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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers managers in District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula 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 Lower Eyre Peninsula 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2011 to 2016
Managers56122.112.658324.912.6-22
Professionals33013.020.330613.119.6+24
Technicians and Trades Workers38315.113.434114.614.1+42
Community and Personal Service Workers25710.112.02109.010.5+47
Clerical and Administrative Workers29211.513.323910.214.4+53
Sales Workers1756.99.61757.59.60
Machinery Operators And Drivers1706.76.11677.16.4+3
Labourers32312.711.129412.611.1+29
Inadequately described or not stated512.01.5220.91.6+29

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 Lower Eyre Peninsula - All industries: 22.1% Professionals, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula - All industries: 13.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula - All industries: 15.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula - All industries: 10.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula - All industries: 11.5% Sales Workers, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula - All industries: 6.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula - All industries: 6.7% Labourers, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula - All industries: 12.7% Inadequately described or not stated, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula - All industries: 2.0%
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 Lower Eyre Peninsula - All industries: -22 Professionals, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula - All industries: +24 Technicians and Trades Workers, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula - All industries: +42 Community and Personal Service Workers, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula - All industries: +47 Clerical and Administrative Workers, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula - All industries: +53 Sales Workers, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula - All industries: 0 Machinery Operators And Drivers, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula - All industries: +3 Labourers, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula - All industries: +29 Inadequately described or not stated, District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula - All industries: +29
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 Lower Eyre Peninsula in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (561 people or 22.1%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (383 people or 15.1%)
  • Professionals (330 people or 13.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,274 people in total or 50.1% of the resident workers .

In comparison, South Australia employed 12.6% in Managers; 13.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 20.3% in Professionals.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (22.1% compared to 12.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (13.0% compared to 20.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Sales Workers (6.9% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (10.1% compared to 12.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula increased by 205 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula was for those employed as:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+53 people)

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