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Local workers - Occupations - Construction

Within the City of Albany, the Construction workforce has a similar proportion of Managers and Professionals compared to the Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services workforce.

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 workers in City of Albany will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in City of Albany;
  • 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 City of Albany, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, City of Albany in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

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Local workers occupations
City of Albany - Construction20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services %Number%Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services %2011 to 2016
Managers11810.18.51039.49.4+15
Professionals201.712.2272.57.9-7
Technicians and Trades Workers59050.335.153048.537.7+60
Community and Personal Service Workers------30.3----
Clerical and Administrative Workers14612.412.212311.318.3+23
Sales Workers151.31.6131.2--+2
Machinery Operators And Drivers13911.816.013112.013.6+8
Labourers14212.19.615213.913.1-10
Inadequately described or not stated30.34.8111.0---8

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

Local workers occupations, 2016
Local workers occupations, 2016 Managers, Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 8.5% Professionals, Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 12.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 35.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 12.2% Sales Workers, Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 1.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 16.0% Labourers, Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 9.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services: 4.8% Managers, Construction: 10.1% Professionals, Construction: 1.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Construction: 50.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Construction: 12.4% Sales Workers, Construction: 1.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Construction: 11.8% Labourers, Construction: 12.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Construction: 0.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local workers occupations, 2011 to 2016
Change in local workers occupations, 2011 to 2016 Managers, City of Albany - Construction: +15 Professionals, City of Albany - Construction: -7 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Albany - Construction: +60 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Albany - Construction: +23 Sales Workers, City of Albany - Construction: +2 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Albany - Construction: +8 Labourers, City of Albany - Construction: -10 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Albany - Construction: -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 Construction workforce in City of Albany in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (590 local workers or 50.3%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (146 local workers or 12.4%)
  • Labourers (142 local workers or 12.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 878 people in total or 74.8% of the Construction local workers .

In comparison, the Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services workforce within City of Albany employed 35.1% as Technicians and Trades Workers; 12.2% as Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 9.6% as Labourers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the Construction workforce in the City of Albany and the Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services workforce were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (50.3% compared to 35.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (1.7% compared to 12.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Inadequately described or not stated (0.3% compared to 4.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (11.8% compared to 16.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the Construction in the City of Albany workforce between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+60 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+23 local workers)
  • Managers (+15 local workers)
  • Labourers (-10 local workers)

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