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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers managers in RDA Yorke and Mid North Region 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 Yorke and Mid North 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
RDA Yorke and Mid North Region 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2011 to 2016
Managers5,78319.812.66,24721.012.6-464
Professionals3,64012.420.33,65612.319.6-16
Technicians and Trades Workers3,94413.513.44,17814.114.1-234
Community and Personal Service Workers3,19610.912.02,9419.910.5+255
Clerical and Administrative Workers2,9099.913.32,99010.114.4-81
Sales Workers2,4988.59.62,4958.49.6+3
Machinery Operators And Drivers2,5218.66.12,5078.46.4+14
Labourers4,27314.611.14,20014.111.1+73
Inadequately described or not stated4741.61.55101.71.6-36

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, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region - All industries: 19.8% Professionals, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region - All industries: 12.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region - All industries: 13.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region - All industries: 10.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region - All industries: 9.9% Sales Workers, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region - All industries: 8.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region - All industries: 8.6% Labourers, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region - All industries: 14.6% Inadequately described or not stated, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region - All industries: 1.6%
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, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region - All industries: -464 Professionals, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region - All industries: -16 Technicians and Trades Workers, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region - All industries: -234 Community and Personal Service Workers, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region - All industries: +255 Clerical and Administrative Workers, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region - All industries: -81 Sales Workers, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region - All industries: +3 Machinery Operators And Drivers, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region - All industries: +14 Labourers, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region - All industries: +73 Inadequately described or not stated, RDA Yorke and Mid North Region - All industries: -36
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 RDA Yorke and Mid North Region in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (5,783 people or 19.8%)
  • Labourers (4,273 people or 14.6%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (3,944 people or 13.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 14,000 people in total or 47.9% of the resident workers .

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

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of RDA Yorke and Mid North Region and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (19.8% compared to 12.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (14.6% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (12.4% compared to 20.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (9.9% compared to 13.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in RDA Yorke and Mid North Region decreased by 486 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in RDA Yorke and Mid North Region were for those employed as:

  • Managers (-464 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+255 people)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-234 people)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-81 people)

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