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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers technicians and trades workers in City of Armadale 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
City of Armadale 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2011 to 2016
Managers3,3329.212.02,7389.212.2+594
Professionals5,72815.820.54,03313.619.9+1,695
Technicians and Trades Workers6,39317.616.25,62418.916.7+769
Community and Personal Service Workers4,09211.310.62,99010.09.4+1,102
Clerical and Administrative Workers5,19414.313.04,66515.714.4+529
Sales Workers3,5119.78.82,7979.48.6+714
Machinery Operators And Drivers3,76810.47.53,15610.67.6+612
Labourers3,72810.39.73,27911.09.7+449
Inadequately described or not stated5461.51.74701.61.5+76

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 Armadale - All industries: 9.2% Professionals, City of Armadale - All industries: 15.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Armadale - All industries: 17.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Armadale - All industries: 11.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Armadale - All industries: 14.3% Sales Workers, City of Armadale - All industries: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Armadale - All industries: 10.4% Labourers, City of Armadale - All industries: 10.3% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Armadale - All industries: 1.5%
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 Armadale - All industries: +594 Professionals, City of Armadale - All industries: +1,695 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Armadale - All industries: +769 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Armadale - All industries: +1,102 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Armadale - All industries: +529 Sales Workers, City of Armadale - All industries: +714 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Armadale - All industries: +612 Labourers, City of Armadale - All industries: +449 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Armadale - All industries: +76
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 Armadale in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (6,393 people or 17.6%)
  • Professionals (5,728 people or 15.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (5,194 people or 14.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 17,315 people in total or 47.7% 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 City of Armadale and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (10.4% compared to 7.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (17.6% compared to 16.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (15.8% compared to 20.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (9.2% compared to 12.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in City of Armadale increased by 6,540 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Professionals (+1,695 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,102 people)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+769 people)
  • Sales Workers (+714 people)

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