District Council of Mount Barker
Resident workers - Occupations of employment
There are more resident workers professionals in the District Council of Mount Barker 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 District Council of Mount Barker'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.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence
|Resident workers occupations|
|District Council of Mount Barker||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||South Australia%||Number||%||South Australia%||2011 to 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||2,464||15.0||13.4||2,329||15.4||14.1||+135||27000||P|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||2,013||12.3||12.0||1,641||10.8||10.5||+372||28000||P|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||2,134||13.0||13.3||2,234||14.7||14.4||-100||29000||P|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||846||5.2||6.1||851||5.6||6.4||-5||31000||P|
|Inadequately described or not stated||214||1.3||1.5||212||1.4||1.6||+2||33000||P|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers in District Council of Mount Barker in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Professionals (3,225 people or 19.7%)
- Technicians and Trades Workers (2,464 people or 15.0%)
- Managers (2,138 people or 13.1%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 7,827 people in total or 47.8% of the resident workers .
In comparison, South Australia employed 20.3% in Professionals; 13.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 12.6% in Managers.
The major difference between the jobs held by the resident workers of the District Council of Mount Barker and South Australia was:
- A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (15.0% compared to 13.4%)
The number of people in the resident workers ] in District Council of Mount Barker increased by 1,235 between 2011 and 2016.
The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the District Council of Mount Barker were for those employed as:
- Community and Personal Service Workers (+372 people)
- Professionals (+370 people)
- Sales Workers (+224 people)
- Technicians and Trades Workers (+135 people)