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Coastal Urban Economic Region

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Mining) machinery operators and drivers in Coastal Urban Economic 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
Coastal Urban Economic Region 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Arts and Recreation Services%Number%Arts and Recreation Services%2011 to 2016
Managers546.117.6544.911.90
Professionals707.816.4938.418.9-23
Technicians and Trades Workers28431.815.533430.016.8-50
Community and Personal Service Workers----25.830.322.5--
Clerical and Administrative Workers384.37.6353.113.9+3
Sales Workers----4.0----4.9--
Machinery Operators And Drivers40345.2--51846.61.2-115
Labourers343.813.1544.98.6-20
Inadequately described or not stated91.0--211.91.2-12

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, Coastal Urban Economic Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 17.6% Professionals, Coastal Urban Economic Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 16.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Coastal Urban Economic Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 15.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Coastal Urban Economic Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 25.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Coastal Urban Economic Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 7.6% Sales Workers, Coastal Urban Economic Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 4.0% Labourers, Coastal Urban Economic Region - Arts and Recreation Services : 13.1% Managers, Coastal Urban Economic Region - Mining: 6.1% Professionals, Coastal Urban Economic Region - Mining: 7.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Coastal Urban Economic Region - Mining: 31.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Coastal Urban Economic Region - Mining: 4.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Coastal Urban Economic Region - Mining: 45.2% Labourers, Coastal Urban Economic Region - Mining: 3.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Coastal Urban Economic Region - Mining: 1.0%
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, Coastal Urban Economic Region - Mining: 0 Professionals, Coastal Urban Economic Region - Mining: -23 Technicians and Trades Workers, Coastal Urban Economic Region - Mining: -50 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Coastal Urban Economic Region - Mining: +3 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Coastal Urban Economic Region - Mining: -115 Labourers, Coastal Urban Economic Region - Mining: -20 Inadequately described or not stated, Coastal Urban Economic Region - Mining: -12
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 (Mining) in Coastal Urban Economic Region in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (403 people or 45.2%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (284 people or 31.8%)
  • Professionals (70 people or 7.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 757 people in total or 84.8% of the resident workers (Mining).

In comparison, Arts and Recreation Services employed % in Machinery Operators And Drivers; 15.5% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 16.4% in Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Mining) of Coastal Urban Economic Region and Arts and Recreation Services were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Mining) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (45.2% compared to 0.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Mining) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (31.8% compared to 15.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Mining) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (0.0% compared to 25.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Mining) employed as Managers (6.1% compared to 17.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers (Mining)] in Coastal Urban Economic Region decreased by 220 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers (Mining) between 2011 and 2016 in Coastal Urban Economic Region were for those employed as:

  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-115 people)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-50 people)

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