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City of Mandurah

Resident workers (Local) - Industry

Construction employs more of the City of Mandurah’s local resident workers 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 City of Mandurah residents are employed in the industry sectors that are located in the City of Mandurah, 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 City of Mandurah 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 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

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Local resident workers industry of employment
City of Mandurah 20112006Change
Industry
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Number%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2006 to 2011
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1900.72.42011.03.3-11
Mining1,9767.16.21,0294.94.3+947
Manufacturing3,08811.18.22,67712.79.5+411
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3141.11.12201.01.0+94
Construction3,80713.710.23,01114.39.1+796
Wholesale Trade6032.23.64742.24.0+129
Retail Trade3,39612.210.12,97414.111.1+422
Accommodation and Food Services1,9537.05.91,2976.25.8+656
Transport, Postal and Warehousing9553.44.56563.14.2+299
Information Media and Telecommunications2400.91.12461.21.3-6
Financial and Insurance Services4301.62.53611.72.9+69
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5942.11.75692.72.0+25
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,0743.97.27923.86.3+282
Administrative and Support Services9243.33.17133.43.2+211
Public Administration and Safety1,3755.06.29204.46.4+455
Education and Training2,1057.68.01,4216.77.7+684
Health Care and Social Assistance2,7319.810.41,9169.110.2+815
Arts and Recreation Services3161.11.32371.11.3+79
Other Services1,0433.83.97723.73.8+271
Industry not classified6152.22.26002.82.7+15

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

Local resident workers industry of employment, 2011
Local resident workers industry of employment, 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Western Australia: 2.4% Mining, Western Australia: 6.2% Manufacturing, Western Australia: 8.2% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Western Australia: 1.1% Construction, Western Australia: 10.2% Wholesale Trade, Western Australia: 3.6% Retail Trade, Western Australia: 10.1% Accommodation and Food Services, Western Australia: 5.9% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Western Australia: 4.5% Information Media and Telecommunications, Western Australia: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, Western Australia: 2.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Western Australia: 1.7% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Western Australia: 7.2% Administrative and Support Services, Western Australia: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Western Australia: 6.2% Education and Training, Western Australia: 8.0% Health Care and Social Assistance, Western Australia: 10.4% Arts and Recreation Services, Western Australia: 1.3% Other Services, Western Australia: 3.9% Industry not classified, Western Australia: 2.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Mandurah: 0.7% Mining, City of Mandurah: 7.1% Manufacturing, City of Mandurah: 11.1% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Mandurah: 1.1% Construction, City of Mandurah: 13.7% Wholesale Trade, City of Mandurah: 2.2% Retail Trade, City of Mandurah: 12.2% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Mandurah: 7.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Mandurah: 3.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Mandurah: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Mandurah: 1.6% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Mandurah: 2.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Mandurah: 3.9% Administrative and Support Services, City of Mandurah: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, City of Mandurah: 5.0% Education and Training, City of Mandurah: 7.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Mandurah: 9.8% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Mandurah: 1.1% Other Services, City of Mandurah: 3.8% Industry not classified, City of Mandurah: 2.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local resident workers industry of employment, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers industry of employment, 2006 to 2011 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Mandurah: -11 Mining, City of Mandurah: +947 Manufacturing, City of Mandurah: +411 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Mandurah: +94 Construction, City of Mandurah: +796 Wholesale Trade, City of Mandurah: +129 Retail Trade, City of Mandurah: +422 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Mandurah: +656 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Mandurah: +299 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Mandurah: -6 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Mandurah: +69 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Mandurah: +25 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Mandurah: +282 Administrative and Support Services, City of Mandurah: +211 Public Administration and Safety, City of Mandurah: +455 Education and Training, City of Mandurah: +684 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Mandurah: +815 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Mandurah: +79 Other Services, City of Mandurah: +271 Industry not classified, City of Mandurah: +15
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the local resident workers in City of Mandurah in 2011 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Construction (3,807 people or 13.7%)
  • Retail Trade (3,396 people or 12.2%)
  • Manufacturing (3,088 people or 11.1%)

In combination these three industries employed 10,291 people in total or 37.1% of the total local resident workers.

In comparison, Western Australia employed 10.2% in Construction; 10.1% in Retail Trade; and 8.2% in Manufacturing.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local resident workers of the City of Mandurah and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed in Construction (13.7% compared to 10.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed in Manufacturing (11.1% compared to 8.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed in Retail Trade (12.2% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.9% compared to 7.2%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Mining (+947 local resident workers)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+815 local resident workers)
  • Construction (+796 local resident workers)
  • Education and Training (+684 local resident workers)

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