City of Mandurah

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Education and Training) 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
Managers1525.77.51356.46.8+17
Professionals1,43253.955.71,17255.557.1+260
Technicians and Trades Workers893.44.1914.34.4-2
Community and Personal Service Workers59422.419.242620.216.9+168
Clerical and Administrative Workers2248.48.71798.510.3+45
Sales Workers130.50.340.20.3+9
Machinery Operators And Drivers70.30.240.20.2+3
Labourers1325.03.7924.43.7+40
Inadequately described or not stated120.50.570.30.3+5
Total Persons2,655100.0100.02,110100.0100.0+545

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 (1,432 people or 53.9%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (594 people or 22.4%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (224 people or 8.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,250 people in total or 84.7% of the resident workers (Education and Training).

In comparison, Western Australia employed 55.7% in Professionals; 19.2% in Community and Personal Service Workers and 8.7% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (22.4% compared to 19.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) employed as Professionals (53.9% compared to 55.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) employed as Managers (5.7% compared to 7.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) employed as Labourers (5.0% compared to 3.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (Education and Training) in the City of Mandurah increased by 545 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:

  • Professionals (+260 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+168 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+45 persons)
  • Labourers (+40 persons)

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