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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (All industries) 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 the 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers occupations
City of Albany 20162011Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste ServicesNumber%. Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services2011 - 2016
Managers2,01612.66.12,05113.610.0-35
Professionals2,55816.011.72,34115.65.5+217
Technicians and Trades Workers2,55215.935.22,42216.135.5+130
Community and Personal Service Workers2,10113.101,74411.60+357
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,78511.214.51,81512.116.5-30
Sales Workers1,62310.101,55210.33.0+71
Machinery Operators And Drivers1,1006.914.51,0376.914.5+63
Labourers2,01312.612.31,88012.515.0+133
Inadequately described or not stated2541.65.61891.30+65
Total Persons16,002100.0100.015,031100.0100.0+971

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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers in the 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 (All industries).

In comparison, the Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services workforce in the City of Albany employed 11.7% in Professionals; 35.2% in Technicians and Trades Workers and 0% in Community and Personal Service Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (All industries) of the City of Albany and Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (15.9% compared to 35.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (6.9% compared to 14.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Managers (12.6% compared to 6.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Professionals (16.0% compared to 11.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (All industries) in the City of Albany increased by 971 between 2011 and 2016.

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

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

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