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Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local resident workers professionals in the City of Joondalup than any other occupation.

Occupations are a key component in evaluating the knowledge, experience and skill-levels that industry can draw upon locally. It should be viewed with other indicators, such as Age structure, Qualifications, and Income for a comprehensive analysis of City of Joondalup's local resident workers.

When comparing the occupations of local resident workers with local workers, Occupation data indicates whether an economy draws on the skills offered by its own residents or relies on a different set of skills imported from elsewhere in the region.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

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Local resident workers occupations
City of Joondalup 20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2006 to 2011
Managers10,06712.112.29,48711.712.5+580
Professionals18,18721.919.916,12219.818.6+2,065
Technicians and Trades Workers13,83516.716.713,91717.116.4-82
Community and Personal Service Workers8,2249.99.47,4939.28.9+731
Clerical and Administrative Workers13,94616.814.414,24917.514.5-303
Sales Workers8,34510.18.69,03811.19.4-693
Machinery Operators And Drivers3,5784.37.63,5784.47.30
Labourers5,8877.19.76,5338.010.9-646
Inadequately described or not stated9621.21.59651.21.6-3

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local resident workers occupations, 2011
Local resident workers occupations, 2011 Managers, Western Australia: 12.2% Professionals, Western Australia: 19.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Western Australia: 16.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Western Australia: 9.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Western Australia: 14.4% Sales Workers, Western Australia: 8.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Western Australia: 7.6% Labourers, Western Australia: 9.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Western Australia: 1.5% Managers, City of Joondalup: 12.1% Professionals, City of Joondalup: 21.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Joondalup: 16.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Joondalup: 9.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Joondalup: 16.8% Sales Workers, City of Joondalup: 10.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Joondalup: 4.3% Labourers, City of Joondalup: 7.1% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Joondalup: 1.2%
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 resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, City of Joondalup: +580 Professionals, City of Joondalup: +2,065 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Joondalup: -82 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Joondalup: +731 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Joondalup: -303 Sales Workers, City of Joondalup: -693 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Joondalup: 0 Labourers, City of Joondalup: -646 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Joondalup: -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 local resident workers in City of Joondalup in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (18,187 people or 21.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (13,946 people or 16.8%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (13,835 people or 16.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 45,968 people in total or 55.4% of the local resident workers.

In comparison, Western Australia employed 19.9% in Professionals; 14.4% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 16.7% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local resident workers of the City of Joondalup and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (16.8% compared to 14.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed as Professionals (21.9% compared to 19.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (4.3% compared to 7.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers employed as Labourers (7.1% compared to 9.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local resident workers in City of Joondalup increased by 1,649 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of the local resident workers between 2006 and 2011 in the City of Joondalup were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+2,065 local resident workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+731 local resident workers)
  • Sales Workers (-693 local resident workers)
  • Labourers (-646 local resident workers)

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