City of Mandurah
Resident workers - Occupations of employment
There are more resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) community and personal service 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 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.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence
|Resident workers occupations|
|City of Mandurah||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Western Australia%||Number||%||Western Australia%||2011 to 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||146||4.0||4.1||141||5.1||4.4||+5||27000||P|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||1,565||42.7||31.2||1,200||43.8||30.8||+365||28000||P|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||558||15.2||14.5||409||14.9||15.2||+149||29000||P|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||22||0.6||0.8||11||0.4||0.9||+11||31000||P|
|Inadequately described or not stated||17||0.5||0.6||17||0.6||0.8||0||33000||P|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) in City of Mandurah in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Community and Personal Service Workers (1,565 people or 42.7%)
- Professionals (1,019 people or 27.8%)
- Clerical and Administrative Workers (558 people or 15.2%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,142 people in total or 85.7% of the resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance).
In comparison, Western Australia employed 31.2% in Community and Personal Service Workers; 39.3% in Professionals; and 14.5% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) of the City of Mandurah and Western Australia were:
- A larger percentage of resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (42.7% compared to 31.2%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) employed as Professionals (27.8% compared to 39.3%)
The number of people in the resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance)] in City of Mandurah increased by 925 between 2011 and 2016.
The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers (Health Care and Social Assistance) between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Mandurah were for those employed as:
- Community and Personal Service Workers (+365 people)
- Professionals (+313 people)
- Clerical and Administrative Workers (+149 people)
- Managers (+55 people)