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Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within the City of Albany, the workforce has a similar proportion of Managers and Professionals compared to Western Australia.

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 worers in City of Albany will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in City of Albany;
  • The age of the workforce;
  • The skill and qualification level required to enter an industry; and
  • The working and social aspirations of the population.

For a complete local workers analysis for City of Albany, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

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Local workers occupations
City of Albany - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
Managers1,81814.412.31,79514.712.8+23
Professionals2,32618.420.12,00716.419.1+319
Technicians and Trades Workers1,75213.916.91,74014.216.3+12
Community and Personal Service Workers1,61812.89.41,41511.68.8+203
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,75413.914.51,67813.714.9+76
Sales Workers1,42211.28.61,39811.49.5+24
Machinery Operators And Drivers6575.27.77205.97.1-63
Labourers1,2349.89.71,41611.610.6-182
Inadequately described or not stated650.50.9760.60.8-11

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

Local workers occupations, 2011
Local workers occupations, 2011 Managers, Western Australia: 12.3% Professionals, Western Australia: 20.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Western Australia: 16.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Western Australia: 9.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Western Australia: 14.5% Sales Workers, Western Australia: 8.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Western Australia: 7.7% Labourers, Western Australia: 9.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Western Australia: 0.9% Managers, City of Albany: 14.4% Professionals, City of Albany: 18.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Albany: 13.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Albany: 12.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Albany: 13.9% Sales Workers, City of Albany: 11.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Albany: 5.2% Labourers, City of Albany: 9.8% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Albany: 0.5%
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 workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, City of Albany - All industries: +23 Professionals, City of Albany - All industries: +319 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Albany - All industries: +12 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Albany - All industries: +203 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Albany - All industries: +76 Sales Workers, City of Albany - All industries: +24 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Albany - All industries: -63 Labourers, City of Albany - All industries: -182 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Albany - All industries: -11
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 in City of Albany in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (2,326 local workers or 18.4%)
  • Managers (1,818 local workers or 14.4%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,754 local workers or 13.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 5,898 people in total or 46.6% of the local workers .

In comparison, Western Australia employed 20.1% as Professionals; 12.3% as Managers; and 14.5% as Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the in the City of Albany and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (12.8% compared to 9.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (11.2% compared to 8.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (13.9% compared to 16.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (5.2% compared to 7.7%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in the City of Albany between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Professionals (+319 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+203 local workers)
  • Labourers (-182 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+76 local workers)

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