City of Mandurah

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Wholesale Trade) Sales 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%. Agriculture, Forestry and FishingNumber%. Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing2011 - 2016
Managers9117.825.211619.138.4-25
Professionals5310.48.7355.85.1+18
Technicians and Trades Workers6913.58.76711.111.3+2
Community and Personal Service Workers--0030.50--
Clerical and Administrative Workers7414.59.510317.06.8-29
Sales Workers9819.22.914423.81.7-46
Machinery Operators And Drivers7414.57.08313.72.3-9
Labourers458.834.7487.932.2-3
Inadequately described or not stated71.43.371.22.3--
Total Persons511100.0100.0606100.0100.0-95

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:

  • Sales Workers (98 people or 19.2%)
  • Managers (91 people or 17.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (74 people or 14.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 263 people in total or 51.5% of the resident workers (Wholesale Trade).

In comparison, the Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing workforce in the City of Mandurah employed 2.9% in Sales Workers; 25.2% in Managers and 9.5% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) of the City of Mandurah and Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) employed as Labourers (8.8% compared to 34.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) employed as Sales Workers (19.2% compared to 2.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (14.5% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) employed as Managers (17.8% compared to 25.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) in the City of Mandurah decreased by 95 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:

  • Sales Workers (-46 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-29 persons)
  • Managers (-25 persons)
  • Professionals (+18 persons)

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