In the City of Launceston (Construction), 48.4% of workers were Technicians and Trades Workers, compared to 50.0% 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.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work
|Local workers occupations|
|City of Launceston - Construction||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Tasmania||Number||%||Tasmania||2011 - 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||973||48.4||50.0||995||51.4||52.1||-22|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||--||0||0.1||3||0.2||0.1||--|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||187||9.3||8.2||202||10.4||8.4||-15|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||204||10.2||9.2||147||7.6||8.4||+57|
|Inadequately described or not stated||21||1.0||1.1||12||0.6||0.7||+9|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the jobs held by the Construction workforce in the City of Launceston in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Technicians and Trades Workers (973 local workers or 48.4%)
- Managers (320 local workers or 15.9%)
- Labourers (213 local workers or 10.6%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,506 people in total or 74.9% of the Construction local workers.
In comparison, Tasmania employed 50.0% as Technicians and Trades Workers; 15.7% as Managers and 12.6% as Labourers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the Construction workforce in the City of Launceston and Tasmania were:
- A smaller percentage of local workers(Construction) employed as Labourers (10.6% compared to 12.6%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers(Construction) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (48.4% compared to 50.0%)
- A larger percentage of local workers(Construction) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (9.3% compared to 8.2%)
- A larger percentage of local workers(Construction) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (10.2% compared to 9.2%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the Construction workforce in the City of Launceston between 2011 and 2016 were those employed as:
- Machinery Operators And Drivers (+57 local workers)
- Technicians and Trades Workers (-22 local workers)
- Sales Workers (+20 local workers)
- Managers (+15 local workers)