The Construction, Retail, and Education and Training sectors are the City's major employers, followed by the Construction and Manufacturing sectors. 

Further information:

Employment self-sufficiency is the ratio of employed local residents to local jobs – that is, local residents have the potential to obtain employment locally.

The City’s overall employment self-sufficiency rate is 45.6%. However, in addition to those local residents who work in the City of Gosnells, a further 26% travel from adjoining local government areas, ie. they have a short journey to work. 

Our businesses suburb by suburb

Our 'big four' suburbs account for more than two-thirds of all locally-registered businesses:

  • Thornlie
  • Canning Vale
  • Gosnells
  • Maddington