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Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local labour force technicians and trades workers in the City of Albany 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 Albany'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
City of Albany 20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Regional WA%Number%Regional WA%2006 to 2011
Managers2,04313.615.11,99214.217.2+51
Professionals2,35415.713.32,03214.512.4+322
Technicians and Trades Workers2,42016.118.92,21515.817.4+205
Community and Personal Service Workers1,74311.68.51,48610.68.1+257
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,81212.111.41,67412.010.9+138
Sales Workers1,55510.37.11,43310.27.7+122
Machinery Operators And Drivers1,0346.911.49496.810.0+85
Labourers1,88212.512.82,01014.414.5-128
Inadequately described or not stated1891.31.62041.51.8-15

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, Regional WA: 15.1% Professionals, Regional WA: 13.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Regional WA: 18.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Regional WA: 8.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Regional WA: 11.4% Sales Workers, Regional WA: 7.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Regional WA: 11.4% Labourers, Regional WA: 12.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Regional WA: 1.6% Managers, City of Albany: 13.6% Professionals, City of Albany: 15.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Albany: 16.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Albany: 11.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Albany: 12.1% Sales Workers, City of Albany: 10.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Albany: 6.9% Labourers, City of Albany: 12.5% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Albany: 1.3%
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, City of Albany: +51 Professionals, City of Albany: +322 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Albany: +205 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Albany: +257 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Albany: +138 Sales Workers, City of Albany: +122 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Albany: +85 Labourers, City of Albany: -128 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Albany: -15
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 City of Albany in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (2,420 people or 16.1%)
  • Professionals (2,354 people or 15.7%)
  • Managers (2,043 people or 13.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 6,817 people in total or 45.3% of the local labour force.

In comparison, Regional WA employed 18.9% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 13.3% in Professionals; and 15.1% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of the City of Albany and Regional WA were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Sales Workers (10.3% compared to 7.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (11.6% compared to 8.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (6.9% compared to 11.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (16.1% compared to 18.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local labour force in City of Albany increased by 1,037 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+322 local labour force)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+257 local labour force)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+205 local labour force)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+138 local labour force)

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