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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Mining) technicians and trades workers 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
Managers1,11610.510.01,11711.410.2-1
Professionals2,66525.119.42,69727.521.7-32
Technicians and Trades Workers2,81126.528.02,02720.723.5+784
Community and Personal Service Workers710.70.8610.60.9+10
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,15410.98.01,45614.911.0-302
Sales Workers590.60.3290.30.2+30
Machinery Operators And Drivers2,12520.026.91,85819.026.0+267
Labourers4834.55.24484.65.4+35
Inadequately described or not stated1431.31.61071.11.1+36

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 - Mining  : 10.0% Professionals, Western Australia - Mining  : 19.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Western Australia - Mining  : 28.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Western Australia - Mining  : 0.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Western Australia - Mining  : 8.0% Sales Workers, Western Australia - Mining  : 0.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Western Australia - Mining  : 26.9% Labourers, Western Australia - Mining  : 5.2% Inadequately described or not stated, Western Australia - Mining  : 1.6% Managers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - Mining: 10.5% Professionals, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - Mining: 25.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - Mining: 26.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - Mining: 0.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - Mining: 10.9% Sales Workers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - Mining: 0.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - Mining: 20.0% Labourers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - Mining: 4.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - Mining: 1.3%
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) - Mining: -1 Professionals, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - Mining: -32 Technicians and Trades Workers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - Mining: +784 Community and Personal Service Workers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - Mining: +10 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - Mining: -302 Sales Workers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - Mining: +30 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - Mining: +267 Labourers, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - Mining: +35 Inadequately described or not stated, Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) - Mining: +36
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 (Mining) in Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (2,811 people or 26.5%)
  • Professionals (2,665 people or 25.1%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (2,125 people or 20.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 7,601 people in total or 71.5% of the resident workers (Mining).

In comparison, Western Australia employed 28.0% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 19.4% in Professionals; and 26.9% in Machinery Operators And Drivers.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Mining) employed as Professionals (25.1% compared to 19.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Mining) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (10.9% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Mining) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (20.0% compared to 26.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Mining) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (26.5% compared to 28.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers (Mining)] in Grow South East (South East Metropolitan Region) increased by 827 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+784 people)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-302 people)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+267 people)

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