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Cradle Coast Region

Local workers - Occupations - Mining

Within the Cradle Coast Region, the Mining workforce has a similar proportion of Managers and Professionals compared to Tasmania.

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
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Occupations
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Number%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2006 to 2011
Managers855.77.3817.97.9+4
Professionals15410.39.3959.310.0+59
Technicians and Trades Workers39426.525.023322.723.3+161
Community and Personal Service Workers00.00.2202.01.1-20
Clerical and Administrative Workers654.44.9494.85.4+16
Sales Workers60.40.100.00.0+6
Machinery Operators And Drivers69546.747.250749.546.3+188
Labourers694.64.5373.65.4+32
Inadequately described or not stated211.41.430.30.5+18

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, Tasmania: 7.3% Professionals, Tasmania: 9.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Tasmania: 25.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Tasmania: 0.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Tasmania: 4.9% Sales Workers, Tasmania: 0.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Tasmania: 47.2% Labourers, Tasmania: 4.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Tasmania: 1.4% Managers, Cradle Coast Region: 5.7% Professionals, Cradle Coast Region: 10.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Cradle Coast Region: 26.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Cradle Coast Region: 0.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cradle Coast Region: 4.4% Sales Workers, Cradle Coast Region: 0.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cradle Coast Region: 46.7% Labourers, Cradle Coast Region: 4.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Cradle Coast Region: 1.4%
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 - Mining: +4 Professionals, Cradle Coast Region - Mining: +59 Technicians and Trades Workers, Cradle Coast Region - Mining: +161 Community and Personal Service Workers, Cradle Coast Region - Mining: -20 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cradle Coast Region - Mining: +16 Sales Workers, Cradle Coast Region - Mining: +6 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cradle Coast Region - Mining: +188 Labourers, Cradle Coast Region - Mining: +32 Inadequately described or not stated, Cradle Coast Region - Mining: +18
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 Mining in Cradle Coast Region in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (695 local workers or 46.7%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (394 local workers or 26.5%)
  • Professionals (154 local workers or 10.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,243 people in total or 83.5% of the Mining local workers .

In comparison, Tasmania employed 47.2% as Machinery Operators And Drivers; 25.0% as Technicians and Trades Workers; and 9.3% as Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the Mining in the Cradle Coast Region and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (26.5% compared to 25.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (10.3% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Managers (5.7% compared to 7.3%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+188 local workers)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+161 local workers)
  • Professionals (+59 local workers)
  • Labourers (+32 local workers)

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