City of Mandurah

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (All industries) 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 the 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers occupations
City of Mandurah 20162011Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. Transport, Postal and WarehousingNumber%. Transport, Postal and Warehousing2011 - 2016
Managers2,8249.17.52,5789.38.2+246
Professionals4,36114.13.23,68913.34.9+672
Technicians and Trades Workers6,10919.76.25,62820.35.8+481
Community and Personal Service Workers3,74712.13.13,00710.82.0+740
Clerical and Administrative Workers3,57811.520.53,42112.321.4+157
Sales Workers3,23110.43.62,95710.72.8+274
Machinery Operators And Drivers3,16610.249.72,77010.046.7+396
Labourers3,50211.35.33,26711.86.9+235
Inadequately described or not stated5151.70.84221.51.3+93
Total Persons31,033100.0100.027,739100.0100.0+3,294

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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers in the City of Mandurah in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (6,109 people or 19.7%)
  • Professionals (4,361 people or 14.1%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (3,747 people or 12.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 14,217 people in total or 45.8% of the resident workers (All industries).

In comparison, the Transport, Postal and Warehousing workforce in the City of Mandurah employed 6.2% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 3.2% in Professionals and 3.1% in Community and Personal Service Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (All industries) of the City of Mandurah and Transport, Postal and Warehousing were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (10.2% compared to 49.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (19.7% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Professionals (14.1% compared to 3.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.5% compared to 20.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (All industries) in the City of Mandurah increased by 3,294 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Mandurah were those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+740 persons)
  • Professionals (+672 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+481 persons)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+396 persons)

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