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Northern Midlands Council area

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers managers in Northern Midlands 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
Northern Midlands Council area 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Tasmania%Number%Tasmania%2011 to 2016
Managers89016.212.285915.912.4+31
Professionals66112.018.860911.318.5+52
Technicians and Trades Workers84615.414.088816.514.8-42
Community and Personal Service Workers54910.012.454010.011.1+9
Clerical and Administrative Workers62111.313.060611.213.8+15
Sales Workers55010.09.95289.89.7+22
Machinery Operators And Drivers4858.86.44768.86.7+9
Labourers79714.511.680414.911.3-7
Inadequately described or not stated961.71.7851.61.5+11

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 : 12.2% Professionals, Tasmania : 18.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Tasmania : 14.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Tasmania : 12.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Tasmania : 13.0% Sales Workers, Tasmania : 9.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Tasmania : 6.4% Labourers, Tasmania : 11.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Tasmania : 1.7% Managers, Northern Midlands Council area - All industries: 16.2% Professionals, Northern Midlands Council area - All industries: 12.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Northern Midlands Council area - All industries: 15.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Northern Midlands Council area - All industries: 10.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Northern Midlands Council area - All industries: 11.3% Sales Workers, Northern Midlands Council area - All industries: 10.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Northern Midlands Council area - All industries: 8.8% Labourers, Northern Midlands Council area - All industries: 14.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Northern Midlands Council area - All industries: 1.7%
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, Northern Midlands Council area - All industries: +31 Professionals, Northern Midlands Council area - All industries: +52 Technicians and Trades Workers, Northern Midlands Council area - All industries: -42 Community and Personal Service Workers, Northern Midlands Council area - All industries: +9 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Northern Midlands Council area - All industries: +15 Sales Workers, Northern Midlands Council area - All industries: +22 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Northern Midlands Council area - All industries: +9 Labourers, Northern Midlands Council area - All industries: -7 Inadequately described or not stated, Northern Midlands 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 Northern Midlands Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (890 people or 16.2%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (846 people or 15.4%)
  • Labourers (797 people or 14.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,533 people in total or 46.1% of the resident workers .

In comparison, Tasmania employed 12.2% in Managers; 14.0% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 11.6% in Labourers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of Northern Midlands Council area and Tasmania were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (16.2% compared to 12.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (14.5% compared to 11.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (8.8% compared to 6.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (12.0% compared to 18.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Northern Midlands Council area increased by 100 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in Northern Midlands Council area was for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+52 people)

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