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District Council of Elliston

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers managers in District Council of Elliston 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 Whyalla and Eyre Peninsula 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
District Council of Elliston 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2011 to 2016
Managers19639.312.622042.112.6-24
Professionals469.220.35710.919.6-11
Technicians and Trades Workers438.613.45210.014.1-9
Community and Personal Service Workers387.612.0336.310.5+5
Clerical and Administrative Workers428.413.3366.914.4+6
Sales Workers183.69.6244.69.6-6
Machinery Operators And Drivers275.46.1203.86.4+7
Labourers8416.811.17314.011.1+11
Inadequately described or not stated51.01.571.31.6-2

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, District Council of Elliston - All industries: 39.3% Professionals, District Council of Elliston - All industries: 9.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, District Council of Elliston - All industries: 8.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, District Council of Elliston - All industries: 7.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, District Council of Elliston - All industries: 8.4% Sales Workers, District Council of Elliston - All industries: 3.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, District Council of Elliston - All industries: 5.4% Labourers, District Council of Elliston - All industries: 16.8% Inadequately described or not stated, District Council of Elliston - All industries: 1.0%
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, District Council of Elliston - All industries: -24 Professionals, District Council of Elliston - All industries: -11 Technicians and Trades Workers, District Council of Elliston - All industries: -9 Community and Personal Service Workers, District Council of Elliston - All industries: +5 Clerical and Administrative Workers, District Council of Elliston - All industries: +6 Sales Workers, District Council of Elliston - All industries: -6 Machinery Operators And Drivers, District Council of Elliston - All industries: +7 Labourers, District Council of Elliston - All industries: +11 Inadequately described or not stated, District Council of Elliston - All industries: -2
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 District Council of Elliston in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (196 people or 39.3%)
  • Labourers (84 people or 16.8%)
  • Professionals (46 people or 9.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 326 people in total or 65.3% of the resident workers .

In comparison, South Australia employed 12.6% in Managers; 11.1% in Labourers; and 20.3% in Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of District Council of Elliston and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (39.3% compared to 12.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (16.8% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (9.2% compared to 20.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Sales Workers (3.6% compared to 9.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in District Council of Elliston decreased by 23 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in District Council of Elliston.

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