City of Mandurah

Characteristics of the unemployed

10.9% of the resident workforce of the City of Mandurah were unemployed in 2016, compared to 7.8% in Western Australia.

The local unemployed resident includes all people who are residents in the local area who are looking for part-time or full-time work. This is an important resource for the local economy, their characteristics inform us about the skills that are available locally, even if they are not currently employed in the local economy.

For an overview of unemployment levels and trends in the City of Mandurah go to the Unemployment page.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2011 – by usual residence

Current benchmark:
Resident workers key statistics
City of Mandurah20162011change
Namenumber%. % Western Australianumber%. % Western Australia2011 to 2016
Key statistics
Total persons3,782100.0100.02,121100.0100.0+1,661
Unemployment rate--10.97.8--7.195.3+3.8%
Age structure
15 - 24 years1,22932.531.175335.51.8+476
25 - 54 years2,00152.955.31,11652.62.6+885
55 - 64 years48712.911.823311.00.4+254
65 years and over671.81.8291.40.1+38
Looking for
Full-time work2,46965.360.71,40666.33.0+1,063
Part-time work1,32235.039.372134.02.0+601
Bachelor or higher degree2526.717.31014.80.7+151
Advanced diploma or diploma3018.08.11185.60.3+183
Certificate level1,11629.523.055426.11.0+562
No qualifications1,97852.348.41,23858.42.7+740
Highest level of schooling
Year 121,55141.054.671733.82.4+834
Year 1163916.913.238118.00.7+258
Under Year 101,53340.530.297045.71.7+563
Education institute attending
Not Attending3,02880.174.61,76283.13.7+1,266
Secondary school2486.66.21115.20.3+137
Field of qualification
Natural and Physical Sciences300.82.0160.80.1+14
Information Technology601.61.9341.60.1+26
Engineering and Related Technologies39210.411.71436.70.4+249
Architecture and Building1704.53.7894.20.2+81
Agriculture, Environmental and Related Studies471.21.2170.80.1+30
Management and Commerce3388.910.81507.10.5+188
Society and Culture2306.16.21095.10.3+121
Creative Arts441.22.2261.20.1+18
Food, Hospitality and Personal Services1564.13.11155.40.2+41
Mixed Field Programmes120.
Other characteristics
Speaks a language other than English at home3399.024.81276.01.0+212
Arrived between 2011 to 9 Aug 20162767.312.6--------
Has internet access at home3,33888.386.91,71981.03.9+1,619
Has child care responsibilities (own or others)1,28534.030.970633.31.5+579

City of Mandurah

economic profile