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City of Kalamunda

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers technicians and trades workers in City of Kalamunda 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 Kalamunda 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2011 to 2016
Managers3,01811.112.03,13711.612.2-119
Professionals4,64917.120.54,49216.619.9+157
Technicians and Trades Workers4,82917.716.24,82217.816.7+7
Community and Personal Service Workers2,76510.110.62,4529.09.4+313
Clerical and Administrative Workers4,27615.713.04,63517.114.4-359
Sales Workers2,3838.78.82,3928.88.6-9
Machinery Operators And Drivers2,5729.47.52,4509.07.6+122
Labourers2,3448.69.72,3388.69.7+6
Inadequately described or not stated4131.51.74211.61.5-8

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 Kalamunda - All industries: 11.1% Professionals, City of Kalamunda - All industries: 17.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Kalamunda - All industries: 17.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Kalamunda - All industries: 10.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Kalamunda - All industries: 15.7% Sales Workers, City of Kalamunda - All industries: 8.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Kalamunda - All industries: 9.4% Labourers, City of Kalamunda - All industries: 8.6% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Kalamunda - 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 Kalamunda - All industries: -119 Professionals, City of Kalamunda - All industries: +157 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Kalamunda - All industries: +7 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Kalamunda - All industries: +313 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Kalamunda - All industries: -359 Sales Workers, City of Kalamunda - All industries: -9 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Kalamunda - All industries: +122 Labourers, City of Kalamunda - All industries: +6 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Kalamunda - All industries: -8
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 Kalamunda in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (4,829 people or 17.7%)
  • Professionals (4,649 people or 17.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (4,276 people or 15.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 13,754 people in total or 50.5% 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 Kalamunda and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (15.7% compared to 13.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (9.4% compared to 7.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (17.7% compared to 16.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (17.1% compared to 20.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in City of Kalamunda increased by 110 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-359 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+313 people)
  • Professionals (+157 people)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+122 people)

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