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Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within Glenelg Shire, the workforce has a similar proportion of Managers and Professionals compared to Victoria.

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 worers in Glenelg Shire will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Glenelg Shire;
  • 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 Glenelg Shire, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

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, Glenelg Shire 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
Glenelg Shire - All industries20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Managers1,28716.613.51,46517.913.2-178
Professionals1,06313.723.21,10213.422.3-39
Technicians and Trades Workers1,05713.613.11,21214.813.8-155
Community and Personal Service Workers82610.610.67579.29.3+69
Clerical and Administrative Workers7269.313.38079.814.4-81
Sales Workers6608.59.77188.89.7-58
Machinery Operators And Drivers96612.45.888310.86.1+83
Labourers1,04713.59.01,07113.19.0-24
Inadequately described or not stated1371.81.71882.32.2-51

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local workers occupations, 2016
Local workers occupations, 2016 Managers, Victoria: 13.5% Professionals, Victoria: 23.2% 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: 16.6% Professionals, Glenelg Shire: 13.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Glenelg Shire: 13.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Glenelg Shire: 10.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Glenelg Shire: 9.3% Sales Workers, Glenelg Shire: 8.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Glenelg Shire: 12.4% Labourers, Glenelg Shire: 13.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Glenelg Shire: 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 local workers occupations, 2011 to 2016
Change in local workers occupations, 2011 to 2016 Managers, Glenelg Shire - All industries: -178 Professionals, Glenelg Shire - All industries: -39 Technicians and Trades Workers, Glenelg Shire - All industries: -155 Community and Personal Service Workers, Glenelg Shire - All industries: +69 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Glenelg Shire - All industries: -81 Sales Workers, Glenelg Shire - All industries: -58 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Glenelg Shire - All industries: +83 Labourers, Glenelg Shire - All industries: -24 Inadequately described or not stated, Glenelg Shire - All industries: -51
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 workforce in Glenelg Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (1,287 local workers or 16.6%)
  • Professionals (1,063 local workers or 13.7%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,057 local workers or 13.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,407 people in total or 43.8% of the local workers .

In comparison, Victoria employed 13.5% as Managers; 23.2% as Professionals; and 13.1% as Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in Glenelg Shire and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (12.4% compared to 5.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (13.5% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (13.7% compared to 23.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (9.3% compared to 13.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in Glenelg Shire workforce between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Managers (-178 local workers)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-155 local workers)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+83 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-81 local workers)

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