City of Launceston
Resident workers - Occupations of employment
There are more resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) community and personal service workers in City of Launceston 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 Northern Tasmania Region'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|
|City of Launceston||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Tasmania%||Number||%||Tasmania%||2011 to 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||290||12.4||13.6||296||12.6||13.6||-6||27000||P|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||699||29.8||28.3||673||28.6||28.3||+26||28000||P|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||99||4.2||4.0||100||4.2||4.3||-1||29000||P|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||33||1.4||1.2||26||1.1||1.1||+7||31000||P|
|Inadequately described or not stated||11||0.5||0.7||17||0.7||0.9||-6||33000||P|
The Northern Tasmania region includes the following 8 LGAs; Break O'Day (M), Dorset (M), Flinders (M), George Town (M), Launceston (C), Meander Valley (M), Northern Midlands (M) & West Tamar (M).
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 (Accommodation and Food Services) in City of Launceston in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Community and Personal Service Workers (699 people or 29.8%)
- Labourers (550 people or 23.5%)
- Managers (344 people or 14.7%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,593 people in total or 68.0% of the resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services).
In comparison, Tasmania employed 28.3% in Community and Personal Service Workers; 23.2% in Labourers; and 16.2% in Managers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) of City of Launceston and Tasmania were:
- A larger percentage of resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (29.8% compared to 28.3%)
- A larger percentage of resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) employed as Sales Workers (13.2% compared to 12.0%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) employed as Managers (14.7% compared to 16.2%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (12.4% compared to 13.6%)
The number of people in the resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services)] in City of Launceston decreased by 12 between 2011 and 2016.
There were no major changes in the occupations of the resident workers (Accommodation and Food Services) between 2011 and 2016 in City of Launceston.