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Waratah-Wynyard Council area

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers technicians and trades workers in Waratah-Wynyard 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 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
Waratah-Wynyard Council area 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Tasmania%Number%Tasmania%2011 to 2016
Managers63711.912.267612.012.4-39
Professionals75914.218.881114.318.5-52
Technicians and Trades Workers81915.314.098017.314.8-161
Community and Personal Service Workers63211.812.463911.311.1-7
Clerical and Administrative Workers60811.413.065211.513.8-44
Sales Workers5199.79.95279.39.7-8
Machinery Operators And Drivers4979.36.45629.96.7-65
Labourers75714.211.672612.811.3+31
Inadequately described or not stated1092.01.7801.41.5+29

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, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: 11.9% Professionals, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: 14.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: 15.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: 11.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: 11.4% Sales Workers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: 9.3% Labourers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: 14.2% Inadequately described or not stated, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: 2.0%
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, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: -39 Professionals, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: -52 Technicians and Trades Workers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: -161 Community and Personal Service Workers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: -7 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: -44 Sales Workers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: -8 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: -65 Labourers, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: +31 Inadequately described or not stated, Waratah-Wynyard Council area - All industries: +29
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 Waratah-Wynyard Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (819 people or 15.3%)
  • Professionals (759 people or 14.2%)
  • Labourers (757 people or 14.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,335 people in total or 43.7% 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 Waratah-Wynyard Council area and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (9.3% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (14.2% compared to 11.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (14.2% compared to 18.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.4% compared to 13.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Waratah-Wynyard Council area decreased by 316 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in Waratah-Wynyard Council area were for those employed as:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-161 people)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-65 people)
  • Professionals (-52 people)

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