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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island 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 RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island'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
RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2011 to 2016
Managers8,27415.112.68,36015.512.6-86
Professionals11,52721.020.311,16220.719.6+365
Technicians and Trades Workers7,82014.313.47,97614.814.1-156
Community and Personal Service Workers6,51911.912.05,65910.510.5+860
Clerical and Administrative Workers6,63412.113.36,98112.914.4-347
Sales Workers4,9549.09.64,8158.99.6+139
Machinery Operators And Drivers2,6674.96.12,7165.06.4-49
Labourers5,65110.311.15,58310.311.1+68
Inadequately described or not stated7331.31.57561.41.6-23

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, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: 15.1% Professionals, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: 21.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: 14.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: 11.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: 12.1% Sales Workers, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: 9.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: 4.9% Labourers, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: 10.3% Inadequately described or not stated, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: 1.3%
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, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: -86 Professionals, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: +365 Technicians and Trades Workers, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: -156 Community and Personal Service Workers, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: +860 Clerical and Administrative Workers, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: -347 Sales Workers, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: +139 Machinery Operators And Drivers, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: -49 Labourers, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: +68 Inadequately described or not stated, RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island - All industries: -23
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 RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (11,527 people or 21.0%)
  • Managers (8,274 people or 15.1%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (7,820 people or 14.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 27,621 people in total or 50.4% of the resident workers .

In comparison, South Australia employed 20.3% in Professionals; 12.6% in Managers; and 13.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (15.1% compared to 12.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (4.9% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (12.1% compared to 13.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island increased by 771 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the RDA Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu and Kangaroo Island were for those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+860 people)
  • Professionals (+365 people)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-347 people)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-156 people)

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