In the City of Launceston (Other Services), 44.2% of workers were Technicians and Trades Workers, compared to 46.3% 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 - Other Services||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Tasmania||Number||%||Tasmania||2011 - 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||641||44.2||46.3||728||48.4||49.6||-87|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||217||15.0||13.3||200||13.3||11.0||+17|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||154||10.6||10.6||176||11.7||10.8||-22|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||21||1.4||1.5||20||1.3||1.7||+1|
|Inadequately described or not stated||3||0.2||0.8||15||1.0||0.8||-12|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the jobs held by the Other Services workforce in the City of Launceston in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Technicians and Trades Workers (641 local workers or 44.2%)
- Community and Personal Service Workers (217 local workers or 15.0%)
- Labourers (169 local workers or 11.6%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,027 people in total or 70.8% of the Other Services local workers.
In comparison, Tasmania employed 46.3% as Technicians and Trades Workers; 13.3% as Community and Personal Service Workers and 10.0% as Labourers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the Other Services workforce in the City of Launceston and Tasmania were:
- A smaller percentage of local workers(Other Services) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (44.2% compared to 46.3%)
- A larger percentage of local workers(Other Services) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (15.0% compared to 13.3%)
- A larger percentage of local workers(Other Services) employed as Labourers (11.6% compared to 10.0%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers(Other Services) employed as Managers (6.3% compared to 7.4%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the Other Services workforce in the City of Launceston between 2011 and 2016 were those employed as:
- Technicians and Trades Workers (-87 local workers)
- Labourers (+34 local workers)
- Clerical and Administrative Workers (-22 local workers)
- Professionals (+17 local workers)