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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) 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 Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)'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
Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2011 to 2016
Managers23,37610.212.022,49210.512.2+884
Professionals46,03320.220.542,28619.619.9+3,747
Technicians and Trades Workers36,68216.116.235,25716.416.7+1,425
Community and Personal Service Workers24,67010.810.620,3959.59.4+4,275
Clerical and Administrative Workers31,85014.013.034,44416.014.4-2,594
Sales Workers20,6719.18.818,9578.88.6+1,714
Machinery Operators And Drivers18,7338.27.517,6448.27.6+1,089
Labourers22,5719.99.720,4639.59.7+2,108
Inadequately described or not stated3,7181.61.73,2901.51.5+428

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, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: 10.2% Professionals, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: 20.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: 16.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: 10.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: 14.0% Sales Workers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: 9.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: 8.2% Labourers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: 9.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: 1.6%
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, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: +884 Professionals, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: +3,747 Technicians and Trades Workers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: +1,425 Community and Personal Service Workers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: +4,275 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: -2,594 Sales Workers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: +1,714 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: +1,089 Labourers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: +2,108 Inadequately described or not stated, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - All industries: +428
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 Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (46,033 people or 20.2%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (36,682 people or 16.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (31,850 people or 14.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 114,565 people in total or 50.2% of the resident workers .

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

The major difference between the jobs held by the resident workers of the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) and Western Australia was:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (10.2% compared to 12.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) increased by 13,076 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) were for those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+4,275 people)
  • Professionals (+3,747 people)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-2,594 people)
  • Labourers (+2,108 people)

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