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Employment by industry (FTE)

In the City of Mandurah, Retail Trade is the largest employer, generating 3,440 FTE jobs in 2017/18.

Full-time equivalent (FTE) employment is modelled by NIEIR and takes into account differences in hours worked between industry sectors. It is a measure that allows direct comparison of employment between industries in the City of Mandurah.

Typically, industries such as Retail Trade and Accommodation and Food Services, which employ many part-time workers, have lower FTE employment than total employment.

FTE employment is calculated directly by dividing the total hours worked in each industry by 38. By comparing the number of full-time equivalent 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.

FTE employment should be viewed in conjunction with Employment by industry (Total) and Employment by industry (Census), for a full understanding of the industry breakdown in the area. Worker productivity data shows the value of a worker in each industry to the local economy. Employment locations shows where employment is taking place in each industry sector.

NOTE: FTE employment is derived from Census data but has been corrected for the known undercount of employment in the Census. 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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Full-time equivalent employment by industry sector
City of Mandurah2017/182012/13Change
Industry
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%Regional WA%Number%Regional WA%2012/13 to 2017/18
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing1330.711.3980.69.8+35
Mining1120.623.81020.626.0+10
Manufacturing6543.45.78635.36.1-209
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services1600.81.51761.11.4-17
Construction2,26211.910.61,4879.215.0+775
Wholesale Trade2361.22.12861.82.0-51
Retail Trade3,44018.05.82,89017.95.9+550
Accommodation and Food Services1,6648.75.11,3648.44.1+301
Transport, Postal and Warehousing6913.64.46343.94.4+57
Information Media and Telecommunications2011.10.52071.30.6-6
Financial and Insurance Services4842.50.92681.70.8+216
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services4492.41.55523.41.3-104
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services7303.83.26414.02.6+89
Administrative and Support Services6983.72.56994.32.2-1
Public Administration and Safety9665.14.58605.33.8+107
Education and Training1,8279.65.51,5079.34.5+320
Health Care and Social Assistance2,95615.56.92,35914.65.7+598
Arts and Recreation Services4202.21.12751.70.6+145
Other Services1,0015.23.18925.53.3+109

Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018. Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id , the population experts.

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Employment (FTE) 2017/18
Employment (FTE) 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional WA: 11.3% Mining, Regional WA: 23.8% Manufacturing, Regional WA: 5.7% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional WA: 1.5% Construction, Regional WA: 10.6% Wholesale Trade, Regional WA: 2.1% Retail Trade, Regional WA: 5.8% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional WA: 5.1% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional WA: 4.4% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional WA: 0.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional WA: 0.9% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional WA: 1.5% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional WA: 3.2% Administrative and Support Services, Regional WA: 2.5% Public Administration and Safety, Regional WA: 4.5% Education and Training, Regional WA: 5.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional WA: 6.9% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional WA: 1.1% Other Services, Regional WA: 3.1% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Mandurah: 0.7% Mining, City of Mandurah: 0.6% Manufacturing, City of Mandurah: 3.4% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Mandurah: 0.8% Construction, City of Mandurah: 11.9% Wholesale Trade, City of Mandurah: 1.2% Retail Trade, City of Mandurah: 18.0% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Mandurah: 8.7% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Mandurah: 3.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Mandurah: 1.1% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Mandurah: 2.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Mandurah: 2.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Mandurah: 3.8% Administrative and Support Services, City of Mandurah: 3.7% Public Administration and Safety, City of Mandurah: 5.1% Education and Training, City of Mandurah: 9.6% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Mandurah: 15.5% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Mandurah: 2.2% Other Services, City of Mandurah: 5.2%
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts
Change in employment (FTE), 2012/13 to 2017/18
Change in employment (FTE), 2012/13 to 2017/18 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Mandurah: +35 Mining, City of Mandurah: +10 Manufacturing, City of Mandurah: -209 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Mandurah: -17 Construction, City of Mandurah: +775 Wholesale Trade, City of Mandurah: -51 Retail Trade, City of Mandurah: +550 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Mandurah: +301 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Mandurah: +57 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Mandurah: -6 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Mandurah: +216 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Mandurah: -104 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Mandurah: +89 Administrative and Support Services, City of Mandurah: -1 Public Administration and Safety, City of Mandurah: +107 Education and Training, City of Mandurah: +320 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Mandurah: +598 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Mandurah: +145 Other Services, City of Mandurah: +109
Source: National Institute of Economic and Industry Research (NIEIR) ©2018
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id the population experts

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers in City of Mandurah in 2017/18 shows the three largest industries were:

  • Retail Trade (3,440 full-time equivalent local workers or 18.0%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (2,956 full-time equivalent local workers or 15.5%)
  • Construction (2,262 full-time equivalent local workers or 11.9%)

In combination these three industries accounted for 8,658 people in total or 45.4% of local workers.

In comparison, Regional WA employed 5.8% in Retail Trade; 6.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 10.6% in Construction.

The major differences between the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers of the City of Mandurah and Regional WA were:

  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Retail Trade (18.0% compared to 5.8%)
  • A larger percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (15.5% compared to 6.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Mining (0.6% compared to 23.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of full-time equivalent local workers employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.7% compared to 11.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of local workers in the full-time equivalent work in the City of Mandurah increased by 2,926 between 2012/13 and 2017/18.

The largest changes in the jobs held by the full-time equivalent local workers between 2012/13 and 2017/18 in the City of Mandurah were for those employed in:

  • Construction (+775 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+598 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Retail Trade (+550 full-time equivalent local workers)
  • Education and Training (+320 full-time equivalent local workers)

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