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Waratah-Wynyard Council area

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within Waratah-Wynyard 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
Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2006 to 2011
Managers49614.312.548815.413.1+8
Professionals3419.818.732410.217.9+17
Technicians and Trades Workers67119.314.954217.114.6+129
Community and Personal Service Workers41111.811.234610.910.0+65
Clerical and Administrative Workers3379.714.02808.814.4+57
Sales Workers3289.49.932810.310.00
Machinery Operators And Drivers40811.76.633210.47.0+76
Labourers45513.111.352016.412.2-65
Inadequately described or not stated330.90.9180.60.7+15

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, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 14.3% Professionals, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 9.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 19.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 11.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 9.7% Sales Workers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 9.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 11.7% Labourers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 13.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Waratah-Wynyard Council area: 0.9%
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, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: +8 Professionals, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: +17 Technicians and Trades Workers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: +129 Community and Personal Service Workers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: +65 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: +57 Sales Workers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: 0 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: +76 Labourers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: -65 Inadequately described or not stated, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: +15
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 Waratah-Wynyard Council area in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (671 local workers or 19.3%)
  • Managers (496 local workers or 14.3%)
  • Labourers (455 local workers or 13.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,622 people in total or 46.6% of the local workers .

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

The major differences between the jobs held by the in Waratah-Wynyard Council area and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (11.7% compared to 6.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (19.3% compared to 14.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (9.8% compared to 18.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (9.7% compared to 14.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in Waratah-Wynyard Council area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+129 local workers)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+76 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+65 local workers)
  • Labourers (-65 local workers)

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