Shire of Beverley

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Shire of Beverley

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (All industries) Managers in the Shire of Beverley 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 Shire of Beverley'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 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

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Resident workers occupations
Shire of Beverley 20212016Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. Western AustraliaNumber%. Western Australia2016 - 2021
Managers17026.012.317426.012.0-4
Professionals7411.322.0649.620.5+10
Technicians and Trades Workers7411.315.310716.016.2-33
Community and Personal Service Workers578.711.8619.110.6-4
Clerical and Administrative Workers609.212.17010.513.0-10
Sales Workers314.77.8395.88.8-8
Machinery Operators And Drivers7611.67.77811.77.5-2
Labourers9214.19.47110.69.7+21
Inadequately described or not stated192.91.740.61.7+15
Total Persons653100.0100.0668100.0100.0-15

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and 2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers in the Shire of Beverley in 2021shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (170 people or 26.0%)
  • Labourers (92 people or 14.1%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (76 people or 11.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 338 people in total or 51.7% of the resident workers (All industries).

In comparison, Western Australia employed 12.3% in Managers; 9.4% in Labourers and 7.7% in Machinery Operators And Drivers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (All industries) of the Shire of Beverley and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Managers (26.0% compared to 12.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Professionals (11.3% compared to 22.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Labourers (14.1% compared to 9.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (11.6% compared to 7.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (All industries) in the Shire of Beverley decreased by 15 between 2016 and 2021.

The largest change in the occupations of the resident workers between 2016 and 2021 in the Shire of Beverley were those employed as:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-33 persons)
  • Labourers (+21 persons)
  • Inadequately described or not stated (+15 persons)
  • Professionals (+10 persons)

Shire of Beverley

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