Town of Victoria Park

Resident workers - Industry

Health Care and Social Assistance employs more of the Town of Victoria Park'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 Town of Victoria Park residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the Town of Victoria Park, 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 Town of Victoria Park 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers industry of employment
Town of Victoria Park - Persons 20162011Change
Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. Western AustraliaNumber%. Western Australia2011 - 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing840.52.5370.22.3+47
Mining9285.36.39415.35.9-13
Manufacturing6964.05.61,0445.97.8-348
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1711.01.21701.01.1+1
Construction1,4178.19.81,2827.29.7+135
Wholesale Trade4372.52.55833.33.4-146
Retail Trade1,3807.99.51,4328.19.6-52
Accommodation and Food Services1,6399.46.41,3967.95.6+243
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7214.14.67154.04.3+6
Information Media and Telecommunications2641.51.02491.41.0+15
Financial and Insurance Services4852.82.45373.02.4-52
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3411.91.72871.61.7+54
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,7239.86.41,94611.06.9-223
Administrative and Support Services6954.03.36663.83.0+29
Public Administration and Safety1,1776.76.21,2236.96.0-46
Education and Training1,6079.28.71,3297.57.6+278
Health Care and Social Assistance1,91911.011.71,6959.69.9+224
Arts and Recreation Services4502.61.63622.01.3+88
Other Services6083.54.05353.03.7+73
Industry not classified7484.34.63451.92.1+403
Total Persons17,490100.0100.016,774100.0100.0+716

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

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Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the resident workforce in the Town of Victoria Park in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (1,919 people or 11.0%)
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (1,723 people or 9.8%)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (1,639 people or 9.4%)

In combination these three industries employed 5,281 people in total or 30.2% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Western Australia employed 11.7% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 6.4% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services and 6.4% in Accommodation and Food Services.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (9.8% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Accommodation and Food Services (9.4% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.5% compared to 2.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Construction (8.1% compared to 9.8%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Industry not classified (+403 resident workforce)
  • Manufacturing (-348 resident workforce)
  • Education and Training (+278 resident workforce)
  • Accommodation and Food Services (+243 resident workforce)

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