Resident workers - Occupations of employment
There are more resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) managers in the Murchison Area 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 Murchison Area'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|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Tasmania%||Number||%||Tasmania%||2011 to 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||64||3.9||6.9||42||2.8||6.1||+22||27000||P|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||--||--||0.4||--||--||0.4||--||28000||P|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||67||4.0||5.0||59||4.0||5.1||+8||29000||P|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||122||7.3||7.5||69||4.7||6.7||+53||31000||P|
|Inadequately described or not stated||23||1.4||1.2||6||0.4||0.7||+17||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 (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) in Murchison Area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Managers (817 people or 49.2%)
- Labourers (516 people or 31.1%)
- Machinery Operators And Drivers (122 people or 7.3%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,455 people in total or 87.6% of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing).
In comparison, Tasmania employed 42.1% in Managers; 31.3% in Labourers; and 7.5% in Machinery Operators And Drivers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) of the Murchison Area and Tasmania were:
- A larger percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) employed as Managers (49.2% compared to 42.1%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (3.9% compared to 6.9%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) employed as Professionals (2.5% compared to 4.5%)
The number of people in the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing)] in Murchison Area increased by 182 between 2011 and 2016.
The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) between 2011 and 2016 in the Murchison Area were for those employed as:
- Labourers (+124 people)
- Machinery Operators And Drivers (+53 people)