City of Mandurah

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Retail 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%. Western AustraliaNumber%. Western Australia2011 - 2016
Managers51114.114.750514.816.6+6
Professionals742.04.1732.13.6+1
Technicians and Trades Workers1815.05.72015.96.0-20
Community and Personal Service Workers220.60.8250.71.0-3
Clerical and Administrative Workers2055.75.92427.17.1-37
Sales Workers2,09057.754.51,89155.452.1+199
Machinery Operators And Drivers1433.93.91243.63.9+19
Labourers38010.59.93359.89.1+45
Inadequately described or not stated150.40.5200.60.6-5
Total Persons3,621100.0100.03,416100.0100.0+205

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 (2,090 people or 57.7%)
  • Managers (511 people or 14.1%)
  • Labourers (380 people or 10.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,981 people in total or 82.3% of the resident workers (Retail Trade).

In comparison, Western Australia employed 54.5% in Sales Workers; 14.7% in Managers and 9.9% in Labourers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Retail Trade) of the City of Mandurah and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) employed as Sales Workers (57.7% compared to 54.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) employed as Professionals (2.0% compared to 4.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (5.0% compared to 5.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Retail Trade) employed as Labourers (10.5% compared to 9.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (Retail Trade) in the City of Mandurah increased by 205 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 (+199 persons)
  • Labourers (+45 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-37 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-20 persons)

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