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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) clerical and administrative workers 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

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Resident workers occupations
Murchison Area 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Tasmania%Number%Tasmania%2011 to 2016
Managers155.78.172.57.6+8
Professionals10138.350.510437.550.2-3
Technicians and Trades Workers2810.613.64114.812.9-13
Community and Personal Service Workers----0.5----0.5--
Clerical and Administrative Workers10339.022.611742.224.9-14
Sales Workers----1.2----1.4--
Machinery Operators And Drivers41.50.7----0.3--
Labourers134.91.982.91.4+5
Inadequately described or not stated----1.0----0.8--

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, Tasmania - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 8.1% Professionals, Tasmania - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 50.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Tasmania - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 13.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Tasmania - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 0.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Tasmania - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 22.6% Sales Workers, Tasmania - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 1.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Tasmania - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 0.7% Labourers, Tasmania - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 1.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Tasmania - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services  : 1.0% Managers, Murchison Area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 5.7% Professionals, Murchison Area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 38.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Murchison Area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 10.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Murchison Area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 39.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Murchison Area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 1.5% Labourers, Murchison Area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: 4.9%
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, Murchison Area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: +8 Professionals, Murchison Area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -3 Technicians and Trades Workers, Murchison Area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -13 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Murchison Area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: -14 Labourers, Murchison Area - Professional, Scientific and Technical Services: +5
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 (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) in Murchison Area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (103 people or 39.0%)
  • Professionals (101 people or 38.3%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (28 people or 10.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 232 people in total or 87.9% of the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services).

In comparison, Tasmania employed 22.6% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; 50.5% in Professionals; and 13.6% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) of the Murchison Area and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (39.0% compared to 22.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Labourers (4.9% compared to 1.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Professionals (38.3% compared to 50.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (10.6% compared to 13.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services)] in Murchison Area decreased by 13 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major changes in the occupations of the resident workers (Professional, Scientific and Technical Services) between 2011 and 2016 in the Murchison Area.

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