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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in Adelaide Hills Council 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 Adelaide Hills Council'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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers occupations
Adelaide Hills Council 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2011 to 2016
Managers3,14916.112.63,24016.012.6-91
Professionals5,60028.720.35,70428.119.6-104
Technicians and Trades Workers2,52412.913.42,75313.614.1-229
Community and Personal Service Workers2,00610.312.01,8609.210.5+146
Clerical and Administrative Workers2,38012.213.32,67613.214.4-296
Sales Workers1,4497.49.61,5627.79.6-113
Machinery Operators And Drivers7133.76.17563.76.4-43
Labourers1,4527.411.11,4837.311.1-31
Inadequately described or not stated2431.21.52511.21.6-8

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers occupations, 2016
Resident workers occupations, 2016 Managers, South Australia : 12.6% Professionals, South Australia : 20.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, South Australia : 13.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, South Australia : 12.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, South Australia : 13.3% Sales Workers, South Australia : 9.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, South Australia : 6.1% Labourers, South Australia : 11.1% Inadequately described or not stated, South Australia : 1.5% Managers, Adelaide Hills Council - All industries: 16.1% Professionals, Adelaide Hills Council - All industries: 28.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Adelaide Hills Council - All industries: 12.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Adelaide Hills Council - All industries: 10.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Adelaide Hills Council - All industries: 12.2% Sales Workers, Adelaide Hills Council - All industries: 7.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Adelaide Hills Council - All industries: 3.7% Labourers, Adelaide Hills Council - All industries: 7.4% Inadequately described or not stated, Adelaide Hills Council - All industries: 1.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016 Managers, Adelaide Hills Council - All industries: -91 Professionals, Adelaide Hills Council - All industries: -104 Technicians and Trades Workers, Adelaide Hills Council - All industries: -229 Community and Personal Service Workers, Adelaide Hills Council - All industries: +146 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Adelaide Hills Council - All industries: -296 Sales Workers, Adelaide Hills Council - All industries: -113 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Adelaide Hills Council - All industries: -43 Labourers, Adelaide Hills Council - All industries: -31 Inadequately described or not stated, Adelaide Hills Council - All industries: -8
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers in Adelaide Hills Council in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (5,600 people or 28.7%)
  • Managers (3,149 people or 16.1%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (2,524 people or 12.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 11,273 people in total or 57.8% of the resident workers .

In comparison, South Australia employed 20.3% in Professionals; 12.6% in Managers; and 13.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of Adelaide Hills Council and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (28.7% compared to 20.3%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (16.1% compared to 12.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (7.4% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (3.7% compared to 6.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Adelaide Hills Council decreased by 769 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in Adelaide Hills Council were for those employed as:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-296 people)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-229 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+146 people)
  • Sales Workers (-113 people)

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