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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers labourers in the Cradle Coast Region 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 Cradle Coast Region'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.

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

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Resident workers occupations
Cradle Coast Region 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services%Number%Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services%2011 to 2016
Managers5,46412.35.65,83712.78.7-373
Professionals6,03413.66.96,23313.65.1-199
Technicians and Trades Workers6,69315.16.07,61416.63.6-921
Community and Personal Service Workers5,32912.0--4,96110.8--+368
Clerical and Administrative Workers4,96211.219.35,25311.520.8-291
Sales Workers4,50910.251.14,3589.555.9+151
Machinery Operators And Drivers3,8278.64.94,2599.31.3-432
Labourers6,70715.13.16,58014.44.0+127
Inadequately described or not stated8141.83.17281.60.6+86

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

Resident workers occupations, 2016
Resident workers occupations, 2016 Managers, Cradle Coast Region - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services : 5.6% Professionals, Cradle Coast Region - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services : 6.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Cradle Coast Region - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services : 6.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cradle Coast Region - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services : 19.3% Sales Workers, Cradle Coast Region - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services : 51.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cradle Coast Region - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services : 4.9% Labourers, Cradle Coast Region - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services : 3.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Cradle Coast Region - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services : 3.1% Managers, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: 12.3% Professionals, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: 13.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: 15.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: 12.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: 11.2% Sales Workers, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: 10.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: 8.6% Labourers, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: 15.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: 1.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016 Managers, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: -373 Professionals, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: -199 Technicians and Trades Workers, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: -921 Community and Personal Service Workers, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: +368 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: -291 Sales Workers, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: +151 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: -432 Labourers, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: +127 Inadequately described or not stated, Cradle Coast Region - All industries: +86
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 resident workers in Cradle Coast Region in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (6,707 people or 15.1%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (6,693 people or 15.1%)
  • Professionals (6,034 people or 13.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 19,434 people in total or 43.8% of the resident workers .

In comparison, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services employed 3.1% in Labourers; 6.0% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 6.9% in Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of the Cradle Coast Region and Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (12.0% compared to 0.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (15.1% compared to 3.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (15.1% compared to 6.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Sales Workers (10.2% compared to 51.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Cradle Coast Region decreased by 1,484 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the Cradle Coast Region were for those employed as:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-921 people)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-432 people)
  • Managers (-373 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+368 people)

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