Rural City of Murray Bridge
Local workers - Occupations - All industries
In the Rural City of Murray Bridge, 22.9% of workers were Labourers, compared to 20.2% in South Australia.
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 Rural City of Murray Bridge will be influenced by factors including:
- The economic base and employment opportunities available in the Rural City of Murray Bridge;
- 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|
|Rural City of Murray Bridge - All industries||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||South Australia||Number||%||South Australia||2011 - 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||1,077||12.0||13.4||1,049||12.5||14.1||+28|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||1,138||12.7||12.0||973||11.6||10.5||+165|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||858||9.5||13.4||906||10.8||14.4||-48|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||635||7.1||6.1||671||8.0||6.4||-36|
|Inadequately described or not stated||161||1.8||1.5||152||1.8||1.6||+9|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the jobs held by the All industries workforce in the Rural City of Murray Bridge in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Labourers (2,055 local workers or 22.9%)
- Community and Personal Service Workers (1,138 local workers or 12.7%)
- Technicians and Trades Workers (1,077 local workers or 12.0%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,270 people in total or 47.5% of the All industries local workers.
In comparison, South Australia employed 11.1% as Labourers; 12.0% as Community and Personal Service Workers and 13.4% as Technicians and Trades Workers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in the Rural City of Murray Bridge and South Australia were:
- A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (22.9% compared to 11.1%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (12.0% compared to 20.2%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (9.5% compared to 13.4%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (12.0% compared to 13.4%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce in the Rural City of Murray Bridge between 2011 and 2016 were those employed as:
- Labourers (+261 local workers)
- Sales Workers (+166 local workers)
- Community and Personal Service Workers (+165 local workers)
- Clerical and Administrative Workers (-48 local workers)