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Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local labour force technicians and trades workers in the Cradle Coast Region 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 Cradle Coast Region'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
Cradle Coast Region 20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Tasmania%Number%Tasmania%2006 to 2011
Managers5,81412.712.45,89413.512.8-80
Professionals6,22313.618.55,53812.717.5+685
Technicians and Trades Workers7,59816.614.87,03416.114.6+564
Community and Personal Service Workers4,94210.811.14,1199.410.0+823
Clerical and Administrative Workers5,28611.513.85,09711.614.0+189
Sales Workers4,3729.59.74,1729.59.9+200
Machinery Operators And Drivers4,2869.46.74,3049.87.1-18
Labourers6,56914.311.36,90915.812.5-340
Inadequately described or not stated7241.61.56941.61.5+30

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, Tasmania: 12.4% Professionals, Tasmania: 18.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Tasmania: 14.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Tasmania: 11.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Tasmania: 13.8% Sales Workers, Tasmania: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Tasmania: 6.7% Labourers, Tasmania: 11.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Tasmania: 1.5% Managers, Cradle Coast Region: 12.7% Professionals, Cradle Coast Region: 13.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Cradle Coast Region: 16.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Cradle Coast Region: 10.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cradle Coast Region: 11.5% Sales Workers, Cradle Coast Region: 9.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cradle Coast Region: 9.4% Labourers, Cradle Coast Region: 14.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Cradle Coast Region: 1.6%
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, Cradle Coast Region: -80 Professionals, Cradle Coast Region: +685 Technicians and Trades Workers, Cradle Coast Region: +564 Community and Personal Service Workers, Cradle Coast Region: +823 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cradle Coast Region: +189 Sales Workers, Cradle Coast Region: +200 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cradle Coast Region: -18 Labourers, Cradle Coast Region: -340 Inadequately described or not stated, Cradle Coast Region: +30
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 Cradle Coast Region in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (7,598 people or 16.6%)
  • Labourers (6,569 people or 14.3%)
  • Professionals (6,223 people or 13.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 20,390 people in total or 44.5% of the local labour force.

In comparison, Tasmania employed 14.8% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 11.3% in Labourers; and 18.5% in Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of the Cradle Coast Region and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Labourers (14.3% compared to 11.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (9.4% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Professionals (13.6% compared to 18.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.5% compared to 13.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local labour force in Cradle Coast Region increased by 2,053 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+823 local labour force)
  • Professionals (+685 local labour force)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+564 local labour force)
  • Labourers (-340 local labour force)

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