City of Mandurah

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) 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
Managers7612.813.36210.413.4+14
Professionals325.49.0233.97.6+9
Technicians and Trades Workers172.95.5254.26.0-8
Community and Personal Service Workers101.71.461.01.3+4
Clerical and Administrative Workers13522.722.013021.823.2+5
Sales Workers28648.140.729950.239.9-13
Machinery Operators And Drivers172.92.7274.53.0-10
Labourers142.44.1213.54.3-7
Inadequately described or not stated71.21.230.51.3+4
Total Persons594100.0100.0596100.0100.0-2

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 (286 people or 48.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (135 people or 22.7%)
  • Managers (76 people or 12.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 497 people in total or 83.7% of the resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services).

In comparison, Western Australia employed 40.7% in Sales Workers; 22.0% in Clerical and Administrative Workers and 13.3% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) of the City of Mandurah and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) employed as Sales Workers (48.1% compared to 40.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) employed as Professionals (5.4% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (2.9% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) employed as Labourers (2.4% compared to 4.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) in the City of Mandurah decreased by 2 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:

  • Managers (+14 persons)
  • Sales Workers (-13 persons)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-10 persons)
  • Professionals (+9 persons)

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