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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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers occupations
King Island Council area 20162011Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. Arts and Recreation ServicesNumber%. Arts and Recreation Services2011 - 2016
Managers512.8046.00+1
Professionals717.928.61217.90-5
Technicians and Trades Workers37.771.457.50-2
Community and Personal Service Workers615.401623.90-10
Clerical and Administrative Workers1025.601116.40-1
Sales Workers--00--00--
Machinery Operators And Drivers410.30913.40-5
Labourers410.301014.90-6
Inadequately described or not stated--00--00--
Total Persons39100.0100.067100.0100.0-28

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 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%)

Emerging groups

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)

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