King Island Council area
Resident workers - Occupations of employment
There are more resident workers managers in King Island Council 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|
|King Island Council area||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Tasmania%||Number||%||Tasmania%||2011 to 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||99||12.3||14.0||93||10.9||14.8||+6||27000||P|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||51||6.4||12.4||53||6.2||11.1||-2||28000||P|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||73||9.1||13.0||76||8.9||13.8||-3||29000||P|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||59||7.3||6.4||55||6.5||6.7||+4||31000||P|
|Inadequately described or not stated||15||1.9||1.7||11||1.3||1.5||+4||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 King Island Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Managers (207 people or 25.8%)
- Labourers (185 people or 23.0%)
- Technicians and Trades Workers (99 people or 12.3%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 491 people in total or 61.1% of the resident workers .
In comparison, Tasmania employed 12.2% in Managers; 11.6% in Labourers; and 14.0% in Technicians and Trades Workers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of King Island Council area and Tasmania were:
- A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (25.8% compared to 12.2%)
- A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (23.0% compared to 11.6%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (8.5% compared to 18.8%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (6.4% compared to 12.4%)
The number of people in the resident workers ] in King Island Council area decreased by 49 between 2011 and 2016.
The largest change in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in King Island Council area was for those employed as:
- Labourers (-59 people)