Alpine Shire

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Alpine Shire

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

In Alpine Shire, 18.8% of workers were Managers, compared to 23.2% in Victoria.

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 Alpine Shire will be influenced by factors including:

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

Data source

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, Alpine Shire 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
Alpine Shire - All industries 20162011Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2011 - 2016
Technicians and Trades Workers67414.613.171015.113.8-36
Community and Personal Service Workers52511.410.649610.59.3+29
Clerical and Administrative Workers4229.113.34299.114.4-7
Sales Workers47410.39.750110.69.7-27
Machinery Operators And Drivers3247.05.83166.76.1+8
Inadequately described or not stated671.51.7761.62.2-9
Total Persons4,613100.0100.04,706100.0100.0-93

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id informed decisions

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the All industries workforce in Alpine Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (866 local workers or 18.8%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (674 local workers or 14.6%)
  • Professionals (635 local workers or 13.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,175 people in total or 47.1% of the All industries local workers.

In comparison, Victoria employed 13.5% as Managers; 13.1% as Technicians and Trades Workers and 23.2% as Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in Alpine Shire and Victoria were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (13.8% compared to 23.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (18.8% compared to 13.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (13.6% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (9.1% compared to 13.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce in Alpine Shire between 2011 and 2016 were those employed as:

  • Managers (-62 local workers)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-36 local workers)
  • Labourers (+35 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+29 local workers)

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