City of Mandurah

Local workers - Key statistics

In the City of Mandurah 39.2% of the local workers are males and 60.8% are female.

The workforce is made up of all the people who are employed in the local area, regardless of where they live. Workforce statistics reveal how the characteristics of the workforce in the City of Mandurah vary between each industry sector and indicates specific industry sector workforce requirements and employment opportunities.

Access the detailed tables for further exploration of each characteristic.

NOTE: All tables in the workers section are based on Census employment data which differ from the NIEIR employment estimates. See data notes for more details.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

Please note: The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. the City of Mandurah currently subscribe to the “LITE” version of, which does not feature this extended dataset. In order to directly compare worker numbers between 2011 and 2016, it is recommended that the City of Mandurah subscribe to the FULL version of
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Local workers key statistics - All industry sectors
City of Mandurah2016
Namenumber%. Western Australia
Local workers
Total local workers (Census)21,305100.0100.0
Age structure
15 - 24 years4,04019.014.0
25 - 54 years12,96360.866.9
55 - 64 years3,35215.714.9
65 years and over9384.44.1
Top three industries
Retail trade3,68017.39.5
Health care and social assistance3,65117.111.7
Education and training2,45611.58.7
Top three occupations
Community and personal service workers3,43416.110.5
Sales workers3,19015.08.8
Hours worked
Full time10,21447.961.9
Part time10,69650.236.3
Bachelor or higher degree4,09919.227.4
Advanced diploma or diploma2,42511.410.8
Certificate level5,80927.325.4
No qualifications8,31739.033.6
Individual Income
Less than $5005,57426.216.8
$500 -$1,74912,85660.356.9
$1,750 or more2,56312.024.9
Method of Travel to Work
Public Transport4462.19.4
Walked only3401.62.8
Other Characteristics
Born overseas7,42534.938.6
Speaks a language other than English at home2,15610.118.3
Arrived between 2011 and 9th August 20161,7558.28.2

City of Mandurah

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