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Employment by industry (Total)

In the City of Kwinana, Manufacturing is the largest employer, generating 5,202 local jobs in 2018/19.

Employment (total) is the most accurate and up to date measure of the total number of people employed in the City of Kwinana. The statistics are modelled by NIEIR to correct for the known undercount of jobs recorded in the Census. They estimate the total number of persons employed in an industry sector (full-time and part-time) in City of Kwinana regardless of where they live. They are updated annually.

By comparing the number of jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of City of Kwinana's economy. This can be done by directly comparing the area to its benchmark, or by using a location quotient to look at the relative size of industries.

Estimated total employment by industry should not be considered as a "Full-Time Equivalent" measure as different industries will have different ratios of part-time and full time employees. Full-time employment by industry statistics are also available.

To see how employment is distributed across the area, see the Employment locations section and to see where people come from to work in these industries, these data should be viewed in conjunction with Workers place of residence by industry data.

More granular sub-categories for each industry sector are available in the Employment by industry (Census) counts. While Census figures undercount employment they do provide a more detailed picture of the specific industries operating in the area.

NOTE: Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Employment (total) by industry
City of Kwinana2018/192013/14Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2013/14 to 2018/19
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing4142.42.63722.32.4+42
Mining6223.67.17254.67.3-104
Manufacturing5,20229.96.74,66429.47.1+538
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services7904.51.55273.31.5+263
Construction2,34013.49.52,56116.210.5-222
Wholesale Trade4112.43.05433.43.2-131
Retail Trade9805.610.28455.39.7+135
Accommodation and Food Services4612.66.43872.46.1+74
Transport, Postal and Warehousing8494.94.89576.05.0-108
Information Media and Telecommunications380.21.1500.31.2-13
Financial and Insurance Services3562.02.42001.32.5+156
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2301.31.62931.81.9-62
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services4672.77.33682.37.2+99
Administrative and Support Services4822.83.24182.63.3+63
Public Administration and Safety9635.56.68855.66.1+78
Education and Training1,3707.99.18115.18.5+558
Health Care and Social Assistance8845.111.27424.710.8+142
Arts and Recreation Services1500.91.71230.81.6+27
Other Services4082.34.03802.44.1+28

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. Each release may change previous years’ figures.Learn more

Employment (total) by industry 2018/19
Employment (total) by industry 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Western Australia: 2.6% Mining, Western Australia: 7.1% Manufacturing, Western Australia: 6.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Western Australia: 1.5% Construction, Western Australia: 9.5% Wholesale Trade, Western Australia: 3.0% Retail Trade, Western Australia: 10.2% Accommodation and Food Services, Western Australia: 6.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Western Australia: 4.8% Information Media and Telecommunications, Western Australia: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Western Australia: 2.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Western Australia: 1.6% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Western Australia: 7.3% Administrative and Support Services, Western Australia: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, Western Australia: 6.6% Education and Training, Western Australia: 9.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Western Australia: 11.2% Arts and Recreation Services, Western Australia: 1.7% Other Services, Western Australia: 4.0% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Kwinana: 2.4% Mining, City of Kwinana: 3.6% Manufacturing, City of Kwinana: 29.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Kwinana: 4.5% Construction, City of Kwinana: 13.4% Wholesale Trade, City of Kwinana: 2.4% Retail Trade, City of Kwinana: 5.6% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Kwinana: 2.6% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Kwinana: 4.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Kwinana: 0.2% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Kwinana: 2.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Kwinana: 1.3% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Kwinana: 2.7% Administrative and Support Services, City of Kwinana: 2.8% Public Administration and Safety, City of Kwinana: 5.5% Education and Training, City of Kwinana: 7.9% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Kwinana: 5.1% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Kwinana: 0.9% Other Services, City of Kwinana: 2.3%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (total) by industry, 2013/14 to 2018/19
Change in employment (total) by industry, 2013/14 to 2018/19 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Kwinana: +42 Mining, City of Kwinana: -104 Manufacturing, City of Kwinana: +538 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Kwinana: +263 Construction, City of Kwinana: -222 Wholesale Trade, City of Kwinana: -131 Retail Trade, City of Kwinana: +135 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Kwinana: +74 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Kwinana: -108 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Kwinana: -13 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Kwinana: +156 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Kwinana: -62 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Kwinana: +99 Administrative and Support Services, City of Kwinana: +63 Public Administration and Safety, City of Kwinana: +78 Education and Training, City of Kwinana: +558 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Kwinana: +142 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Kwinana: +27 Other Services, City of Kwinana: +28
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2019
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the local workers in City of Kwinana in 2018/19 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Manufacturing (5,202 people or 29.9%)
  • Construction (2,340 people or 13.4%)
  • Education and Training (1,370 people or 7.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 8,911 people in total or 51.2% of the local workers.

In comparison, Western Australia employed 6.7% in Manufacturing; 9.5% in Construction; and 9.1% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by local workers of the City of Kwinana and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Manufacturing (29.9% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (5.1% compared to 11.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (2.7% compared to 7.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Retail Trade (5.6% compared to 10.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the City of Kwinana increased by 1,564 between 2013/14 and 2018/19.

The largest changes in the jobs held by local workers between 2013/14 and 2018/19 in the City of Kwinana were for those employed in:

  • Education and Training (+558 local workers)
  • Manufacturing (+538 local workers)
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services (+263 local workers)
  • Construction (-222 local workers)

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