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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers managers in Barunga West Council 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
Barunga West Council 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2011 to 2016
Managers26829.112.630032.312.6-32
Professionals11212.220.310010.819.6+12
Technicians and Trades Workers9210.013.410611.414.1-14
Community and Personal Service Workers909.812.0919.810.5-1
Clerical and Administrative Workers768.313.3859.214.4-9
Sales Workers444.89.6374.09.6+7
Machinery Operators And Drivers808.76.1768.26.4+4
Labourers13614.811.111712.611.1+19
Inadequately described or not stated232.51.5161.71.6+7

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, Barunga West Council - All industries: 29.1% Professionals, Barunga West Council - All industries: 12.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Barunga West Council - All industries: 10.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Barunga West Council - All industries: 9.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Barunga West Council - All industries: 8.3% Sales Workers, Barunga West Council - All industries: 4.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Barunga West Council - All industries: 8.7% Labourers, Barunga West Council - All industries: 14.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Barunga West Council - All industries: 2.5%
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, Barunga West Council - All industries: -32 Professionals, Barunga West Council - All industries: +12 Technicians and Trades Workers, Barunga West Council - All industries: -14 Community and Personal Service Workers, Barunga West Council - All industries: -1 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Barunga West Council - All industries: -9 Sales Workers, Barunga West Council - All industries: +7 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Barunga West Council - All industries: +4 Labourers, Barunga West Council - All industries: +19 Inadequately described or not stated, Barunga West Council - All industries: +7
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 Barunga West Council in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (268 people or 29.1%)
  • Labourers (136 people or 14.8%)
  • Professionals (112 people or 12.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 516 people in total or 56.0% 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 Barunga West Council and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (29.1% compared to 12.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (12.2% compared to 20.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (8.3% compared to 13.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Sales Workers (4.8% compared to 9.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Barunga West Council decreased by 7 between 2011 and 2016.

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

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