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King Island Council area

Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local labour force labourers in King Island 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
Managers20323.811.425527.911.5-52
Professionals718.322.4778.421.6-6
Technicians and Trades Workers10312.113.8788.513.9+25
Community and Personal Service Workers485.611.5333.610.6+15
Clerical and Administrative Workers809.416.1758.216.1+5
Sales Workers384.59.9424.610.3-4
Machinery Operators And Drivers526.14.6414.55.0+11
Labourers24328.58.829231.99.5-49
Inadequately described or not stated151.81.5212.31.5-6

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, King Island Council area: 23.8% Professionals, King Island Council area: 8.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, King Island Council area: 12.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, King Island Council area: 5.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, King Island Council area: 9.4% Sales Workers, King Island Council area: 4.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, King Island Council area: 6.1% Labourers, King Island Council area: 28.5% Inadequately described or not stated, King Island Council area: 1.8%
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, King Island Council area: -52 Professionals, King Island Council area: -6 Technicians and Trades Workers, King Island Council area: +25 Community and Personal Service Workers, King Island Council area: +15 Clerical and Administrative Workers, King Island Council area: +5 Sales Workers, King Island Council area: -4 Machinery Operators And Drivers, King Island Council area: +11 Labourers, King Island Council area: -49 Inadequately described or not stated, King Island Council area: -6
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 King Island Council area in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (243 people or 28.5%)
  • Managers (203 people or 23.8%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (103 people or 12.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 549 people in total or 64.4% 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 King Island Council area and Greater Hobart were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Labourers (28.5% compared to 8.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Managers (23.8% compared to 11.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Professionals (8.3% compared to 22.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (9.4% compared to 16.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local labour force in King Island Council area decreased by 61 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the occupations of the local labour force between 2006 and 2011 in King Island Council area was for those employed as:

  • Managers (-52 local labour force)

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