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Local workers - Occupations - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services

In the City of Launceston (Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services), 24.9% of workers were Clerical and Administrative Workers, compared to 21.6% in Tasmania.

Occupation is a key component for evaluating the socio-economic status of the local workers and the skills required to work in each industry sector.

The occupations of the local workers in the City of Launceston will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in the City of Launceston;
  • The age of the workforce;
  • The skill and qualification level required to enter an industry; and
  • The working and social aspirations of the population.

For a complete local workers analysis for the City of Launceston, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note: The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, the City of Launceston in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.
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Local workers occupations
City of Launceston - Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services 20162011Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. TasmaniaNumber%. Tasmania2011 - 2016
Managers7413.212.66411.713.6+10
Professionals7413.220.75910.718.8+15
Technicians and Trades Workers11220.021.617231.325.4-60
Community and Personal Service Workers--00.2--00.3--
Clerical and Administrative Workers13924.919.411520.918.5+24
Sales Workers112.02.281.51.5+3
Machinery Operators And Drivers9316.615.28315.113.2+10
Labourers427.55.9397.17.0+3
Inadequately described or not stated142.52.291.61.9+5
Total Persons559100.0100.0549100.0100.0+10

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services workforce in the City of Launceston in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (139 local workers or 24.9%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (112 local workers or 20.0%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (93 local workers or 16.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 344 people in total or 61.5% of the Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services local workers.

In comparison, Tasmania employed 19.4% as Clerical and Administrative Workers; 21.6% as Technicians and Trades Workers and 15.2% as Machinery Operators And Drivers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services workforce in the City of Launceston and Tasmania were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers(Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) employed as Professionals (13.2% compared to 20.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers(Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (24.9% compared to 19.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers(Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) employed as Labourers (7.5% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers(Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (20.0% compared to 21.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services workforce in the City of Launceston between 2011 and 2016 were those employed as:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-60 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+24 local workers)
  • Professionals (+15 local workers)
  • Managers (+10 local workers)

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