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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers managers in Glenelg Shire 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 Glenelg Shire'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
Glenelg Shire 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2011 to 2016
Managers1,30415.713.51,48016.813.2-176
Professionals1,11213.423.31,17913.422.3-67
Technicians and Trades Workers1,19914.413.11,37915.713.9-180
Community and Personal Service Workers88510.710.68239.39.3+62
Clerical and Administrative Workers7999.613.38569.714.4-57
Sales Workers6798.29.77438.49.7-64
Machinery Operators And Drivers1,02412.35.895310.86.1+71
Labourers1,15213.99.01,18513.59.0-33
Inadequately described or not stated1511.81.72072.42.2-56

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, Victoria : 13.5% Professionals, Victoria : 23.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Victoria : 13.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Victoria : 10.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Victoria : 13.3% Sales Workers, Victoria : 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Victoria : 5.8% Labourers, Victoria : 9.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Victoria : 1.7% Managers, Glenelg Shire - All industries: 15.7% Professionals, Glenelg Shire - All industries: 13.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Glenelg Shire - All industries: 14.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Glenelg Shire - All industries: 10.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Glenelg Shire - All industries: 9.6% Sales Workers, Glenelg Shire - All industries: 8.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Glenelg Shire - All industries: 12.3% Labourers, Glenelg Shire - All industries: 13.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Glenelg Shire - All industries: 1.8%
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, Glenelg Shire - All industries: -176 Professionals, Glenelg Shire - All industries: -67 Technicians and Trades Workers, Glenelg Shire - All industries: -180 Community and Personal Service Workers, Glenelg Shire - All industries: +62 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Glenelg Shire - All industries: -57 Sales Workers, Glenelg Shire - All industries: -64 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Glenelg Shire - All industries: +71 Labourers, Glenelg Shire - All industries: -33 Inadequately described or not stated, Glenelg Shire - All industries: -56
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 Glenelg Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (1,304 people or 15.7%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,199 people or 14.4%)
  • Labourers (1,152 people or 13.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,655 people in total or 44.0% of the resident workers .

In comparison, Victoria employed 13.5% in Managers; 13.1% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 9.0% in Labourers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of Glenelg Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (12.3% compared to 5.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (13.9% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (13.4% compared to 23.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (9.6% compared to 13.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Glenelg Shire decreased by 500 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in Glenelg Shire were for those employed as:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-180 people)
  • Managers (-176 people)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+71 people)
  • Professionals (-67 people)

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