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Break O'Day Council area

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers managers in Break O'Day 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 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

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Resident workers occupations
Break O'Day Council area 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Accommodation and Food Services%Number%Accommodation and Food Services%2011 to 2016
Managers33217.227.333316.322.3-1
Professionals23212.01.324111.8---9
Technicians and Trades Workers26413.713.929214.315.7-28
Community and Personal Service Workers25113.024.223411.521.0+17
Clerical and Administrative Workers19910.33.520510.16.6-6
Sales Workers1859.61.71788.73.1+7
Machinery Operators And Drivers1578.11.71828.91.3-25
Labourers28414.726.433416.428.4-50
Inadequately described or not stated271.4--381.91.7-11

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 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers occupations, 2016
Resident workers occupations, 2016 Managers, Break O'Day Council area - Accommodation and Food Services : 27.3% Professionals, Break O'Day Council area - Accommodation and Food Services : 1.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Break O'Day Council area - Accommodation and Food Services : 13.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Break O'Day Council area - Accommodation and Food Services : 24.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Break O'Day Council area - Accommodation and Food Services : 3.5% Sales Workers, Break O'Day Council area - Accommodation and Food Services : 1.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Break O'Day Council area - Accommodation and Food Services : 1.7% Labourers, Break O'Day Council area - Accommodation and Food Services : 26.4% Managers, Break O'Day Council area - All industries: 17.2% Professionals, Break O'Day Council area - All industries: 12.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Break O'Day Council area - All industries: 13.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Break O'Day Council area - All industries: 13.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Break O'Day Council area - All industries: 10.3% Sales Workers, Break O'Day Council area - All industries: 9.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Break O'Day Council area - All industries: 8.1% Labourers, Break O'Day Council area - All industries: 14.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Break O'Day Council area - All industries: 1.4%
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, Break O'Day Council area - All industries: -1 Professionals, Break O'Day Council area - All industries: -9 Technicians and Trades Workers, Break O'Day Council area - All industries: -28 Community and Personal Service Workers, Break O'Day Council area - All industries: +17 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Break O'Day Council area - All industries: -6 Sales Workers, Break O'Day Council area - All industries: +7 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Break O'Day Council area - All industries: -25 Labourers, Break O'Day Council area - All industries: -50 Inadequately described or not stated, Break O'Day Council area - All industries: -11
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 Break O'Day Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (332 people or 17.2%)
  • Labourers (284 people or 14.7%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (264 people or 13.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 880 people in total or 45.6% of the resident workers .

In comparison, Accommodation and Food Services employed 27.3% in Managers; 26.4% in Labourers; and 13.9% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of Break O'Day Council area and Accommodation and Food Services were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (12.0% compared to 1.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (14.7% compared to 26.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (13.0% compared to 24.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (17.2% compared to 27.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Break O'Day Council area decreased by 106 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in Break O'Day Council area was for those employed as:

  • Labourers (-50 people)

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