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King Island Council area

Local workers - Occupations - Public Administration and Safety

In the King Island Council area (Public Administration and Safety), 27.3% of workers were Clerical and Administrative Workers, compared to 71.4% in Arts and Recreation Services.

Occupation is a key component for evaluating the socio-economic status of the local workers and the skills required to work in each industry sector.

The occupations of the local workers in the King Island Council area will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in the King Island Council area;
  • The age of the workforce;
  • The skill and qualification level required to enter an industry; and
  • The working and social aspirations of the population.

For a complete local workers analysis for the King Island Council area, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note: The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, the King Island Council area in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.
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Local workers occupations
King Island Council area - Public Administration and Safety 20162011Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. Arts and Recreation ServicesNumber%. Arts and Recreation Services2011 - 2016
Managers412.1046.30--
Professionals412.128.61218.80-8
Technicians and Trades Workers515.271.434.70+2
Community and Personal Service Workers39.101625.00-13
Clerical and Administrative Workers927.301015.60-1
Sales Workers--00--00--
Machinery Operators And Drivers412.10914.10-5
Labourers412.101015.60-6
Inadequately described or not stated--00--00--
Total Persons33100.0100.064100.0100.0-31

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 Public Administration and Safety workforce in the King Island Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (9 local workers or 27.3%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (5 local workers or 15.2%)
  • Managers (4 local workers or 12.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 18 people in total or 54.5% of the Public Administration and Safety local workers.

In comparison, the Arts and Recreation Services workforce in the King Island Council area employed 0% as Clerical and Administrative Workers; 71.4% as Technicians and Trades Workers and 0% as Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the Public Administration and Safety workforce in the King Island Council area and Arts and Recreation Services were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers(Public Administration and Safety) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (15.2% compared to 71.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers(Public Administration and Safety) employed as Professionals (12.1% compared to 28.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the Public Administration and Safety workforce in the King Island Council area between 2011 and 2016 were those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (-13 local workers)
  • Professionals (-8 local workers)
  • Labourers (-6 local workers)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-5 local workers)

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