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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers labourers in the City of Playford 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 City of Playford'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
City of Playford 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2011 to 2016
Managers2,8928.912.62,6918.812.6+201
Professionals3,2049.820.32,8409.319.6+364
Technicians and Trades Workers4,94515.113.44,73315.514.1+212
Community and Personal Service Workers4,50713.812.03,50211.510.5+1,005
Clerical and Administrative Workers4,03912.413.34,16513.614.4-126
Sales Workers3,54610.99.63,20110.59.6+345
Machinery Operators And Drivers3,68811.36.13,64811.96.4+40
Labourers5,20916.011.15,15716.911.1+52
Inadequately described or not stated6171.91.56482.11.6-31

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, South Australia : 12.6% Professionals, South Australia : 20.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, South Australia : 13.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, South Australia : 12.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, South Australia : 13.3% Sales Workers, South Australia : 9.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, South Australia : 6.1% Labourers, South Australia : 11.1% Inadequately described or not stated, South Australia : 1.5% Managers, City of Playford - All industries: 8.9% Professionals, City of Playford - All industries: 9.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Playford - All industries: 15.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Playford - All industries: 13.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Playford - All industries: 12.4% Sales Workers, City of Playford - All industries: 10.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Playford - All industries: 11.3% Labourers, City of Playford - All industries: 16.0% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Playford - All industries: 1.9%
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, City of Playford - All industries: +201 Professionals, City of Playford - All industries: +364 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Playford - All industries: +212 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Playford - All industries: +1,005 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Playford - All industries: -126 Sales Workers, City of Playford - All industries: +345 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Playford - All industries: +40 Labourers, City of Playford - All industries: +52 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Playford - All industries: -31
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 City of Playford in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (5,209 people or 16.0%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (4,945 people or 15.1%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (4,507 people or 13.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 14,661 people in total or 44.9% of the resident workers .

In comparison, South Australia employed 11.1% in Labourers; 13.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 12.0% in Community and Personal Service Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of the City of Playford and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (11.3% compared to 6.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (16.0% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (9.8% compared to 20.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (8.9% compared to 12.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in City of Playford increased by 2,062 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Playford were for those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,005 people)
  • Professionals (+364 people)
  • Sales Workers (+345 people)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+212 people)

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