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Local workers - Occupations - Education and Training

Within the City of Launceston, the Education and Training workforce has a similar proportion of Managers and Professionals compared to the Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services workforce.

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 City of Launceston will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in 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 City of Launceston, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

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, 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 - Education and Training20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services %Number%Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services %2011 to 2016
Managers2406.411.82286.210.4+12
Professionals2,13357.37.12,14158.57.9-8
Technicians and Trades Workers1744.72.81764.83.5-2
Community and Personal Service Workers56415.11.754114.82.2+23
Clerical and Administrative Workers43611.722.141911.518.9+17
Sales Workers90.248.260.245.9+3
Machinery Operators And Drivers120.32.480.22.4+4
Labourers1373.73.21263.46.5+11
Inadequately described or not stated180.50.9140.42.2+4

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

Local workers occupations, 2016
Local workers occupations, 2016 Managers, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 11.8% Professionals, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 7.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 2.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 1.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 22.1% Sales Workers, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 48.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 2.4% Labourers, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 3.2% Inadequately described or not stated, Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 0.9% Managers, Education and Training: 6.4% Professionals, Education and Training: 57.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Education and Training: 4.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Education and Training: 15.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Education and Training: 11.7% Sales Workers, Education and Training: 0.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Education and Training: 0.3% Labourers, Education and Training: 3.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Education and Training: 0.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local workers occupations, 2011 to 2016
Change in local workers occupations, 2011 to 2016 Managers, City of Launceston - Education and Training: +12 Professionals, City of Launceston - Education and Training: -8 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Launceston - Education and Training: -2 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Launceston - Education and Training: +23 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Launceston - Education and Training: +17 Sales Workers, City of Launceston - Education and Training: +3 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Launceston - Education and Training: +4 Labourers, City of Launceston - Education and Training: +11 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Launceston - Education and Training: +4
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 Education and Training workforce in City of Launceston in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (2,133 local workers or 57.3%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (564 local workers or 15.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (436 local workers or 11.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,133 people in total or 84.1% of the Education and Training local workers .

In comparison, the Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services workforce within City of Launceston employed 7.1% as Professionals; 1.7% as Community and Personal Service Workers; and 22.1% as Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the Education and Training workforce in the City of Launceston and the Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services workforce were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (57.3% compared to 7.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (15.1% compared to 1.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (0.2% compared to 48.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.7% compared to 22.1%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the Education and Training in the City of Launceston workforce between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+23 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+17 local workers)
  • Managers (+12 local workers)
  • Labourers (+11 local workers)

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