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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in the City of Albany 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 Albany'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
City of Albany 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2011 to 2016
Managers2,01612.612.02,05113.612.2-35
Professionals2,55816.020.52,34115.619.9+217
Technicians and Trades Workers2,55215.916.22,42216.116.7+130
Community and Personal Service Workers2,10113.110.61,74411.69.4+357
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,78511.213.01,81512.114.4-30
Sales Workers1,62310.18.81,55210.38.6+71
Machinery Operators And Drivers1,1006.97.51,0376.97.6+63
Labourers2,01312.69.71,88012.59.7+133
Inadequately described or not stated2541.61.71891.31.5+65

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, Western Australia : 12.0% Professionals, Western Australia : 20.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Western Australia : 16.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Western Australia : 10.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Western Australia : 13.0% Sales Workers, Western Australia : 8.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Western Australia : 7.5% Labourers, Western Australia : 9.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Western Australia : 1.7% Managers, City of Albany - All industries: 12.6% Professionals, City of Albany - All industries: 16.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Albany - All industries: 15.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Albany - All industries: 13.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Albany - All industries: 11.2% Sales Workers, City of Albany - All industries: 10.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Albany - All industries: 6.9% Labourers, City of Albany - All industries: 12.6% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Albany - All industries: 1.6%
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, City of Albany - All industries: -35 Professionals, City of Albany - All industries: +217 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Albany - All industries: +130 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Albany - All industries: +357 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Albany - All industries: -30 Sales Workers, City of Albany - All industries: +71 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Albany - All industries: +63 Labourers, City of Albany - All industries: +133 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Albany - All industries: +65
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 City of Albany in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (2,558 people or 16.0%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (2,552 people or 15.9%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (2,101 people or 13.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 7,211 people in total or 45.0% of the resident workers .

In comparison, Western Australia employed 20.5% in Professionals; 16.2% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 10.6% in Community and Personal Service Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (12.6% compared to 9.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (13.1% compared to 10.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (16.0% compared to 20.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.2% compared to 13.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in City of Albany increased by 971 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Albany were for those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+357 people)
  • Professionals (+217 people)
  • Labourers (+133 people)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+130 people)

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