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Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local resident workers technicians and trades workers in the City of Mandurah than any other occupation.

Occupations are a key component in evaluating the knowledge, experience and skill-levels that industry can draw upon locally. It should be viewed with other indicators, such as Age structure, Qualifications, and Income for a comprehensive analysis of City of Mandurah's local resident workers.

When comparing the occupations of local resident workers with local workers, Occupation data indicates whether an economy draws on the skills offered by its own residents or relies on a different set of skills imported from elsewhere in the region.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

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Local resident workers occupations
City of Mandurah 20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2006 to 2011
Managers2,5659.212.22,0039.512.5+562
Professionals3,68913.319.92,57812.218.6+1,111
Technicians and Trades Workers5,63020.316.74,54621.616.4+1,084
Community and Personal Service Workers3,01010.99.41,8588.88.9+1,152
Clerical and Administrative Workers3,41912.314.42,53812.014.5+881
Sales Workers2,95210.68.62,49211.89.4+460
Machinery Operators And Drivers2,77410.07.61,9849.47.3+790
Labourers3,27011.89.72,69812.810.9+572
Inadequately described or not stated4211.51.53911.91.6+30

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

Local resident workers occupations, 2011
Local resident workers occupations, 2011 Managers, Western Australia: 12.2% Professionals, Western Australia: 19.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Western Australia: 16.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Western Australia: 9.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Western Australia: 14.4% Sales Workers, Western Australia: 8.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Western Australia: 7.6% Labourers, Western Australia: 9.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Western Australia: 1.5% Managers, City of Mandurah: 9.2% Professionals, City of Mandurah: 13.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Mandurah: 20.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Mandurah: 10.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Mandurah: 12.3% Sales Workers, City of Mandurah: 10.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Mandurah: 10.0% Labourers, City of Mandurah: 11.8% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Mandurah: 1.5%
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 occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, City of Mandurah: +562 Professionals, City of Mandurah: +1,111 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Mandurah: +1,084 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Mandurah: +1,152 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Mandurah: +881 Sales Workers, City of Mandurah: +460 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Mandurah: +790 Labourers, City of Mandurah: +572 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Mandurah: +30
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

An analysis of the jobs held by the local resident workers in City of Mandurah in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (5,630 people or 20.3%)
  • Professionals (3,689 people or 13.3%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (3,419 people or 12.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 12,738 people in total or 45.9% of the local resident workers.

In comparison, Western Australia employed 16.7% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 19.9% in Professionals; and 14.4% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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 as Technicians and Trades Workers (20.3% compared to 16.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (10.0% compared to 7.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers employed as Professionals (13.3% compared to 19.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers employed as Managers (9.2% compared to 12.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local resident workers in City of Mandurah increased by 6,642 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,152 local resident workers)
  • Professionals (+1,111 local resident workers)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+1,084 local resident workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+881 local resident workers)

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