There are more resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) Labourers 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.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence
|Resident workers occupations|
|City of Mandurah||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Western Australia||Number||%||Western Australia||2011 - 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||21||8.7||6.6||20||11.3||5.8||+1|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||--||0||0.3||--||0||0.3||--|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||23||9.5||4.9||12||6.8||3.9||+11|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||17||7.0||5.6||4||2.3||3.4||+13|
|Inadequately described or not stated||8||3.3||1.0||4||2.3||0.7||+4|
An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers in the City of Mandurah in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Labourers (84 people or 34.7%)
- Managers (61 people or 25.2%)
- Clerical and Administrative Workers (23 people or 9.5%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 168 people in total or 69.4% of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing).
In comparison, Western Australia employed 23.5% in Labourers; 53.3% in Managers and 4.9% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) of the City of Mandurah and Western Australia were:
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) employed as Managers (25.2% compared to 53.3%)
- A larger percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) employed as Labourers (34.7% compared to 23.5%)
- A larger percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) employed as Professionals (8.7% compared to 3.5%)
- A larger percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (9.5% compared to 4.9%)
The number of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) in the City of Mandurah increased by 65 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:
- Labourers (+27 persons)
- Machinery Operators And Drivers (+13 persons)
- Professionals (+12 persons)
- Clerical and Administrative Workers (+11 persons)