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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Other Services) Technicians and Trades Workers in the Alpine Shire 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 Alpine Shire'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
Alpine Shire 20162011Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2011 - 2016
Technicians and Trades Workers9056.643.89660.045.9-6
Community and Personal Service Workers148.815.2127.512.8+2
Clerical and Administrative Workers159.410.5148.811.6+1
Sales Workers--02.1--01.8--
Machinery Operators And Drivers--01.642.51.7--
Inadequately described or not stated--00.7--01.1--
Total Persons159100.0100.0160100.0100.0-1

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 Alpine Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (90 people or 56.6%)
  • Labourers (20 people or 12.6%)
  • Professionals (15 people or 9.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 125 people in total or 78.6% of the resident workers (Other Services).

In comparison, Victoria employed 43.8% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 8.4% in Labourers and 9.1% in Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Other Services) of the Alpine Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Other Services) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (56.6% compared to 43.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Other Services) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (8.8% compared to 15.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Other Services) employed as Managers (3.1% compared to 8.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Other Services) employed as Labourers (12.6% compared to 8.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (Other Services) in the Alpine Shire decreased by 1 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Labourers (+6 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-6 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+2 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+1 persons)

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