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Murchison Area

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within Murchison 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
Murchison Area - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Tasmania %Number%Tasmania %2006 to 2011
Managers1,66816.912.51,75918.413.1-91
Professionals9489.618.78579.017.9+91
Technicians and Trades Workers1,64316.614.91,43015.014.6+213
Community and Personal Service Workers9219.311.28148.510.0+107
Clerical and Administrative Workers8849.014.08128.514.4+72
Sales Workers7167.39.96847.210.0+32
Machinery Operators And Drivers1,32413.46.61,12911.87.0+195
Labourers1,67116.911.31,96120.512.2-290
Inadequately described or not stated951.00.9981.00.7-3

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, Murchison Area: 16.9% Professionals, Murchison Area: 9.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Murchison Area: 16.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Murchison Area: 9.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Murchison Area: 9.0% Sales Workers, Murchison Area: 7.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Murchison Area: 13.4% Labourers, Murchison Area: 16.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Murchison Area: 1.0%
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, Murchison Area - All industries: -91 Professionals, Murchison Area - All industries: +91 Technicians and Trades Workers, Murchison Area - All industries: +213 Community and Personal Service Workers, Murchison Area - All industries: +107 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Murchison Area - All industries: +72 Sales Workers, Murchison Area - All industries: +32 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Murchison Area - All industries: +195 Labourers, Murchison Area - All industries: -290 Inadequately described or not stated, Murchison Area - All industries: -3
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 Murchison Area in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (1,671 local workers or 16.9%)
  • Managers (1,668 local workers or 16.9%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,643 local workers or 16.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,982 people in total or 50.5% of the local workers .

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

The major differences between the jobs held by the in Murchison Area and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (13.4% compared to 6.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (16.9% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (9.6% compared to 18.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (9.0% compared to 14.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in Murchison Area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Labourers (-290 local workers)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+213 local workers)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+195 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+107 local workers)

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