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Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers technicians and trades workers in Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale 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
Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2011 to 2016
Managers1,31510.212.01,04611.912.2+269
Professionals1,54312.020.51,03411.719.9+509
Technicians and Trades Workers2,70621.016.21,90721.616.7+799
Community and Personal Service Workers1,35010.510.67788.89.4+572
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,83314.213.01,38815.714.4+445
Sales Workers1,1398.98.86957.98.6+444
Machinery Operators And Drivers1,52011.87.597311.07.6+547
Labourers1,2609.89.78619.89.7+399
Inadequately described or not stated2001.61.71361.51.5+64

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, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: 10.2% Professionals, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: 12.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: 21.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: 10.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: 14.2% Sales Workers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: 8.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: 11.8% Labourers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: 9.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - 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, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: +269 Professionals, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: +509 Technicians and Trades Workers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: +799 Community and Personal Service Workers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: +572 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: +445 Sales Workers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: +444 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: +547 Labourers, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: +399 Inadequately described or not stated, Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale - All industries: +64
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 Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (2,706 people or 21.0%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,833 people or 14.2%)
  • Professionals (1,543 people or 12.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 6,082 people in total or 47.3% of the resident workers .

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

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (21.0% compared to 16.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (11.8% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (12.0% compared to 20.5%)
  • 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 Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale increased by 4,048 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in Shire of Serpentine Jarrahdale were for those employed as:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+799 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+572 people)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+547 people)
  • Professionals (+509 people)

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