City of Mandurah
Resident workers - Occupations of employment
There are more female resident workers clerical and administrative 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 - Females||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Western Australia%||Number||%||Western Australia%||2011 to 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||827||5.6||5.2||749||5.9||5.2||+78||27000||P|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||2,949||20.1||16.4||2,385||18.8||14.8||+564||28000||P|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||2,950||20.1||21.8||2,854||22.5||24.9||+96||29000||P|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||334||2.3||1.7||246||1.9||1.8||+88||31000||P|
|Inadequately described or not stated||203||1.4||1.3||136||1.1||1.2||+67||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 female resident workers in City of Mandurah in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Clerical and Administrative Workers (2,950 people or 20.1%)
- Community and Personal Service Workers (2,949 people or 20.1%)
- Professionals (2,744 people or 18.7%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 8,643 people in total or 58.8% of the female resident workers .
In comparison, Western Australia employed 21.8% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; 16.4% in Community and Personal Service Workers; and 24.4% in Professionals.
The major differences between the jobs held by the female resident workers of the City of Mandurah and Western Australia were:
- A larger percentage of female resident workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (20.1% compared to 16.4%)
- A larger percentage of female resident workers employed as Sales Workers (15.3% compared to 12.2%)
- A smaller percentage of female resident workers employed as Professionals (18.7% compared to 24.4%)
- A smaller percentage of female resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (20.1% compared to 21.8%)
The number of people in the female resident workers ] in City of Mandurah increased by 2,044 between 2011 and 2016.
The largest changes in the occupations of the female resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Mandurah were for those employed as:
- Professionals (+602 females)
- Community and Personal Service Workers (+564 females)
- Managers (+212 females)
- Labourers (+212 females)