Yorke Peninsula Council area
Resident workers - Occupations of employment
There are more resident workers (Other Services) technicians and trades workers 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
|Resident workers occupations|
|Yorke Peninsula Council area||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||South Australia%||Number||%||South Australia%||2011 to 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||82||59.9||45.3||93||65.5||47.5||-11||27000||P|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||16||11.7||14.0||6||4.2||11.4||+10||28000||P|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||6||4.4||11.0||16||11.3||11.5||-10||29000||P|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||--||--||1.8||--||--||1.7||--||31000||P|
|Inadequately described or not stated||--||--||0.7||--||--||0.9||--||33000||P|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers (Other Services) in Yorke Peninsula Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Technicians and Trades Workers (82 people or 59.9%)
- Labourers (17 people or 12.4%)
- Community and Personal Service Workers (16 people or 11.7%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 115 people in total or 83.9% of the resident workers (Other Services).
In comparison, South Australia employed 45.3% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 8.7% in Labourers; and 14.0% in Community and Personal Service Workers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Other Services) of Yorke Peninsula Council area and South Australia were:
- A larger percentage of resident workers (Other Services) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (59.9% compared to 45.3%)
- A larger percentage of resident workers (Other Services) employed as Labourers (12.4% compared to 8.7%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (Other Services) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (4.4% compared to 11.0%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (Other Services) employed as Managers (3.6% compared to 7.6%)
The number of people in the resident workers (Other Services)] in Yorke Peninsula Council area decreased by 5 between 2011 and 2016.
There were no major changes in the occupations of the resident workers (Other Services) between 2011 and 2016 in Yorke Peninsula Council area.