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Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale, the workforce has a similar proportion of Managers and Professionals compared to Western Australia.

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 Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale;
  • 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 Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale, 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
Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Western Australia %Number%Western Australia %2006 to 2011
Managers49315.612.350118.912.8-8
Professionals35111.120.12499.419.1+102
Technicians and Trades Workers53717.016.943016.316.3+107
Community and Personal Service Workers36511.59.42368.98.8+129
Clerical and Administrative Workers41813.214.532112.114.9+97
Sales Workers1835.88.61455.59.5+38
Machinery Operators And Drivers2838.97.728510.87.1-2
Labourers51016.19.745117.010.6+59
Inadequately described or not stated240.80.9281.10.8-4

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, Western Australia: 12.3% Professionals, Western Australia: 20.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Western Australia: 16.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Western Australia: 9.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Western Australia: 14.5% Sales Workers, Western Australia: 8.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Western Australia: 7.7% Labourers, Western Australia: 9.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Western Australia: 0.9% Managers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 15.6% Professionals, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 11.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 17.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 11.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 13.2% Sales Workers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 5.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 8.9% Labourers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 16.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale: 0.8%
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, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: -8 Professionals, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: +102 Technicians and Trades Workers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: +107 Community and Personal Service Workers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: +129 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: +97 Sales Workers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: +38 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: -2 Labourers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: +59 Inadequately described or not stated, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: -4
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 Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (537 local workers or 17.0%)
  • Labourers (510 local workers or 16.1%)
  • Managers (493 local workers or 15.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,540 people in total or 48.7% of the local workers .

In comparison, Western Australia employed 16.9% as Technicians and Trades Workers; 9.7% as Labourers; and 12.3% as Managers.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (16.1% compared to 9.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (15.6% compared to 12.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (11.1% compared to 20.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (5.8% compared to 8.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in the Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+129 local workers)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+107 local workers)
  • Professionals (+102 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+97 local workers)

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