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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers technicians and trades workers in the City of Kwinana 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 Kwinana'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 Kwinana 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2011 to 2016
Managers1,2967.712.09877.812.2+309
Professionals2,37914.220.51,36710.819.9+1,012
Technicians and Trades Workers3,10418.516.22,65220.916.7+452
Community and Personal Service Workers1,96411.710.61,35610.79.4+608
Clerical and Administrative Workers2,18213.013.01,83414.414.4+348
Sales Workers1,6279.78.81,1669.28.6+461
Machinery Operators And Drivers1,84411.07.51,52512.07.6+319
Labourers2,08212.49.71,63512.99.7+447
Inadequately described or not stated3251.91.71911.51.5+134

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 Kwinana - All industries: 7.7% Professionals, City of Kwinana - All industries: 14.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Kwinana - All industries: 18.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Kwinana - All industries: 11.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Kwinana - All industries: 13.0% Sales Workers, City of Kwinana - All industries: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Kwinana - All industries: 11.0% Labourers, City of Kwinana - All industries: 12.4% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Kwinana - All industries: 1.9%
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 Kwinana - All industries: +309 Professionals, City of Kwinana - All industries: +1,012 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Kwinana - All industries: +452 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Kwinana - All industries: +608 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Kwinana - All industries: +348 Sales Workers, City of Kwinana - All industries: +461 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Kwinana - All industries: +319 Labourers, City of Kwinana - All industries: +447 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Kwinana - All industries: +134
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 Kwinana in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (3,104 people or 18.5%)
  • Professionals (2,379 people or 14.2%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (2,182 people or 13.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 7,665 people in total or 45.6% 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 the City of Kwinana and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (11.0% compared to 7.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (12.4% compared to 9.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (14.2% compared to 20.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (7.7% compared to 12.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in City of Kwinana increased by 4,090 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Professionals (+1,012 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+608 people)
  • Sales Workers (+461 people)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+452 people)

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