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Mid North Region

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers managers in 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
Mid North Region 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2011 to 2016
Managers1,95622.712.62,18424.812.6-228
Professionals1,01611.820.31,06212.119.6-46
Technicians and Trades Workers1,09812.713.41,16913.314.1-71
Community and Personal Service Workers7809.012.07208.210.5+60
Clerical and Administrative Workers86610.013.388010.014.4-14
Sales Workers6087.09.65996.89.6+9
Machinery Operators And Drivers7078.26.16257.16.4+82
Labourers1,46116.911.11,44416.411.1+17
Inadequately described or not stated1351.61.51291.51.6+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 : 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, Mid North Region - All industries: 22.7% Professionals, Mid North Region - All industries: 11.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Mid North Region - All industries: 12.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Mid North Region - All industries: 9.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Mid North Region - All industries: 10.0% Sales Workers, Mid North Region - All industries: 7.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Mid North Region - All industries: 8.2% Labourers, Mid North Region - All industries: 16.9% Inadequately described or not stated, 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, Mid North Region - All industries: -228 Professionals, Mid North Region - All industries: -46 Technicians and Trades Workers, Mid North Region - All industries: -71 Community and Personal Service Workers, Mid North Region - All industries: +60 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Mid North Region - All industries: -14 Sales Workers, Mid North Region - All industries: +9 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Mid North Region - All industries: +82 Labourers, Mid North Region - All industries: +17 Inadequately described or not stated, Mid North Region - All industries: +6
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 Mid North Region in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (1,956 people or 22.7%)
  • Labourers (1,461 people or 16.9%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,098 people or 12.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,515 people in total or 52.3% 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 Mid North Region and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (22.7% compared to 12.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (16.9% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (11.8% compared to 20.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (10.0% compared to 13.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Mid North Region decreased by 185 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Managers (-228 people)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+82 people)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-71 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+60 people)

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