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Circular Head Council area

Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local labour force labourers in Circular Head Council area 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
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Occupations
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Number%Greater Hobart%Number%Greater Hobart%2006 to 2011
Managers80021.911.487923.311.5-79
Professionals3058.422.42637.021.6+42
Technicians and Trades Workers44812.313.844711.913.9+1
Community and Personal Service Workers2928.011.52205.810.6+72
Clerical and Administrative Workers3138.616.13218.516.1-8
Sales Workers2436.79.92175.810.3+26
Machinery Operators And Drivers37910.44.638510.25.0-6
Labourers81022.28.897025.89.5-160
Inadequately described or not stated611.71.5631.71.5-2

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, Greater Hobart: 11.4% Professionals, Greater Hobart: 22.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Greater Hobart: 13.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Greater Hobart: 11.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Greater Hobart: 16.1% Sales Workers, Greater Hobart: 9.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Greater Hobart: 4.6% Labourers, Greater Hobart: 8.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Greater Hobart: 1.5% Managers, Circular Head Council area: 21.9% Professionals, Circular Head Council area: 8.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Circular Head Council area: 12.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Circular Head Council area: 8.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Circular Head Council area: 8.6% Sales Workers, Circular Head Council area: 6.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Circular Head Council area: 10.4% Labourers, Circular Head Council area: 22.2% Inadequately described or not stated, Circular Head Council area: 1.7%
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, Circular Head Council area: -79 Professionals, Circular Head Council area: +42 Technicians and Trades Workers, Circular Head Council area: +1 Community and Personal Service Workers, Circular Head Council area: +72 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Circular Head Council area: -8 Sales Workers, Circular Head Council area: +26 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Circular Head Council area: -6 Labourers, Circular Head Council area: -160 Inadequately described or not stated, Circular Head Council area: -2
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 Circular Head Council area in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (810 people or 22.2%)
  • Managers (800 people or 21.9%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (448 people or 12.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,058 people in total or 56.4% of the local labour force.

In comparison, Greater Hobart employed 8.8% in Labourers; 11.4% in Managers; and 13.8% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of Circular Head Council area and Greater Hobart were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Labourers (22.2% compared to 8.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Managers (21.9% compared to 11.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Professionals (8.4% compared to 22.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (8.6% compared to 16.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local labour force in Circular Head Council area decreased by 114 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Labourers (-160 local labour force)
  • Managers (-79 local labour force)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+72 local labour force)

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