RDA Murraylands and Riverland

economic profile

rda-murraylands-riverland logo

District Council of Loxton Waikerie

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

In the District Council of Loxton Waikerie, 21.4% 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 District Council of Loxton Waikerie will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in the District Council of Loxton Waikerie;
  • The age of the workforce;
  • The skill and qualification level required to enter an industry; and
  • The working and social aspirations of the population.

For a complete local workers analysis for the District Council of Loxton Waikerie, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note: The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, the District Council of Loxton Waikerie in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.
Current area:
Select industry:
Current benchmark:
Gender:
reset
Did you know? By clicking/tapping on a data row in the table you will be able to see sub categories.
reset
export
  • Excel
  • Excel full
  • Word
  • Word full
Local workers occupations
District Council of Loxton Waikerie - All industries 20162011Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. South AustraliaNumber%. South Australia2011 - 2016
Managers94321.012.61,07123.412.6-128
Professionals47310.520.246010.019.6+13
Technicians and Trades Workers53211.813.450210.914.1+30
Community and Personal Service Workers4289.512.04439.710.5-15
Clerical and Administrative Workers45510.113.44058.814.4+50
Sales Workers3247.29.63347.39.6-10
Machinery Operators And Drivers3066.86.12856.26.4+21
Labourers96021.411.11,01322.111.1-53
Inadequately described or not stated701.61.5721.61.6-2
Total Persons4,491100.0100.04,585100.0100.0-94

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

Please refer to specific data notes for more information
Did you know? By clicking/tapping on a category in the chart below you will be able to drilldown to the sub categories.
loading animation
loading animation

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the All industries workforce in the District Council of Loxton Waikerie in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (960 local workers or 21.4%)
  • Managers (943 local workers or 21.0%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (532 local workers or 11.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,435 people in total or 54.2% of the All industries local workers.

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

The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in the District Council of Loxton Waikerie and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (21.4% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (10.5% compared to 20.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (21.0% compared to 12.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (10.1% compared to 13.4%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce in the District Council of Loxton Waikerie between 2011 and 2016 were those employed as:

  • Managers (-128 local workers)
  • Labourers (-53 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+50 local workers)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+30 local workers)

To continue building your economic story go to...

RDA Murraylands and Riverland

economic profile