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Greater Burnie Economic Region

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers technicians and trades workers in Greater Burnie Economic Region 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
Greater Burnie Economic Region 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Tasmania%Number%Tasmania%2011 to 2016
Managers2,42411.112.22,62111.612.4-197
Professionals3,26514.918.83,37515.018.5-110
Technicians and Trades Workers3,34115.314.03,87617.214.8-535
Community and Personal Service Workers2,69312.312.42,52511.211.1+168
Clerical and Administrative Workers2,63312.113.02,75112.213.8-118
Sales Workers2,29510.59.92,2439.99.7+52
Machinery Operators And Drivers1,8338.46.41,9478.66.7-114
Labourers2,97613.611.62,88612.811.3+90
Inadequately described or not stated3821.71.73371.51.5+45

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 : 12.2% Professionals, Tasmania : 18.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Tasmania : 14.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Tasmania : 12.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Tasmania : 13.0% Sales Workers, Tasmania : 9.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Tasmania : 6.4% Labourers, Tasmania : 11.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Tasmania : 1.7% Managers, Greater Burnie Economic Region - All industries: 11.1% Professionals, Greater Burnie Economic Region - All industries: 14.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Greater Burnie Economic Region - All industries: 15.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Greater Burnie Economic Region - All industries: 12.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Greater Burnie Economic Region - All industries: 12.1% Sales Workers, Greater Burnie Economic Region - All industries: 10.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Greater Burnie Economic Region - All industries: 8.4% Labourers, Greater Burnie Economic Region - All industries: 13.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Greater Burnie Economic Region - All industries: 1.7%
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, Greater Burnie Economic Region - All industries: -197 Professionals, Greater Burnie Economic Region - All industries: -110 Technicians and Trades Workers, Greater Burnie Economic Region - All industries: -535 Community and Personal Service Workers, Greater Burnie Economic Region - All industries: +168 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Greater Burnie Economic Region - All industries: -118 Sales Workers, Greater Burnie Economic Region - All industries: +52 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Greater Burnie Economic Region - All industries: -114 Labourers, Greater Burnie Economic Region - All industries: +90 Inadequately described or not stated, Greater Burnie Economic Region - All industries: +45
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 resident workers in Greater Burnie Economic Region in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (3,341 people or 15.3%)
  • Professionals (3,265 people or 14.9%)
  • Labourers (2,976 people or 13.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 9,582 people in total or 43.9% of the resident workers .

In comparison, Tasmania employed 14.0% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 18.8% in Professionals; and 11.6% in Labourers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of Greater Burnie Economic Region and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (8.4% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (13.6% compared to 11.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (15.3% compared to 14.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (14.9% compared to 18.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Greater Burnie Economic Region decreased by 719 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in Greater Burnie Economic Region were for those employed as:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-535 people)
  • Managers (-197 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+168 people)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-118 people)

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