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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers technicians and trades workers in the City of Gosnells 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 City of Gosnells'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
City of Gosnells 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2011 to 2016
Managers4,4268.412.04,4868.812.2-60
Professionals8,13115.420.57,28014.319.9+851
Technicians and Trades Workers9,34017.616.29,35218.316.7-12
Community and Personal Service Workers5,83011.010.64,8979.69.4+933
Clerical and Administrative Workers7,41714.013.08,44916.514.4-1,032
Sales Workers5,1569.78.84,7259.38.6+431
Machinery Operators And Drivers5,31810.07.55,25910.37.6+59
Labourers6,34712.09.75,80011.49.7+547
Inadequately described or not stated9761.81.78261.61.5+150

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, Western Australia : 12.0% Professionals, Western Australia : 20.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Western Australia : 16.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Western Australia : 10.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Western Australia : 13.0% Sales Workers, Western Australia : 8.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Western Australia : 7.5% Labourers, Western Australia : 9.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Western Australia : 1.7% Managers, City of Gosnells - All industries: 8.4% Professionals, City of Gosnells - All industries: 15.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Gosnells - All industries: 17.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Gosnells - All industries: 11.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Gosnells - All industries: 14.0% Sales Workers, City of Gosnells - All industries: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Gosnells - All industries: 10.0% Labourers, City of Gosnells - All industries: 12.0% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Gosnells - 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, City of Gosnells - All industries: -60 Professionals, City of Gosnells - All industries: +851 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Gosnells - All industries: -12 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Gosnells - All industries: +933 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Gosnells - All industries: -1,032 Sales Workers, City of Gosnells - All industries: +431 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Gosnells - All industries: +59 Labourers, City of Gosnells - All industries: +547 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Gosnells - All industries: +150
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 City of Gosnells in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (9,340 people or 17.6%)
  • Professionals (8,131 people or 15.4%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (7,417 people or 14.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 24,888 people in total or 47.0% of the resident workers .

In comparison, Western Australia employed 16.2% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 20.5% in Professionals; and 13.0% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of the City of Gosnells and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (10.0% compared to 7.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (12.0% compared to 9.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (15.4% compared to 20.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (8.4% compared to 12.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in City of Gosnells increased by 1,867 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-1,032 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+933 people)
  • Professionals (+851 people)
  • Labourers (+547 people)

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