Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)
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
|Resident workers occupations|
|Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region)||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Western Australia%||Number||%||Western Australia%||2011 to 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||36,682||16.1||16.2||35,257||16.4||16.7||+1,425||27000||P|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||24,670||10.8||10.6||20,395||9.5||9.4||+4,275||28000||P|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||31,850||14.0||13.0||34,444||16.0||14.4||-2,594||29000||P|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||18,733||8.2||7.5||17,644||8.2||7.6||+1,089||31000||P|
|Inadequately described or not stated||3,718||1.6||1.7||3,290||1.5||1.5||+428||33000||P|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
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%)
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)