Mansfield Shire

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (All industries) Managers in Mansfield Shire 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 Mansfield Shire'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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

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Resident workers occupations
Mansfield Shire 20212016Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2016 - 2021
Technicians and Trades Workers75716.412.663816.913.1+119
Community and Personal Service Workers54511.811.041110.910.6+134
Clerical and Administrative Workers4559.912.43719.813.3+84
Sales Workers4249.28.33759.99.7+49
Machinery Operators And Drivers2605.65.91975.25.8+63
Inadequately described or not stated771.72.0651.71.7+12
Total Persons4,612100.0100.03,784100.0100.0+828

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and 2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers in Mansfield Shire in 2021shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (852 people or 18.5%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (757 people or 16.4%)
  • Professionals (748 people or 16.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,357 people in total or 51.1% of the resident workers (All industries).

In comparison, Victoria employed 14.0% in Managers; 12.6% in Technicians and Trades Workers and 25.0% in Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (All industries) of Mansfield Shire and Victoria were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Professionals (16.2% compared to 25.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Managers (18.5% compared to 14.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (16.4% compared to 12.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (9.9% compared to 12.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (All industries) in Mansfield Shire increased by 828 between 2016 and 2021.

The largest change in the occupations of the resident workers between 2016 and 2021 in Mansfield Shire were those employed as:

  • Professionals (+173 persons)
  • Managers (+171 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+134 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+119 persons)

Mansfield Shire Council

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