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Employment by industry (Total)

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In the City of Mandurah, Health Care and Social Assistance is the largest employer, generating 4,294 local jobs in 2016/17.

Employment (total) is the most accurate and up to date measure of the total number of people employed in the City of Mandurah. The statistics are modelled by NIEIR to correct for the known undercount of jobs recorded in the Census. They estimate the total number of persons employed in an industry sector (full-time and part-time) in City of Mandurah regardless of where they live. They are updated annually.

By comparing the number of jobs in each industry sector to a regional benchmark, you can clearly see the structure of City of Mandurah's economy. This can be done by directly comparing the area to its benchmark, or by using a location quotient to look at the relative size of industries.

Estimated total employment by industry should not be considered as a "Full-Time Equivalent" measure as different industries will have different ratios of part-time and full time employees. Full-time employment by industry statistics are also available.

To see how employment is distributed across the area, see the Employment locations section and to see where people come from to work in these industries, these data should be viewed in conjunction with Workers place of residence by industry data.

More granular sub-categories for each industry sector are available in the Employment by industry (Census) counts. While Census figures undercount employment they do provide a more detailed picture of the specific industries operating in the area.

NOTE: Detailed notes about how the figures are derived can be found in the specific topic notes section.

National Economics (NIEIR) - Modelled series

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Employment (total) by industry
City of Mandurah2016/172011/12Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2011/12 to 2016/17
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1610.62.72000.92.8-39
Mining790.36.9720.37.4+6
Manufacturing8373.46.39864.68.0-150
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1480.61.31480.71.4+1
Construction2,2299.010.21,6367.610.5+593
Wholesale Trade2781.12.83211.53.5-44
Retail Trade4,26717.29.64,05518.99.9+212
Accommodation and Food Services2,4339.86.82,1139.95.9+320
Transport, Postal and Warehousing7803.14.97613.64.9+19
Information Media and Telecommunications3531.41.22901.41.3+63
Financial and Insurance Services5732.32.33461.62.5+227
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5332.11.86212.91.8-88
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services8773.56.67023.37.4+175
Administrative and Support Services9163.73.38544.03.3+62
Public Administration and Safety1,2695.16.21,1335.36.2+136
Education and Training2,66210.79.32,22010.47.6+442
Health Care and Social Assistance4,29417.311.83,53916.510.0+755
Arts and Recreation Services7433.01.84392.01.6+304
Other Services1,3865.64.21,0094.74.1+376

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

NIEIR-ID data are adjusted each year, using updated employment estimates. Each release may change previous years’ figures.Learn more

Employment (total) by industry 2016/17
Employment (total) by industry 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Western Australia: 2.7% Mining, Western Australia: 6.9% Manufacturing, Western Australia: 6.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Western Australia: 1.3% Construction, Western Australia: 10.2% Wholesale Trade, Western Australia: 2.8% Retail Trade, Western Australia: 9.6% Accommodation and Food Services, Western Australia: 6.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Western Australia: 4.9% Information Media and Telecommunications, Western Australia: 1.2% Financial and Insurance Services, Western Australia: 2.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Western Australia: 1.8% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Western Australia: 6.6% Administrative and Support Services, Western Australia: 3.3% Public Administration and Safety, Western Australia: 6.2% Education and Training, Western Australia: 9.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Western Australia: 11.8% Arts and Recreation Services, Western Australia: 1.8% Other Services, Western Australia: 4.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Mandurah: 0.6% Mining, City of Mandurah: 0.3% Manufacturing, City of Mandurah: 3.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Mandurah: 0.6% Construction, City of Mandurah: 9.0% Wholesale Trade, City of Mandurah: 1.1% Retail Trade, City of Mandurah: 17.2% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Mandurah: 9.8% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Mandurah: 3.1% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Mandurah: 1.4% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Mandurah: 2.3% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Mandurah: 2.1% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Mandurah: 3.5% Administrative and Support Services, City of Mandurah: 3.7% Public Administration and Safety, City of Mandurah: 5.1% Education and Training, City of Mandurah: 10.7% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Mandurah: 17.3% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Mandurah: 3.0% Other Services, City of Mandurah: 5.6%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (total) by industry, 2011/12 to 2016/17
Change in employment (total) by industry, 2011/12 to 2016/17 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Mandurah: -39 Mining, City of Mandurah: +6 Manufacturing, City of Mandurah: -150 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Mandurah: +1 Construction, City of Mandurah: +593 Wholesale Trade, City of Mandurah: -44 Retail Trade, City of Mandurah: +212 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Mandurah: +320 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Mandurah: +19 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Mandurah: +63 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Mandurah: +227 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Mandurah: -88 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Mandurah: +175 Administrative and Support Services, City of Mandurah: +62 Public Administration and Safety, City of Mandurah: +136 Education and Training, City of Mandurah: +442 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Mandurah: +755 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Mandurah: +304 Other Services, City of Mandurah: +376
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the local workers in City of Mandurah in 2016/17 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (4,294 people or 17.3%)
  • Retail Trade (4,267 people or 17.2%)
  • Education and Training (2,662 people or 10.7%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 11,222 people in total or 45.2% of the local workers.

In comparison, Western Australia employed 11.8% in Health Care and Social Assistance; 9.6% in Retail Trade; and 9.3% in Education and Training.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Retail Trade (17.2% compared to 9.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (17.3% compared to 11.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Mining (0.3% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed in Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (3.5% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the City of Mandurah increased by 3,371 between 2011/12 and 2016/17.

The largest changes in the jobs held by local workers between 2011/12 and 2016/17 in the City of Mandurah were for those employed in:

  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+755 local workers)
  • Construction (+593 local workers)
  • Education and Training (+442 local workers)
  • Other Services (+376 local workers)

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