Southern Mallee District Council
Local workers - Occupations - All industries
In the Southern Mallee District Council, 36.5% of workers were Managers, 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 Southern Mallee District Council will be influenced by factors including:
- The economic base and employment opportunities available in the Southern Mallee District 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|
|Southern Mallee District Council - All industries||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||South Australia||Number||%||South Australia||2011 - 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||100||10.1||13.4||102||9.5||14.1||-2|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||77||7.7||12.0||81||7.5||10.5||-4|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||68||6.8||13.4||76||7.1||14.4||-8|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||84||8.5||6.1||75||7.0||6.4||+9|
|Inadequately described or not stated||17||1.7||1.5||13||1.2||1.6||+4|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the jobs held by the All industries workforce in the Southern Mallee District Council in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Managers (363 local workers or 36.5%)
- Labourers (144 local workers or 14.5%)
- Technicians and Trades Workers (100 local workers or 10.1%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 607 people in total or 61.1% of the All industries local workers.
In comparison, South Australia employed 12.6% as Managers; 11.1% as Labourers and 13.4% as Technicians and Trades Workers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in the Southern Mallee District Council and South Australia were:
- A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (36.5% compared to 12.6%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (7.4% compared to 20.2%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (6.8% compared to 13.4%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (7.7% compared to 12.0%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce in the Southern Mallee District Council between 2011 and 2016 were those employed as:
- Managers (-92 local workers)
- Labourers (+31 local workers)
- Professionals (-23 local workers)
- Machinery Operators And Drivers (+9 local workers)