City of Mandurah

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) Professionals 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
Managers998.811.21049.610.4-5
Professionals39535.152.438535.451.7+10
Technicians and Trades Workers20318.012.418416.912.7+19
Community and Personal Service Workers131.20.430.30.3+10
Clerical and Administrative Workers29926.618.733430.720.6-35
Sales Workers252.21.5222.01.2+3
Machinery Operators And Drivers262.30.9121.10.7+14
Labourers504.41.8292.71.3+21
Inadequately described or not stated161.40.8161.51.0--
Total Persons1,126100.0100.01,089100.0100.0+37

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:

  • Professionals (395 people or 35.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (299 people or 26.6%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (203 people or 18.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 897 people in total or 79.6% of the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services).

In comparison, Western Australia employed 52.4% in Professionals; 18.7% in Clerical and Administrative Workers and 12.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) of the City of Mandurah and Western Australia were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Professionals (35.1% compared to 52.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (26.6% compared to 18.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (18.0% compared to 12.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Labourers (4.4% compared to 1.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) in the City of Mandurah increased by 37 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:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-35 persons)
  • Labourers (+21 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+19 persons)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+14 persons)

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