Greater Burnie Economic Region
Local workers - Occupations - All industries
In the Greater Burnie Economic Region, 15.7% of workers were Professionals, compared to 18.8% in Tasmania.
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 Greater Burnie Economic Region will be influenced by factors including:
- The economic base and employment opportunities available in the Greater Burnie Economic Region;
- The age of the workforce;
- The skill and qualification level required to enter an industry; and
- The working and social aspirations of the population.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work
|Local workers occupations|
|Greater Burnie Economic Region - All industries||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Tasmania||Number||%||Tasmania||2011 - 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||2,869||14.5||13.9||3,332||16.4||14.8||-463|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||2,428||12.2||12.4||2,300||11.3||11.2||+128|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||2,498||12.6||13.0||2,587||12.7||13.9||-89|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||1,517||7.7||6.3||1,622||8.0||6.6||-105|
|Inadequately described or not stated||362||1.8||1.7||310||1.5||1.5||+52|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the jobs held by the All industries workforce in the Greater Burnie Economic Region in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Professionals (3,105 local workers or 15.7%)
- Technicians and Trades Workers (2,869 local workers or 14.5%)
- Labourers (2,611 local workers or 13.2%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 8,585 people in total or 43.3% of the All industries local workers.
In comparison, Tasmania employed 18.8% as Professionals; 13.9% as Technicians and Trades Workers and 11.7% as Labourers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in the Greater Burnie Economic Region and Tasmania were:
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (15.7% compared to 18.8%)
- A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (13.2% compared to 11.7%)
- A larger percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (7.7% compared to 6.3%)
- A larger percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (11.0% compared to 9.9%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce in the Greater Burnie Economic Region between 2011 and 2016 were those employed as:
- Technicians and Trades Workers (-463 local workers)
- Managers (-169 local workers)
- Community and Personal Service Workers (+128 local workers)
- Sales Workers (+125 local workers)