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Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local resident workers technicians and trades workers in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale 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 Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale'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
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Occupations
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Number%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2006 to 2011
Managers1,05111.912.287513.712.5+176
Professionals1,03111.719.965710.318.6+374
Technicians and Trades Workers1,91721.816.71,38821.816.4+529
Community and Personal Service Workers7798.89.45298.38.9+250
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,38315.714.495915.114.5+424
Sales Workers6927.98.65007.99.4+192
Machinery Operators And Drivers97011.07.669811.07.3+272
Labourers8589.79.766010.410.9+198
Inadequately described or not stated1311.51.5991.61.6+32

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, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 11.9% Professionals, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 11.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 21.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 8.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 15.7% Sales Workers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 7.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 11.0% Labourers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 9.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 1.5%
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, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +176 Professionals, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +374 Technicians and Trades Workers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +529 Community and Personal Service Workers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +250 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +424 Sales Workers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +192 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +272 Labourers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +198 Inadequately described or not stated, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: +32
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 Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,917 people or 21.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,383 people or 15.7%)
  • Managers (1,051 people or 11.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,351 people in total or 49.4% of the local resident workers.

In comparison, Western Australia employed 16.7% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 14.4% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 12.2% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local resident workers of the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (21.8% compared to 16.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (11.0% compared to 7.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (15.7% compared to 14.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local resident workers employed as Professionals (11.7% compared to 19.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local resident workers in Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale increased by 2,447 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+529 local resident workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+424 local resident workers)
  • Professionals (+374 local resident workers)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+272 local resident workers)

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