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Employment by industry (Census)

Education and Training is the largest employer in the Town of Victoria Park, making up 20.4% of total employment.

Census employment data presents the number of persons employed in each industry sector (full-time and part-time) in Town of Victoria Park regardless of where they live. By comparing the number of jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see local economic strengths and weaknesses. By looking at how the number of jobs in each industry is changing over time, you can track how the structure of the local economy is changing. Go to the Employment locations page to see where employment is taking place across the Town of Victoria Park.

NOTE: Census employment figures are known to undercount employment by varying amounts depending on the Census year. All Census counts are an undercount of total population, and in addition, some people don’t state their workforce status or industry. Also counts by place of work exclude those with no fixed workplace address. For this reason, it is recommended that for total job numbers, users look at the Employment by industry (Total) modelled estimates which are updated on an annual basis, and based on the ABS Labour Force survey, less prone to undercount. The Census counts by industry are included here for a greater level of industry detail (3-digit ANZSIC).

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, Town of Victoria Park in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

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Employment (Census) by industry sector
Town of Victoria Park 20162011Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing420.22.5240.12.4+18
Mining2841.06.62881.16.4-4
Manufacturing9523.45.61,4075.68.2-455
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2711.01.23111.21.1-40
Construction2,85910.29.91,8757.410.4+984
Wholesale Trade3861.42.56632.63.5-277
Retail Trade1,6996.19.52,0077.910.0-308
Accommodation and Food Services2,3028.26.41,6366.55.9+666
Transport, Postal and Warehousing8263.04.65382.14.6+288
Information Media and Telecommunications1870.71.01950.81.1-8
Financial and Insurance Services3481.22.36042.42.5-256
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5031.81.73331.31.7+170
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services2,0017.16.41,9427.77.2+59
Administrative and Support Services9513.43.31,0764.33.1-125
Public Administration and Safety8833.26.28743.56.2+9
Education and Training5,71320.48.75,03619.98.0+677
Health Care and Social Assistance2,7039.711.72,1058.310.3+598
Arts and Recreation Services3,13011.21.62,83511.21.3+295
Other Services9203.33.99743.93.9-54
Industry not classified1,0303.74.65702.32.2+460

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Employment (Census) by industry sector, 2016
Employment (Census) by industry sector, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Western Australia: 2.5% Mining, Western Australia: 6.6% Manufacturing, Western Australia: 5.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Western Australia: 1.2% Construction, Western Australia: 9.9% 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: 2.3% 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: 3.9% Industry not classified, Western Australia: 4.6% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Town of Victoria Park: 0.2% Mining, Town of Victoria Park: 1.0% Manufacturing, Town of Victoria Park: 3.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Town of Victoria Park: 1.0% Construction, Town of Victoria Park: 10.2% Wholesale Trade, Town of Victoria Park: 1.4% Retail Trade, Town of Victoria Park: 6.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Town of Victoria Park: 8.2% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Town of Victoria Park: 3.0% Information Media and Telecommunications, Town of Victoria Park: 0.7% Financial and Insurance Services, Town of Victoria Park: 1.2% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Town of Victoria Park: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Town of Victoria Park: 7.1% Administrative and Support Services, Town of Victoria Park: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, Town of Victoria Park: 3.2% Education and Training, Town of Victoria Park: 20.4% Health Care and Social Assistance, Town of Victoria Park: 9.7% Arts and Recreation Services, Town of Victoria Park: 11.2% Other Services, Town of Victoria Park: 3.3% Industry not classified, Town of Victoria Park: 3.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in employment (Census) by industry sector, 2011 to 2016
Change in employment (Census) by industry sector, 2011 to 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Town of Victoria Park: +18 Mining, Town of Victoria Park: -4 Manufacturing, Town of Victoria Park: -455 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Town of Victoria Park: -40 Construction, Town of Victoria Park: +984 Wholesale Trade, Town of Victoria Park: -277 Retail Trade, Town of Victoria Park: -308 Accommodation and Food Services, Town of Victoria Park: +666 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Town of Victoria Park: +288 Information Media and Telecommunications, Town of Victoria Park: -8 Financial and Insurance Services, Town of Victoria Park: -256 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Town of Victoria Park: +170 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Town of Victoria Park: +59 Administrative and Support Services, Town of Victoria Park: -125 Public Administration and Safety, Town of Victoria Park: +9 Education and Training, Town of Victoria Park: +677 Health Care and Social Assistance, Town of Victoria Park: +598 Arts and Recreation Services, Town of Victoria Park: +295 Other Services, Town of Victoria Park: -54 Industry not classified, Town of Victoria Park: +460
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

An analysis of the jobs held by the local workers in Town of Victoria Park in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Education and Training (5,713 local workers 20.4%)
  • Arts and Recreation Services (3,130 local workers 11.2%)
  • Construction (2,859 local workers 10.2%)

In combination these three industries employed 11,702 people in total or 41.8% of local workers.

In comparison, Western Australia employed 8.7% in Education and Training; 1.6% in Arts and Recreation Services; and 9.9% in Construction.

The major differences between the jobs held by local workers of the Town of Victoria Park and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Education and Training (20.4% compared to 8.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Arts and Recreation Services (11.2% compared to 1.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Mining (1.0% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Retail Trade (6.1% compared to 9.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by local workers between 2011 and 2016 in the Town of Victoria Park were for those employed in:

  • Construction (+984 local workers)
  • Education and Training (+677 local workers)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+666 local workers)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+598 local workers)

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