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Local workers - Occupations - Manufacturing

Within the Cradle Coast Region, the Manufacturing 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
Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2006 to 2011
Managers53810.611.55719.510.7-33
Professionals2424.86.02684.55.7-26
Technicians and Trades Workers1,46228.729.61,62927.128.3-167
Community and Personal Service Workers531.01.6480.81.0+5
Clerical and Administrative Workers4138.17.54557.67.5-42
Sales Workers1763.55.61212.05.0+55
Machinery Operators And Drivers74214.615.11,15719.216.8-415
Labourers1,38427.221.91,69528.224.0-311
Inadequately described or not stated841.61.3701.21.0+14

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: 11.5% Professionals, Tasmania: 6.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Tasmania: 29.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Tasmania: 1.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Tasmania: 7.5% Sales Workers, Tasmania: 5.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Tasmania: 15.1% Labourers, Tasmania: 21.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Tasmania: 1.3% Managers, Cradle Coast Region: 10.6% Professionals, Cradle Coast Region: 4.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Cradle Coast Region: 28.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Cradle Coast Region: 1.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cradle Coast Region: 8.1% Sales Workers, Cradle Coast Region: 3.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cradle Coast Region: 14.6% Labourers, Cradle Coast Region: 27.2% 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 workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: -33 Professionals, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: -26 Technicians and Trades Workers, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: -167 Community and Personal Service Workers, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: +5 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: -42 Sales Workers, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: +55 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: -415 Labourers, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: -311 Inadequately described or not stated, Cradle Coast Region - Manufacturing: +14
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 Manufacturing in Cradle Coast Region in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,462 local workers or 28.7%)
  • Labourers (1,384 local workers or 27.2%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (742 local workers or 14.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,588 people in total or 70.4% of the Manufacturing local workers .

In comparison, Tasmania employed 29.6% as Technicians and Trades Workers; 21.9% as Labourers; and 15.1% as Machinery Operators And Drivers.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (27.2% compared to 21.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (3.5% compared to 5.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (4.8% compared to 6.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-415 local workers)
  • Labourers (-311 local workers)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-167 local workers)
  • Sales Workers (+55 local workers)

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