Town of Victoria Park
Resident workers - Industry
Construction employs more of the Town of Victoria Park’s male 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
|Resident workers industry of employment|
|Town of Victoria Park - Males||2016||2011||Change|
|Industry (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Western Australia%||Number||%||Western Australia%||2011 to 2016|
|Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing||47||0.5||3.2||19||0.2||3.1||+28||25000||P|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||101||1.1||1.6||109||1.2||1.6||-8||28000||P|
|Accommodation and Food Services||822||8.8||5.3||694||7.5||4.5||+128||32000||P|
|Transport, Postal and Warehousing||543||5.8||6.5||552||6.0||6.3||-9||33000||P|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||180||1.9||1.1||166||1.8||1.1||+14||34000||P|
|Financial and Insurance Services||223||2.4||1.9||230||2.5||2.0||-7||35000||P|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||158||1.7||1.5||129||1.4||1.5||+29||36000||P|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||988||10.6||6.8||1,193||13.0||7.7||-205||37000||P|
|Administrative and Support Services||352||3.8||2.9||313||3.4||2.7||+39||38000||P|
|Public Administration and Safety||545||5.9||6.2||600||6.5||6.1||-55||39000||P|
|Education and Training||566||6.1||4.3||488||5.3||4.1||+78||40000||P|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||453||4.9||4.4||408||4.4||3.7||+45||41000||P|
|Arts and Recreation Services||255||2.7||1.5||185||2.0||1.2||+70||42000||P|
|Industry not classified||471||5.1||5.5||215||2.3||2.5||+256||44000||P|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
Analysis of the jobs held by the male resident workforce in Town of Victoria Park in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:
- Construction (1,193 people or 12.8%)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (988 people or 10.6%)
- Accommodation and Food Services (822 people or 8.8%)
In combination these three industries employed 3,003 people in total or 32.3% of the total male resident workforce.
In comparison, Western Australia employed 15.6% in Construction; 6.8% in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services; and 5.3% in Accommodation and Food Services.
The major differences between the jobs held by the male resident workforce of the Town of Victoria Park and Western Australia were:
- A larger percentage of male resident workforce employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (10.6% compared to 6.8%)
- A larger percentage of male resident workforce employed in Accommodation and Food Services (8.8% compared to 5.3%)
- A smaller percentage of male resident workforce employed in Construction (12.8% compared to 15.6%)
- A smaller percentage of male resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.5% compared to 3.2%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the male resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in the Town of Victoria Park were for those employed in:
- Manufacturing (-322 male resident workforce)
- Industry not classified (+256 male resident workforce)
- Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (-205 male resident workforce)
- Accommodation and Food Services (+128 male resident workforce)