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Yorke Peninsula Council area

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) managers in Yorke Peninsula Council area 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
Yorke Peninsula Council area 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2011 to 2016
Managers73668.453.077773.960.0-41
Professionals201.92.6171.62.4+3
Technicians and Trades Workers454.25.6353.35.0+10
Community and Personal Service Workers----0.2----0.2--
Clerical and Administrative Workers393.64.9353.34.4+4
Sales Workers30.31.2----0.6--
Machinery Operators And Drivers343.25.3252.43.6+9
Labourers19918.526.315915.123.1+40
Inadequately described or not stated----0.930.30.6--

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 - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 53.0% Professionals, South Australia - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 2.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, South Australia - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 5.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, South Australia - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 0.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, South Australia - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 4.9% Sales Workers, South Australia - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 1.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, South Australia - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 5.3% Labourers, South Australia - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 26.3% Inadequately described or not stated, South Australia - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing  : 0.9% Managers, Yorke Peninsula Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 68.4% Professionals, Yorke Peninsula Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 1.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Yorke Peninsula Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 4.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Yorke Peninsula Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 3.6% Sales Workers, Yorke Peninsula Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 0.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Yorke Peninsula Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 3.2% Labourers, Yorke Peninsula Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: 18.5%
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, Yorke Peninsula Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: -41 Professionals, Yorke Peninsula Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +3 Technicians and Trades Workers, Yorke Peninsula Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +10 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Yorke Peninsula Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +4 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Yorke Peninsula Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +9 Labourers, Yorke Peninsula Council area - Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing: +40
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 (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) in Yorke Peninsula Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (736 people or 68.4%)
  • Labourers (199 people or 18.5%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (45 people or 4.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 980 people in total or 91.1% of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing).

In comparison, South Australia employed 53.0% in Managers; 26.3% in Labourers; and 5.6% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) of Yorke Peninsula Council area and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) employed as Managers (68.4% compared to 53.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) employed as Labourers (18.5% compared to 26.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (3.2% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (4.2% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing)] in Yorke Peninsula Council area increased by 25 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major changes in the occupations of the resident workers (Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing) between 2011 and 2016 in Yorke Peninsula Council area.

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