King Island Council area
Resident workers - Occupations of employment
There are more resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) Clerical and Administrative Workers in the King Island 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 King Island 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.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence
|Resident workers occupations|
|King Island Council area||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Arts and Recreation Services||Number||%||Arts and Recreation Services||2011 - 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||3||7.7||71.4||5||7.5||0||-2|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||6||15.4||0||16||23.9||0||-10|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||10||25.6||0||11||16.4||0||-1|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||4||10.3||0||9||13.4||0||-5|
|Inadequately described or not stated||--||0||0||--||0||0||--|
An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers in the King Island Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Clerical and Administrative Workers (10 people or 25.6%)
- Professionals (7 people or 17.9%)
- Community and Personal Service Workers (6 people or 15.4%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 23 people in total or 59.0% of the resident workers (Public Administration and Safety).
In comparison, the Arts and Recreation Services workforce in the King Island Council area employed 0% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; 28.6% in Professionals and 0% in Community and Personal Service Workers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) of the King Island Council area and Arts and Recreation Services were:
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (7.7% compared to 71.4%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) employed as Professionals (17.9% compared to 28.6%)
The number of resident workers (Public Administration and Safety) in the King Island Council area decreased by 28 between 2011 and 2016.
The largest change in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the King Island Council area were those employed as:
- Community and Personal Service Workers (-10 persons)
- Labourers (-6 persons)
- Professionals (-5 persons)
- Machinery Operators And Drivers (-5 persons)