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Cradle Coast Region

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within the Cradle Coast Region, the workforce has a similar proportion of Managers and Professionals compared to Circular Head Council area.

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 Cradle Coast Region will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Cradle Coast Region;
  • 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 Cradle Coast Region, 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
Cradle Coast Region - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Circular Head Council area %Number%Circular Head Council area %2006 to 2011
Managers5,39013.322.65,55313.924.3-163
Professionals5,86114.58.65,29813.27.6+563
Technicians and Trades Workers6,43615.912.46,21515.511.4+221
Community and Personal Service Workers4,37410.87.63,8359.66.0+539
Clerical and Administrative Workers4,98812.38.95,01412.58.5-26
Sales Workers4,07610.17.13,9079.86.0+169
Machinery Operators And Drivers3,4978.69.83,8269.69.8-329
Labourers5,50313.622.16,14015.325.3-637
Inadequately described or not stated3350.80.82640.71.1+71

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, Circular Head Council area: 22.6% Professionals, Circular Head Council area: 8.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Circular Head Council area: 12.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Circular Head Council area: 7.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Circular Head Council area: 8.9% Sales Workers, Circular Head Council area: 7.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Circular Head Council area: 9.8% Labourers, Circular Head Council area: 22.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Circular Head Council area: 0.8% Managers, Cradle Coast Region: 13.3% Professionals, Cradle Coast Region: 14.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Cradle Coast Region: 15.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Cradle Coast Region: 10.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cradle Coast Region: 12.3% Sales Workers, Cradle Coast Region: 10.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cradle Coast Region: 8.6% Labourers, Cradle Coast Region: 13.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Cradle Coast Region: 0.8%
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 workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: -163 Professionals, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: +563 Technicians and Trades Workers, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: +221 Community and Personal Service Workers, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: +539 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: -26 Sales Workers, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: +169 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: -329 Labourers, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: -637 Inadequately described or not stated, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: +71
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 Cradle Coast Region in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (6,436 local workers or 15.9%)
  • Professionals (5,861 local workers or 14.5%)
  • Labourers (5,503 local workers or 13.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 17,800 people in total or 44.0% of the local workers .

In comparison, Circular Head Council area employed 12.4% as Technicians and Trades Workers; 8.6% as Professionals; and 22.1% as Labourers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the in the Cradle Coast Region and Circular Head Council area were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (14.5% compared to 8.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (15.9% compared to 12.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Managers (13.3% compared to 22.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (13.6% compared to 22.1%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in the Cradle Coast Region between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Labourers (-637 local workers)
  • Professionals (+563 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+539 local workers)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-329 local workers)

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