Mansfield Shire

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

In Mansfield Shire, 17.8% of workers were Managers, compared to 25.0% in Victoria.

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 Mansfield Shire will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Mansfield Shire;
  • 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 Mansfield Shire, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 & 2021 – by place of work

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Local workers occupations
Mansfield Shire - All industries 20212016Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. VictoriaNumber%. Victoria2016 - 2021
Technicians and Trades Workers56014.212.647014.613.1+90
Community and Personal Service Workers51113.011.037711.710.6+134
Clerical and Administrative Workers3899.912.432210.013.3+67
Sales Workers40510.38.435411.09.7+51
Machinery Operators And Drivers2295.85.91444.55.8+85
Inadequately described or not stated711.82.0441.41.7+27
Total Persons3,932100.0100.03,216100.0100.0+716

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 All industries workforce in Mansfield Shire in 2021shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (699 local workers or 17.8%)
  • Professionals (626 local workers or 15.9%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (560 local workers or 14.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,885 people in total or 47.9% of the All industries local workers.

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

The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in Mansfield Shire and Victoria were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (15.9% compared to 25.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (17.8% compared to 14.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (9.9% compared to 12.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (11.2% compared to 8.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce in Mansfield Shire between2016 and 2021 were those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+134 local workers)
  • Professionals (+124 local workers)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+90 local workers)
  • Managers (+87 local workers)

Mansfield Shire Council

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