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City of Canning

Industry sector of employment

More City of Canning residents worked in health care and social assistance than any other industry in 2011.

The City of Canning’s industry statistics identify the industry sectors in which the residents work (which may be within the residing area or elsewhere). This will be influenced by the skill base and socio-economic status of the residents as well as the industries and employment opportunities present in the region.

When viewed in conjunction with Residents Place of Work data and Method of Travel to Work, industry sector statistics provide insights into the relationship between the economic and residential role of the area.

Derived from the two Census questions:

'What best describes the business of your employer?' and 'What are the main goods produced or main services provided by your employers business?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Industry sector of employment
City of Canning - Employed persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Industry sectorNumber%Greater Perth %Number%Greater Perth %2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1210.30.61360.40.8-15
Mining1,6553.84.81,0282.73.2+627
Manufacturing3,7048.68.53,92510.19.9-221
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services5111.21.14351.11.0+76
Construction3,2047.410.02,8107.29.1+394
Wholesale trade1,9264.53.91,9675.14.3-41
Retail Trade4,56710.610.44,58811.811.4-21
Accommodation and Food Services2,9676.95.82,5146.55.8+453
Transport, Postal and Warehousing2,1875.14.41,7214.44.2+466
Information Media and Telecommunications5041.21.25531.41.5-49
Financial and Insurance Services1,2582.92.91,2643.33.4-6
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services6321.51.86791.82.0-47
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services3,7508.78.32,7527.17.3+998
Administrative and Support Services1,4493.43.21,3063.43.4+143
Public Administration and Safety2,7926.56.42,6186.86.5+174
Education and Training3,8929.08.13,3708.77.8+522
Health Care and Social Assistance4,57110.610.93,92510.110.6+646
Arts and Recreation Services7091.61.55271.41.4+182
Other Services1,6833.93.91,6134.23.9+70
Inadequately described or not stated9462.22.21,0242.62.7-78

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Industry sector of employment, 2011
Industry sector of employment, 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Greater Perth: 0.6% Mining, Greater Perth: 4.8% Manufacturing, Greater Perth: 8.5% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Greater Perth: 1.1% Construction, Greater Perth: 10.0% Wholesale trade, Greater Perth: 3.9% Retail Trade, Greater Perth: 10.4% Accommodation and Food Services, Greater Perth: 5.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Greater Perth: 4.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Greater Perth: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Greater Perth: 2.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Greater Perth: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Greater Perth: 8.3% Administrative and Support Services, Greater Perth: 3.2% Public Administration and Safety, Greater Perth: 6.4% Education and Training, Greater Perth: 8.1% Health Care and Social Assistance, Greater Perth: 10.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Greater Perth: 1.5% Other Services, Greater Perth: 3.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Greater Perth: 2.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Canning: 0.3% Mining, City of Canning: 3.8% Manufacturing, City of Canning: 8.6% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Canning: 1.2% Construction, City of Canning: 7.4% Wholesale trade, City of Canning: 4.5% Retail Trade, City of Canning: 10.6% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Canning: 6.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Canning: 5.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Canning: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Canning: 2.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Canning: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Canning: 8.7% Administrative and Support Services, City of Canning: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, City of Canning: 6.5% Education and Training, City of Canning: 9.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Canning: 10.6% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Canning: 1.6% Other Services, City of Canning: 3.9% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Canning: 2.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in industry sector of employment, 2006 to 2011
Change in industry sector of employment, 2006 to 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Canning: -15 Mining, City of Canning: +627 Manufacturing, City of Canning: -221 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Canning: +76 Construction, City of Canning: +394 Wholesale trade, City of Canning: -41 Retail Trade, City of Canning: -21 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Canning: +453 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Canning: +466 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Canning: -49 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Canning: -6 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Canning: -47 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Canning: +998 Administrative and Support Services, City of Canning: +143 Public Administration and Safety, City of Canning: +174 Education and Training, City of Canning: +522 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Canning: +646 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Canning: +182 Other Services, City of Canning: +70 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Canning: -78
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident population in City of Canning in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (4,571 people or 10.6%)
  • Retail Trade (4,567 people or 10.6%)
  • Education and Training (3,892 people or 9.0%)

In combination, these three industries employed 13,030 people in total or 30.3% of the total employed resident population.

In comparison, Greater Perth employed 10.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 10.4% in Retail Trade; and 8.1% in Education and Training.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of the City of Canning and Greater Perth were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed in accommodation and food services (6.9% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed in construction (7.4% compared to 10.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in City of Canning increased by 4,271 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident population between 2006 and 2011 in the City of Canning were for those employed in:

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (+998 persons)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+646 persons)
  • Mining (+627 persons)
  • Education and Training (+522 persons)

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