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Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of the City of Joondalup’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 the City of Joondalup residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the City of Joondalup, 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 City of Joondalup 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 Joondalup 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Greater Perth%Number%Greater Perth%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing3750.50.82610.30.6+114
Mining3,5084.45.03,5114.24.8-3
Manufacturing3,4454.45.75,6046.78.5-2,159
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services9121.21.19521.11.1-40
Construction9,68612.39.99,99012.010.0-304
Wholesale Trade1,9502.52.72,8423.43.9-892
Retail Trade7,7679.89.89,02410.910.4-1,257
Accommodation and Food Services4,1725.36.54,3125.25.8-140
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,3192.94.62,4242.94.4-105
Information Media and Telecommunications1,0311.31.11,2421.51.2-211
Financial and Insurance Services2,6803.42.72,9883.62.9-308
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services1,3811.71.81,4921.81.8-111
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services6,0337.67.27,1648.68.3-1,131
Administrative and Support Services2,5103.23.32,7443.33.2-234
Public Administration and Safety5,1796.66.45,3866.56.4-207
Education and Training8,64810.98.87,8949.58.1+754
Health Care and Social Assistance9,74012.312.39,29011.210.9+450
Arts and Recreation Services1,3531.71.71,2611.51.5+92
Other Services3,0273.84.03,1963.83.9-169
Industry not classified3,2644.14.71,4461.72.2+1,818

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 Joondalup: 0.5% Mining, City of Joondalup: 4.4% Manufacturing, City of Joondalup: 4.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Joondalup: 1.2% Construction, City of Joondalup: 12.3% Wholesale Trade, City of Joondalup: 2.5% Retail Trade, City of Joondalup: 9.8% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Joondalup: 5.3% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Joondalup: 2.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Joondalup: 1.3% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Joondalup: 3.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Joondalup: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Joondalup: 7.6% Administrative and Support Services, City of Joondalup: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, City of Joondalup: 6.6% Education and Training, City of Joondalup: 10.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Joondalup: 12.3% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Joondalup: 1.7% Other Services, City of Joondalup: 3.8% Industry not classified, City of Joondalup: 4.1%
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, City of Joondalup: +114 Mining, City of Joondalup: -3 Manufacturing, City of Joondalup: -2,159 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Joondalup: -40 Construction, City of Joondalup: -304 Wholesale Trade, City of Joondalup: -892 Retail Trade, City of Joondalup: -1,257 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Joondalup: -140 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Joondalup: -105 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Joondalup: -211 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Joondalup: -308 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Joondalup: -111 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Joondalup: -1,131 Administrative and Support Services, City of Joondalup: -234 Public Administration and Safety, City of Joondalup: -207 Education and Training, City of Joondalup: +754 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Joondalup: +450 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Joondalup: +92 Other Services, City of Joondalup: -169 Industry not classified, City of Joondalup: +1,818
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 Joondalup in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (9,740 people or 12.3%)
  • Construction (9,686 people or 12.3%)
  • Education and Training (8,648 people or 10.9%)

In combination these three industries employed 28,074 people in total or 35.5% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Greater Perth employed 12.3% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 9.9% in Construction; and 8.8% in Education and Training.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Construction (12.3% compared to 9.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Education and Training (10.9% compared to 8.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Transport, Postal and Warehousing (2.9% compared to 4.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (4.4% compared to 5.7%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Manufacturing (-2,159 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+1,818 resident workforce)
  • Retail Trade (-1,257 resident workforce)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (-1,131 resident workforce)

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