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Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local labour force professionals in Adelaide Hills Council 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 Adelaide Hills Council'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 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

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Local resident workers occupations
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Occupations
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Number%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2006 to 2011
Managers3,25116.012.63,13415.813.4+117
Professionals5,69928.119.65,34026.918.4+359
Technicians and Trades Workers2,75113.614.12,66113.414.2+90
Community and Personal Service Workers1,8799.310.51,7268.79.4+153
Clerical and Administrative Workers2,67513.214.42,71613.714.5-41
Sales Workers1,5587.79.61,6308.29.6-72
Machinery Operators And Drivers7633.86.47713.96.4-8
Labourers1,4707.211.11,6418.312.5-171
Inadequately described or not stated2491.21.62201.11.5+29

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local resident workers occupations, 2011
Local resident workers occupations, 2011 Managers, South Australia: 12.6% Professionals, South Australia: 19.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, South Australia: 14.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, South Australia: 10.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, South Australia: 14.4% Sales Workers, South Australia: 9.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, South Australia: 6.4% Labourers, South Australia: 11.1% Inadequately described or not stated, South Australia: 1.6% Managers, Adelaide Hills Council: 16.0% Professionals, Adelaide Hills Council: 28.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Adelaide Hills Council: 13.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Adelaide Hills Council: 9.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Adelaide Hills Council: 13.2% Sales Workers, Adelaide Hills Council: 7.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Adelaide Hills Council: 3.8% Labourers, Adelaide Hills Council: 7.2% Inadequately described or not stated, Adelaide Hills Council: 1.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, Adelaide Hills Council: +117 Professionals, Adelaide Hills Council: +359 Technicians and Trades Workers, Adelaide Hills Council: +90 Community and Personal Service Workers, Adelaide Hills Council: +153 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Adelaide Hills Council: -41 Sales Workers, Adelaide Hills Council: -72 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Adelaide Hills Council: -8 Labourers, Adelaide Hills Council: -171 Inadequately described or not stated, Adelaide Hills Council: +29
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the local labour force in Adelaide Hills Council in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (5,699 people or 28.1%)
  • Managers (3,251 people or 16.0%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (2,751 people or 13.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 11,701 people in total or 57.7% of the local labour force.

In comparison, South Australia employed 19.6% in Professionals; 12.6% in Managers; and 14.1% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of Adelaide Hills Council and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Professionals (28.1% compared to 19.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Managers (16.0% compared to 12.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Labourers (7.2% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (3.8% compared to 6.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local labour force in Adelaide Hills Council increased by 456 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of the local labour force between 2006 and 2011 in Adelaide Hills Council were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+359 local labour force)
  • Labourers (-171 local labour force)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+153 local labour force)
  • Managers (+117 local labour force)

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