City of Mandurah
Resident workers - Occupations of employment
There are more male resident workers technicians and trades 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 - Males||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Western Australia%||Number||%||Western Australia%||2011 to 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||5,280||32.3||25.7||4,878||32.4||26.2||+402||27000||P|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||801||4.9||5.6||620||4.1||4.9||+181||28000||P|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||631||3.9||5.4||566||3.8||5.7||+65||29000||P|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||2,832||17.3||12.4||2,527||16.8||12.5||+305||31000||P|
|Inadequately described or not stated||318||1.9||1.9||288||1.9||1.7||+30||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 male resident workers in City of Mandurah in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Technicians and Trades Workers (5,280 people or 32.3%)
- Machinery Operators And Drivers (2,832 people or 17.3%)
- Labourers (2,181 people or 13.3%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 10,293 people in total or 63.0% of the male resident workers .
In comparison, Western Australia employed 25.7% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 12.4% in Machinery Operators And Drivers; and 11.5% in Labourers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the male resident workers of the City of Mandurah and Western Australia were:
- A larger percentage of male resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (32.3% compared to 25.7%)
- A larger percentage of male resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (17.3% compared to 12.4%)
- A smaller percentage of male resident workers employed as Professionals (9.9% compared to 17.1%)
- A smaller percentage of male resident workers employed as Managers (10.4% compared to 14.4%)
The number of people in the male resident workers ] in City of Mandurah increased by 1,274 between 2011 and 2016.
The largest changes in the occupations of the male resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Mandurah were for those employed as:
- Technicians and Trades Workers (+402 males)
- Machinery Operators And Drivers (+305 males)
- Community and Personal Service Workers (+181 males)
- Sales Workers (+160 males)