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Circular Head Council area

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) Professionals 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%. Arts and Recreation ServicesNumber%. Arts and Recreation Services2011 - 2016
Managers88.4055.60+3
Professionals2526.327.32325.846.7+2
Technicians and Trades Workers77.445.51011.20-3
Community and Personal Service Workers2223.227.32224.720.0--
Clerical and Administrative Workers1920.001921.30--
Sales Workers--00--00--
Machinery Operators And Drivers55.3044.50+1
Labourers99.5066.733.3+3
Inadequately described or not stated--00--00--
Total Persons95100.0100.089100.0100.0+6

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:

  • Professionals (25 people or 26.3%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (22 people or 23.2%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (19 people or 20.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 66 people in total or 69.5% of the resident workers (Public Administration and Safety).

In comparison, the Arts and Recreation Services workforce in the Circular Head Council area employed 27.3% in Professionals; 27.3% in Community and Personal Service Workers and 0% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) of the Circular Head Council area and Arts and Recreation Services were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (7.4% compared to 45.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (23.2% compared to 27.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) employed as Professionals (26.3% compared to 27.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) in the Circular Head Council area increased by 6 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:

  • Managers (+3 persons)
  • Labourers (+3 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-3 persons)
  • Professionals (+2 persons)

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