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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers managers in the Limestone Coast region 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 Limestone Coast 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
Limestone Coast region 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2011 to 2016
Managers5,17517.312.65,66818.812.6-493
Professionals3,63912.220.33,50711.619.6+132
Technicians and Trades Workers4,07813.613.44,35414.414.1-276
Community and Personal Service Workers2,98210.012.02,5888.610.5+394
Clerical and Administrative Workers3,13110.513.33,24710.814.4-116
Sales Workers3,00210.09.62,9319.79.6+71
Machinery Operators And Drivers2,5428.56.12,5668.56.4-24
Labourers4,97716.611.14,88116.211.1+96
Inadequately described or not stated4101.41.54471.51.6-37

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, Limestone Coast region - All industries: 17.3% Professionals, Limestone Coast region - All industries: 12.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Limestone Coast region - All industries: 13.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Limestone Coast region - All industries: 10.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Limestone Coast region - All industries: 10.5% Sales Workers, Limestone Coast region - All industries: 10.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Limestone Coast region - All industries: 8.5% Labourers, Limestone Coast region - All industries: 16.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Limestone Coast region - 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, Limestone Coast region - All industries: -493 Professionals, Limestone Coast region - All industries: +132 Technicians and Trades Workers, Limestone Coast region - All industries: -276 Community and Personal Service Workers, Limestone Coast region - All industries: +394 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Limestone Coast region - All industries: -116 Sales Workers, Limestone Coast region - All industries: +71 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Limestone Coast region - All industries: -24 Labourers, Limestone Coast region - All industries: +96 Inadequately described or not stated, Limestone Coast region - All industries: -37
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 Limestone Coast region in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (5,175 people or 17.3%)
  • Labourers (4,977 people or 16.6%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (4,078 people or 13.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 14,230 people in total or 47.5% of the resident workers .

In comparison, South Australia employed 12.6% in Managers; 11.1% in Labourers; and 13.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of the Limestone Coast region and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (16.6% compared to 11.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (17.3% compared to 12.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (12.2% compared to 20.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (10.5% compared to 13.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Limestone Coast region decreased by 253 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the Limestone Coast region were for those employed as:

  • Managers (-493 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+394 people)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-276 people)
  • Professionals (+132 people)

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