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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.

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 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing840.52.5370.22.4+47
Mining9285.36.39415.66.2-13
Manufacturing6964.05.61,0446.28.2-348
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1711.01.21701.01.1+1
Construction1,4178.19.81,2827.610.2+135
Wholesale Trade4372.52.55833.53.6-146
Retail Trade1,3807.99.51,4328.510.1-52
Accommodation and Food Services1,6399.46.41,3968.35.9+243
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7214.14.67154.34.5+6
Information Media and Telecommunications2641.51.02491.51.1+15
Financial and Insurance Services4852.82.45373.22.5-52
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services3411.91.72871.71.7+54
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,7239.96.41,94611.67.2-223
Administrative and Support Services6954.03.36664.03.1+29
Public Administration and Safety1,1776.76.21,2237.36.2-46
Education and Training1,6079.28.71,3297.98.0+278
Health Care and Social Assistance1,91911.011.71,69510.110.4+224
Arts and Recreation Services4502.61.63622.21.3+88
Other Services6083.54.05353.23.9+73
Industry not classified7484.34.63452.12.2+403

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, Town of Victoria Park: 0.5% Mining, Town of Victoria Park: 5.3% Manufacturing, Town of Victoria Park: 4.0% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Town of Victoria Park: 1.0% Construction, Town of Victoria Park: 8.1% Wholesale Trade, Town of Victoria Park: 2.5% Retail Trade, Town of Victoria Park: 7.9% Accommodation and Food Services, Town of Victoria Park: 9.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Town of Victoria Park: 4.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, Town of Victoria Park: 1.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Town of Victoria Park: 2.8% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Town of Victoria Park: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Town of Victoria Park: 9.9% Administrative and Support Services, Town of Victoria Park: 4.0% Public Administration and Safety, Town of Victoria Park: 6.7% Education and Training, Town of Victoria Park: 9.2% Health Care and Social Assistance, Town of Victoria Park: 11.0% Arts and Recreation Services, Town of Victoria Park: 2.6% Other Services, Town of Victoria Park: 3.5% Industry not classified, Town of Victoria Park: 4.3%
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, Town of Victoria Park: +47 Mining, Town of Victoria Park: -13 Manufacturing, Town of Victoria Park: -348 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Town of Victoria Park: +1 Construction, Town of Victoria Park: +135 Wholesale Trade, Town of Victoria Park: -146 Retail Trade, Town of Victoria Park: -52 Accommodation and Food Services, Town of Victoria Park: +243 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Town of Victoria Park: +6 Information Media and Telecommunications, Town of Victoria Park: +15 Financial and Insurance Services, Town of Victoria Park: -52 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Town of Victoria Park: +54 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Town of Victoria Park: -223 Administrative and Support Services, Town of Victoria Park: +29 Public Administration and Safety, Town of Victoria Park: -46 Education and Training, Town of Victoria Park: +278 Health Care and Social Assistance, Town of Victoria Park: +224 Arts and Recreation Services, Town of Victoria Park: +88 Other Services, Town of Victoria Park: +73 Industry not classified, Town of Victoria Park: +403
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 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 9.9%)
  • 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 (9.9% 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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