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Circular Head Council area

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (All industries) Labourers in the Circular Head 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 the Circular Head Council area'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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers occupations
Circular Head Council area 20162011Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. TasmaniaNumber%. Tasmania2011 - 2016
Managers75821.012.280422.112.4-46
Professionals2837.918.82958.118.5-12
Technicians and Trades Workers40911.314.046112.614.8-52
Community and Personal Service Workers3158.712.42877.911.1+28
Clerical and Administrative Workers3068.513.03048.313.8+2
Sales Workers2486.99.92466.79.7+2
Machinery Operators And Drivers3399.46.437610.36.7-37
Labourers87224.211.681522.411.3+57
Inadequately described or not stated742.11.7581.61.5+16
Total Persons3,604100.0100.03,646100.0100.0-42

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

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers in the Circular Head Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (872 people or 24.2%)
  • Managers (758 people or 21.0%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (409 people or 11.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,039 people in total or 56.6% of the resident workers (All industries).

In comparison, Tasmania employed 11.6% in Labourers; 12.2% in Managers and 14.0% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (All industries) of the Circular Head Council area and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Labourers (24.2% compared to 11.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Professionals (7.9% compared to 18.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Managers (21.0% compared to 12.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (8.5% compared to 13.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (All industries) in the Circular Head Council area decreased by 42 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the Circular Head Council area were those employed as:

  • Labourers (+57 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-52 persons)
  • Managers (-46 persons)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-37 persons)

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