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Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local labour force technicians and trades workers in Cardinia Shire 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 Cardinia Shire'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
Cardinia Shire 20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2006 to 2011
Managers4,52012.513.23,76313.813.5+757
Professionals5,04413.922.33,60013.220.8+1,444
Technicians and Trades Workers6,89319.013.95,08918.714.0+1,804
Community and Personal Service Workers3,2579.09.32,1658.08.4+1,092
Clerical and Administrative Workers5,26414.514.43,76113.814.8+1,503
Sales Workers3,5349.79.72,6169.610.1+918
Machinery Operators And Drivers3,1298.66.12,5089.26.6+621
Labourers3,89310.79.03,21411.89.9+679
Inadequately described or not stated7242.02.24881.82.0+236

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, Victoria: 13.2% Professionals, Victoria: 22.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Victoria: 13.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Victoria: 9.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Victoria: 14.4% Sales Workers, Victoria: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Victoria: 6.1% Labourers, Victoria: 9.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Victoria: 2.2% Managers, Cardinia Shire: 12.5% Professionals, Cardinia Shire: 13.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Cardinia Shire: 19.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Cardinia Shire: 9.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cardinia Shire: 14.5% Sales Workers, Cardinia Shire: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cardinia Shire: 8.6% Labourers, Cardinia Shire: 10.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Cardinia Shire: 2.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
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Change in local resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, Cardinia Shire: +757 Professionals, Cardinia Shire: +1,444 Technicians and Trades Workers, Cardinia Shire: +1,804 Community and Personal Service Workers, Cardinia Shire: +1,092 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cardinia Shire: +1,503 Sales Workers, Cardinia Shire: +918 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cardinia Shire: +621 Labourers, Cardinia Shire: +679 Inadequately described or not stated, Cardinia Shire: +236
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 Cardinia Shire in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (6,893 people or 19.0%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (5,264 people or 14.5%)
  • Professionals (5,044 people or 13.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 17,201 people in total or 47.4% of the local labour force.

In comparison, Victoria employed 13.9% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 14.4% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 22.3% in Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of Cardinia Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (19.0% compared to 13.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (8.6% compared to 6.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Labourers (10.7% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Professionals (13.9% compared to 22.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local labour force in Cardinia Shire increased by 9,054 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+1,804 local labour force)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+1,503 local labour force)
  • Professionals (+1,444 local labour force)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,092 local labour force)

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