City of Mandurah

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) 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.

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
Managers555.28.8606.49.0-5
Professionals696.59.4747.912.8-5
Technicians and Trades Workers14613.810.510211.011.1+44
Community and Personal Service Workers676.38.3899.69.0-22
Clerical and Administrative Workers12011.313.89910.614.4+21
Sales Workers151.42.0283.02.2-13
Machinery Operators And Drivers444.23.7424.53.3+2
Labourers52649.742.543446.637.5+92
Inadequately described or not stated171.61.030.30.7+14
Total Persons1,059100.0100.0931100.0100.0+128

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:

  • Labourers (526 people or 49.7%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (146 people or 13.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (120 people or 11.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 792 people in total or 74.8% of the resident workers (Administrative and Support Services).

In comparison, Western Australia employed 42.5% in Labourers; 10.5% in Technicians and Trades Workers and 13.8% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) employed as Labourers (49.7% compared to 42.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) employed as Managers (5.2% compared to 8.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (13.8% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) employed as Professionals (6.5% compared to 9.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (Administrative and Support Services) in the City of Mandurah increased by 128 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 (+92 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+44 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (-22 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+21 persons)

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