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Copper Coast Council area

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers technicians and trades workers in Copper Coast 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
Copper Coast Council area 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2011 to 2016
Managers61212.312.663813.212.6-26
Professionals64312.920.361312.719.6+30
Technicians and Trades Workers75915.313.477516.014.1-16
Community and Personal Service Workers63812.812.056811.810.5+70
Clerical and Administrative Workers53410.713.352210.814.4+12
Sales Workers57111.59.656711.79.6+4
Machinery Operators And Drivers3907.86.13717.76.4+19
Labourers73614.811.170214.511.1+34
Inadequately described or not stated871.81.5781.61.6+9

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, Copper Coast Council area - All industries: 12.3% Professionals, Copper Coast Council area - All industries: 12.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Copper Coast Council area - All industries: 15.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Copper Coast Council area - All industries: 12.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Copper Coast Council area - All industries: 10.7% Sales Workers, Copper Coast Council area - All industries: 11.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Copper Coast Council area - All industries: 7.8% Labourers, Copper Coast Council area - All industries: 14.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Copper Coast Council area - All industries: 1.8%
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, Copper Coast Council area - All industries: -26 Professionals, Copper Coast Council area - All industries: +30 Technicians and Trades Workers, Copper Coast Council area - All industries: -16 Community and Personal Service Workers, Copper Coast Council area - All industries: +70 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Copper Coast Council area - All industries: +12 Sales Workers, Copper Coast Council area - All industries: +4 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Copper Coast Council area - All industries: +19 Labourers, Copper Coast Council area - All industries: +34 Inadequately described or not stated, Copper Coast Council area - All industries: +9
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 Copper Coast Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (759 people or 15.3%)
  • Labourers (736 people or 14.8%)
  • Professionals (643 people or 12.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,138 people in total or 43.0% of the resident workers .

In comparison, South Australia employed 13.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 11.1% in Labourers; and 20.3% in Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of Copper Coast Council area and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (14.8% compared to 11.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Sales Workers (11.5% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (12.9% compared to 20.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (10.7% compared to 13.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Copper Coast Council area increased by 136 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in Copper Coast Council area was for those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+70 people)

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