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Murchison - Burnie Economic Region

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (All industries) Labourers in the Murchison - 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 the Murchison - Burnie Economic 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.

Data source

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

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Resident workers occupations
Murchison - Burnie Economic Region 20162011Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. TasmaniaNumber%. Tasmania2011 - 2016
Managers2,52113.312.22,68613.312.4-165
Professionals2,37912.618.82,57112.818.5-192
Technicians and Trades Workers2,67114.114.03,26016.214.8-589
Community and Personal Service Workers2,13711.312.42,10610.511.1+31
Clerical and Administrative Workers2,11711.213.02,25411.213.8-137
Sales Workers1,8219.69.91,7838.99.7+38
Machinery Operators And Drivers1,7689.36.42,07710.36.7-309
Labourers3,12716.511.63,10115.411.3+26
Inadequately described or not stated3762.01.72981.51.5+78
Total Persons18,917100.0100.020,136100.0100.0-1,219

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 Murchison - Burnie Economic Region in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (3,127 people or 16.5%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (2,671 people or 14.1%)
  • Managers (2,521 people or 13.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 8,319 people in total or 44.0% of the resident workers (All industries).

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

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (All industries) of the Murchison - Burnie Economic Region and Tasmania were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Professionals (12.6% compared to 18.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Labourers (16.5% compared to 11.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (9.3% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.2% compared to 13.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (All industries) in the Murchison - Burnie Economic Region decreased by 1,219 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the Murchison - Burnie Economic Region were those employed as:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-589 persons)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-309 persons)
  • Professionals (-192 persons)
  • Managers (-165 persons)

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