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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

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Resident workers occupations
District Council of Mount Barker 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2011 to 2016
Managers2,13813.112.62,03513.412.6+103
Professionals3,22519.720.32,85518.819.6+370
Technicians and Trades Workers2,46415.013.42,32915.414.1+135
Community and Personal Service Workers2,01312.312.01,64110.810.5+372
Clerical and Administrative Workers2,13413.013.32,23414.714.4-100
Sales Workers1,67810.29.61,4549.69.6+224
Machinery Operators And Drivers8465.26.18515.66.4-5
Labourers1,67010.211.11,53610.111.1+134
Inadequately described or not stated2141.31.52121.41.6+2

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

Resident workers occupations, 2016
Resident workers occupations, 2016 Managers, South Australia : 12.6% Professionals, South Australia : 20.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, South Australia : 13.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, South Australia : 12.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, South Australia : 13.3% Sales Workers, South Australia : 9.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, South Australia : 6.1% Labourers, South Australia : 11.1% Inadequately described or not stated, South Australia : 1.5% Managers, District Council of Mount Barker - All industries: 13.1% Professionals, District Council of Mount Barker - All industries: 19.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, District Council of Mount Barker - All industries: 15.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, District Council of Mount Barker - All industries: 12.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, District Council of Mount Barker - All industries: 13.0% Sales Workers, District Council of Mount Barker - All industries: 10.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, District Council of Mount Barker - All industries: 5.2% Labourers, District Council of Mount Barker - All industries: 10.2% Inadequately described or not stated, District Council of Mount Barker - All industries: 1.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016 Managers, District Council of Mount Barker - All industries: +103 Professionals, District Council of Mount Barker - All industries: +370 Technicians and Trades Workers, District Council of Mount Barker - All industries: +135 Community and Personal Service Workers, District Council of Mount Barker - All industries: +372 Clerical and Administrative Workers, District Council of Mount Barker - All industries: -100 Sales Workers, District Council of Mount Barker - All industries: +224 Machinery Operators And Drivers, District Council of Mount Barker - All industries: -5 Labourers, District Council of Mount Barker - All industries: +134 Inadequately described or not stated, District Council of Mount Barker - All industries: +2
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 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%)

Emerging groups

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)

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