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Waratah-Wynyard Council area

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more male resident workers technicians and trades workers in Waratah-Wynyard Council area 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
Waratah-Wynyard Council area - Males20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Tasmania%Number%Tasmania%2011 to 2016
Managers41414.815.444114.615.7-27
Professionals27810.015.430010.015.1-22
Technicians and Trades Workers71425.622.685028.223.9-136
Community and Personal Service Workers1525.56.51505.05.9+2
Clerical and Administrative Workers1154.16.01133.76.1+2
Sales Workers1655.97.01515.06.6+14
Machinery Operators And Drivers45716.411.653717.811.9-80
Labourers42515.213.442914.213.0-4
Inadequately described or not stated682.42.0441.51.7+24

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, Tasmania : 15.4% Professionals, Tasmania : 15.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Tasmania : 22.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Tasmania : 6.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Tasmania : 6.0% Sales Workers, Tasmania : 7.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Tasmania : 11.6% Labourers, Tasmania : 13.4% Inadequately described or not stated, Tasmania : 2.0% Managers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: 14.8% Professionals, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: 10.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: 25.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: 5.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: 4.1% Sales Workers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: 5.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: 16.4% Labourers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: 15.2% Inadequately described or not stated, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: 2.4%
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, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: -27 Professionals, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: -22 Technicians and Trades Workers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: -136 Community and Personal Service Workers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: +2 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: +2 Sales Workers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: +14 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: -80 Labourers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: -4 Inadequately described or not stated, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: +24
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 male resident workers in Waratah-Wynyard Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (714 people or 25.6%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (457 people or 16.4%)
  • Labourers (425 people or 15.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,596 people in total or 57.2% of the male resident workers .

In comparison, Tasmania employed 22.6% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 11.6% in Machinery Operators And Drivers; and 13.4% in Labourers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the male resident workers of Waratah-Wynyard Council area and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of male resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (16.4% compared to 11.6%)
  • A larger percentage of male resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (25.6% compared to 22.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of male resident workers employed as Professionals (10.0% compared to 15.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of male resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (4.1% compared to 6.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the male resident workers ] in Waratah-Wynyard Council area decreased by 227 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the male resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in Waratah-Wynyard Council area were for those employed as:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-136 males)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-80 males)

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