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Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of the City of Kwinana’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 Kwinana residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the City of Kwinana, 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 Kwinana 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 Kwinana 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1671.02.51291.02.4+38
Mining7184.36.35494.36.2+169
Manufacturing1,3588.15.61,70313.48.2-345
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2271.41.21281.01.1+99
Construction1,78010.69.81,42911.210.2+351
Wholesale Trade5303.22.56375.03.6-107
Retail Trade1,80810.89.51,39511.010.1+413
Accommodation and Food Services1,0456.26.46315.05.9+414
Transport, Postal and Warehousing9935.94.67826.14.5+211
Information Media and Telecommunications1520.91.01261.01.1+26
Financial and Insurance Services3292.02.42431.92.5+86
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services2331.41.72181.71.7+15
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services8505.16.45774.57.2+273
Administrative and Support Services6353.83.34663.73.1+169
Public Administration and Safety1,1236.76.27816.16.2+342
Education and Training1,1036.68.77215.78.0+382
Health Care and Social Assistance1,97311.711.71,27810.010.4+695
Arts and Recreation Services2111.31.61301.01.3+81
Other Services6724.04.04973.93.9+175
Industry not classified8955.34.63082.42.2+587

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, Western Australia: 2.5% Mining, Western Australia: 6.3% Manufacturing, Western Australia: 5.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Western Australia: 1.2% Construction, Western Australia: 9.8% Wholesale Trade, Western Australia: 2.5% Retail Trade, Western Australia: 9.5% Accommodation and Food Services, Western Australia: 6.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Western Australia: 4.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, Western Australia: 1.0% Financial and Insurance Services, Western Australia: 2.4% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Western Australia: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Western Australia: 6.4% Administrative and Support Services, Western Australia: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Western Australia: 6.2% Education and Training, Western Australia: 8.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, Western Australia: 11.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Western Australia: 1.6% Other Services, Western Australia: 4.0% Industry not classified, Western Australia: 4.6% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Kwinana: 1.0% Mining, City of Kwinana: 4.3% Manufacturing, City of Kwinana: 8.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Kwinana: 1.4% Construction, City of Kwinana: 10.6% Wholesale Trade, City of Kwinana: 3.2% Retail Trade, City of Kwinana: 10.8% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Kwinana: 6.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Kwinana: 5.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Kwinana: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Kwinana: 2.0% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Kwinana: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Kwinana: 5.1% Administrative and Support Services, City of Kwinana: 3.8% Public Administration and Safety, City of Kwinana: 6.7% Education and Training, City of Kwinana: 6.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Kwinana: 11.7% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Kwinana: 1.3% Other Services, City of Kwinana: 4.0% Industry not classified, City of Kwinana: 5.3%
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 Kwinana: +38 Mining, City of Kwinana: +169 Manufacturing, City of Kwinana: -345 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Kwinana: +99 Construction, City of Kwinana: +351 Wholesale Trade, City of Kwinana: -107 Retail Trade, City of Kwinana: +413 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Kwinana: +414 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Kwinana: +211 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Kwinana: +26 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Kwinana: +86 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Kwinana: +15 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Kwinana: +273 Administrative and Support Services, City of Kwinana: +169 Public Administration and Safety, City of Kwinana: +342 Education and Training, City of Kwinana: +382 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Kwinana: +695 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Kwinana: +81 Other Services, City of Kwinana: +175 Industry not classified, City of Kwinana: +587
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 Kwinana in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,973 people or 11.7%)
  • Retail Trade (1,808 people or 10.8%)
  • Construction (1,780 people or 10.6%)

In combination these three industries employed 5,561 people in total or 33.1% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Western Australia employed 11.7% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 9.5% in Retail Trade; and 9.8% in Construction.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Manufacturing (8.1% compared to 5.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Education and Training (6.6% compared to 8.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Mining (4.3% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (1.0% compared to 2.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+695 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+587 resident workforce)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+414 resident workforce)
  • Retail Trade (+413 resident workforce)

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