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King Island Council area

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within King Island Council area, the 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
King Island Council area - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2006 to 2011
Managers18426.012.520224.813.1-18
Professionals679.418.7658.017.9+2
Technicians and Trades Workers9012.714.9819.914.6+9
Community and Personal Service Workers486.811.2577.010.0-9
Clerical and Administrative Workers628.714.0769.314.4-14
Sales Workers365.19.9425.110.0-6
Machinery Operators And Drivers446.26.6394.87.0+5
Labourers16623.411.324229.712.2-76
Inadequately described or not stated121.70.9121.50.70

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: 12.5% Professionals, Tasmania: 18.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Tasmania: 14.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Tasmania: 11.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Tasmania: 14.0% Sales Workers, Tasmania: 9.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Tasmania: 6.6% Labourers, Tasmania: 11.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Tasmania: 0.9% Managers, King Island Council area: 26.0% Professionals, King Island Council area: 9.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, King Island Council area: 12.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, King Island Council area: 6.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, King Island Council area: 8.7% Sales Workers, King Island Council area: 5.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, King Island Council area: 6.2% Labourers, King Island Council area: 23.4% Inadequately described or not stated, King Island 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 workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, King Island Council area - All industries: -18 Professionals, King Island Council area - All industries: +2 Technicians and Trades Workers, King Island Council area - All industries: +9 Community and Personal Service Workers, King Island Council area - All industries: -9 Clerical and Administrative Workers, King Island Council area - All industries: -14 Sales Workers, King Island Council area - All industries: -6 Machinery Operators And Drivers, King Island Council area - All industries: +5 Labourers, King Island Council area - All industries: -76 Inadequately described or not stated, King Island Council area - All industries: 0
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 King Island Council area in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (184 local workers or 26.0%)
  • Labourers (166 local workers or 23.4%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (90 local workers or 12.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 440 people in total or 62.1% of the local workers .

In comparison, Tasmania employed 12.5% as Managers; 11.3% as Labourers; and 14.9% as Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the in King Island Council area and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (26.0% compared to 12.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (23.4% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (9.4% compared to 18.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (8.7% compared to 14.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in King Island Council area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Labourers (-76 local workers)
  • Managers (-18 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-14 local workers)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+9 local workers)

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