In the City of Mandurah, 17.3% of workers were Professionals, compared to 39.9% in Health Care and Social Assistance.
Occupation is a key component for evaluating the socio-economic status of the local workers and the skills required to work in each industry sector.
The occupations of the local workers in the City of Mandurah will be influenced by factors including:
- The economic base and employment opportunities available in the City of Mandurah;
- The age of the workforce;
- The skill and qualification level required to enter an industry; and
- The working and social aspirations of the population.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work
|Local workers occupations|
|City of Mandurah - All industries||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Health Care and Social Assistance||Number||%||Health Care and Social Assistance||2011 - 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||2,928||13.7||3.7||2,651||14.3||4.3||+277|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||3,434||16.1||39.9||2,800||15.1||42.7||+634|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||2,617||12.3||14.0||2,515||13.5||13.9||+102|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||979||4.6||0.6||800||4.3||0.3||+179|
|Inadequately described or not stated||284||1.3||0.4||249||1.3||0.6||+35|
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An analysis of the jobs held by the All industries workforce in the City of Mandurah in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Professionals (3,689 local workers or 17.3%)
- Community and Personal Service Workers (3,434 local workers or 16.1%)
- Sales Workers (3,190 local workers or 15.0%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 10,313 people in total or 48.4% of the All industries local workers.
In comparison, the Health Care and Social Assistance workforce in the City of Mandurah employed 32.3% as Professionals; 39.9% as Community and Personal Service Workers and 0.8% as Sales Workers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in the City of Mandurah and Health Care and Social Assistance were:
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (16.1% compared to 39.9%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (17.3% compared to 32.3%)
- A larger percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (15.0% compared to 0.8%)
- A larger percentage of local workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (13.7% compared to 3.7%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce in the City of Mandurah between 2011 and 2016 were those employed as:
- Professionals (+814 local workers)
- Community and Personal Service Workers (+634 local workers)
- Technicians and Trades Workers (+277 local workers)
- Sales Workers (+249 local workers)