamunda 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 Kalamunda 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Greater Perth%Number%Greater Perth%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2861.00.82520.90.6+34
Mining1,5435.75.01,3374.94.8+206
Manufacturing1,6566.15.72,6019.68.5-945
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3011.11.12871.11.1+14
Construction2,81910.39.92,6769.910.0+143
Wholesale Trade1,0323.82.71,3885.13.9-356
Retail Trade2,5139.29.82,94110.810.4-428
Accommodation and Food Services1,4435.36.51,1614.35.8+282
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,2468.24.62,0997.74.4+147
Information Media and Telecommunications2250.81.12420.91.2-17
Financial and Insurance Services5562.02.76112.32.9-55
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4371.61.84721.71.8-35
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,4605.47.21,6526.18.3-192
Administrative and Support Services8463.13.38273.03.2+19
Public Administration and Safety1,6145.96.41,6456.16.4-31
Education and Training2,3638.78.82,1427.98.1+221
Health Care and Social Assistance2,84110.412.32,5259.310.9+316
Arts and Recreation Services4221.51.73641.31.5+58
Other Services1,3675.04.01,3675.03.90
Industry not classified1,3024.84.75512.02.2+751

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 Kalamunda: 1.0% Mining, City of Kalamunda: 5.7% Manufacturing, City of Kalamunda: 6.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Kalamunda: 1.1% Construction, City of Kalamunda: 10.3% Wholesale Trade, City of Kalamunda: 3.8% Retail Trade, City of Kalamunda: 9.2% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Kalamunda: 5.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Kalamunda: 8.2% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Kalamunda: 0.8% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Kalamunda: 2.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Kalamunda: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Kalamunda: 5.4% Administrative and Support Services, City of Kalamunda: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, City of Kalamunda: 5.9% Education and Training, City of Kalamunda: 8.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Kalamunda: 10.4% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Kalamunda: 1.5% Other Services, City of Kalamunda: 5.0% Industry not classified, City of Kalamunda: 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 Kalamunda: +34 Mining, City of Kalamunda: +206 Manufacturing, City of Kalamunda: -945 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Kalamunda: +14 Construction, City of Kalamunda: +143 Wholesale Trade, City of Kalamunda: -356 Retail Trade, City of Kalamunda: -428 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Kalamunda: +282 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Kalamunda: +147 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Kalamunda: -17 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Kalamunda: -55 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Kalamunda: -35 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Kalamunda: -192 Administrative and Support Services, City of Kalamunda: +19 Public Administration and Safety, City of Kalamunda: -31 Education and Training, City of Kalamunda: +221 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Kalamunda: +316 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Kalamunda: +58 Other Services, City of Kalamunda: 0 Industry not classified, City of Kalamunda: +751
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 Kalamunda in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (2,841 people or 10.4%)
  • Construction (2,819 people or 10.3%)
  • Retail Trade (2,513 people or 9.2%)

In combination these three industries employed 8,173 people in total or 30.0% of the total resident workforce.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (8.2% compared to 4.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (10.4% compared to 12.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (5.4% compared to 7.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Accommodation and Food Services (5.3% compared to 6.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Manufacturing (-945 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+751 resident workforce)
  • Retail Trade (-428 resident workforce)
  • Wholesale Trade (-356 resident workforce)

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