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Resident workers - Industry

Construction employs more of the City of Mandurah’s resident workforce 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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers industry of employment
City of Mandurah 20162011Change
Industry
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Number%Regional WA%Number%Regional WA%2011 to 2016
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2420.89.11880.78.9+54
Mining2,8719.211.11,9767.111.2+895
Manufacturing2,1506.95.33,08011.17.2-930
Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services3751.21.33151.11.3+60
Construction3,75412.19.23,80713.710.9-53
Wholesale Trade5201.72.06022.22.5-82
Retail Trade3,62111.78.73,40112.39.1+220
Accommodation and Food Services2,1837.06.41,9517.06.2+232
Transport, Postal and Warehousing1,1193.64.79543.44.8+165
Information Media and Telecommunications2670.90.52420.90.6+25
Financial and Insurance Services4721.51.14311.61.2+41
Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services5851.91.45922.11.5-7
Professional, Scientific and Technical Services1,1233.63.31,0773.93.2+46
Administrative and Support Services1,0653.43.19253.32.7+140
Public Administration and Safety1,5615.05.71,3785.05.8+183
Education and Training2,6528.58.32,1047.67.6+548
Health Care and Social Assistance3,64911.79.62,7349.98.4+915
Arts and Recreation Services3851.21.13171.10.7+68
Other Services1,1453.73.91,0443.83.9+101
Industry not classified1,3194.24.26152.22.3+704

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers industry of employment, 2016
Resident workers industry of employment, 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, Regional WA: 9.1% Mining, Regional WA: 11.1% Manufacturing, Regional WA: 5.3% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, Regional WA: 1.3% Construction, Regional WA: 9.2% Wholesale Trade, Regional WA: 2.0% Retail Trade, Regional WA: 8.7% Accommodation and Food Services, Regional WA: 6.4% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, Regional WA: 4.7% Information Media and Telecommunications, Regional WA: 0.5% Financial and Insurance Services, Regional WA: 1.1% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, Regional WA: 1.4% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, Regional WA: 3.3% Administrative and Support Services, Regional WA: 3.1% Public Administration and Safety, Regional WA: 5.7% Education and Training, Regional WA: 8.3% Health Care and Social Assistance, Regional WA: 9.6% Arts and Recreation Services, Regional WA: 1.1% Other Services, Regional WA: 3.9% Industry not classified, Regional WA: 4.2% Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Mandurah: 0.8% Mining, City of Mandurah: 9.2% Manufacturing, City of Mandurah: 6.9% Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Mandurah: 1.2% Construction, City of Mandurah: 12.1% Wholesale Trade, City of Mandurah: 1.7% Retail Trade, City of Mandurah: 11.7% Accommodation and Food Services, City of Mandurah: 7.0% Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Mandurah: 3.6% Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Mandurah: 0.9% Financial and Insurance Services, City of Mandurah: 1.5% Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Mandurah: 1.9% Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Mandurah: 3.6% Administrative and Support Services, City of Mandurah: 3.4% Public Administration and Safety, City of Mandurah: 5.0% Education and Training, City of Mandurah: 8.5% Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Mandurah: 11.7% Arts and Recreation Services, City of Mandurah: 1.2% Other Services, City of Mandurah: 3.7% Industry not classified, City of Mandurah: 4.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers industry of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers industry of employment, 2011 to 2016 Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing, City of Mandurah: +54 Mining, City of Mandurah: +895 Manufacturing, City of Mandurah: -930 Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services, City of Mandurah: +60 Construction, City of Mandurah: -53 Wholesale Trade, City of Mandurah: -82 Retail Trade, City of Mandurah: +220 Accommodation and Food Services, City of Mandurah: +232 Transport, Postal and Warehousing, City of Mandurah: +165 Information Media and Telecommunications, City of Mandurah: +25 Financial and Insurance Services, City of Mandurah: +41 Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services, City of Mandurah: -7 Professional, Scientific and Technical Services, City of Mandurah: +46 Administrative and Support Services, City of Mandurah: +140 Public Administration and Safety, City of Mandurah: +183 Education and Training, City of Mandurah: +548 Health Care and Social Assistance, City of Mandurah: +915 Arts and Recreation Services, City of Mandurah: +68 Other Services, City of Mandurah: +101 Industry not classified, City of Mandurah: +704
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the jobs held by the resident workforce in City of Mandurah in 2016 shows the three most popular industry sectors were:

  • Construction (3,754 people or 12.1%)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (3,649 people or 11.7%)
  • Retail Trade (3,621 people or 11.7%)

In combination these three industries employed 11,024 people in total or 35.5% of the total resident workforce.

In comparison, Regional WA employed 9.2% in Construction; 9.6% in Health Care and Social Assistance; and 8.7% in Retail Trade.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workforce of the City of Mandurah and Regional WA were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Retail Trade (11.7% compared to 8.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Construction (12.1% compared to 9.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workforce employed in Health Care and Social Assistance (11.7% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workforce employed in Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing (0.8% compared to 9.1%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the resident workforce between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Mandurah were for those employed in:

  • Manufacturing (-930 resident workforce)
  • Health Care and Social Assistance (+915 resident workforce)
  • Mining (+895 resident workforce)
  • Industry not classified (+704 resident workforce)

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