In the Flinders Council, 30.0% of workers were Managers, compared to 18.8% in Tasmania.
Occupation is a key component for evaluating the socio-economic status of the local workers and the skills required to work in each industry sector.
The occupations of the local workers in the Flinders Council will be influenced by factors including:
- The economic base and employment opportunities available in the Flinders Council;
- The age of the workforce;
- The skill and qualification level required to enter an industry; and
- The working and social aspirations of the population.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work
|Local workers occupations|
|Flinders Council - All industries||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Tasmania||Number||%||Tasmania||2011 - 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||54||13.0||13.9||52||12.9||14.8||+2|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||39||9.4||12.4||32||7.9||11.2||+7|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||28||6.8||13.0||28||6.9||13.9||--|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||13||3.1||6.3||21||5.2||6.6||-8|
|Inadequately described or not stated||9||2.2||1.7||18||4.5||1.5||-9|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the jobs held by the All industries workforce in the Flinders Council in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Managers (124 local workers or 30.0%)
- Labourers (61 local workers or 14.7%)
- Professionals (59 local workers or 14.3%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 244 people in total or 58.9% of the All industries local workers.
In comparison, Tasmania employed 12.2% as Managers; 11.7% as Labourers and 18.8% as Professionals.
The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in the Flinders Council and Tasmania were:
- A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (30.0% compared to 12.2%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (6.8% compared to 13.0%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (14.3% compared to 18.8%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (6.5% compared to 9.9%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce in the Flinders Council between 2011 and 2016 were those employed as:
- Managers (+14 local workers)
- Inadequately described or not stated (-9 local workers)
- Machinery Operators And Drivers (-8 local workers)
- Community and Personal Service Workers (+7 local workers)