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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in the City of Joondalup 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 City of Joondalup'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 Joondalup 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2011 to 2016
Managers10,04612.712.010,06812.112.2-22
Professionals18,54423.520.518,18121.919.9+363
Technicians and Trades Workers12,52615.916.213,80716.616.7-1,281
Community and Personal Service Workers8,35610.610.68,2169.99.4+140
Clerical and Administrative Workers11,87415.013.013,95116.814.4-2,077
Sales Workers7,7529.88.88,34510.18.6-593
Machinery Operators And Drivers3,1824.07.53,5784.37.6-396
Labourers5,5197.09.75,9067.19.7-387
Inadequately described or not stated1,1721.51.79721.21.5+200

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 Joondalup - All industries: 12.7% Professionals, City of Joondalup - All industries: 23.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Joondalup - All industries: 15.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Joondalup - All industries: 10.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Joondalup - All industries: 15.0% Sales Workers, City of Joondalup - All industries: 9.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Joondalup - All industries: 4.0% Labourers, City of Joondalup - All industries: 7.0% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Joondalup - 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 Joondalup - All industries: -22 Professionals, City of Joondalup - All industries: +363 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Joondalup - All industries: -1,281 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Joondalup - All industries: +140 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Joondalup - All industries: -2,077 Sales Workers, City of Joondalup - All industries: -593 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Joondalup - All industries: -396 Labourers, City of Joondalup - All industries: -387 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Joondalup - All industries: +200
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 Joondalup in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (18,544 people or 23.5%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (12,526 people or 15.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (11,874 people or 15.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 42,944 people in total or 54.4% 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 differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of the City of Joondalup and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (23.5% compared to 20.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (15.0% compared to 13.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (4.0% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (7.0% compared to 9.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in City of Joondalup decreased by 4,053 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-2,077 people)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-1,281 people)
  • Sales Workers (-593 people)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-396 people)

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