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Southern Flinders Region

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers managers in Southern Flinders 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
Southern Flinders Region 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2011 to 2016
Managers1,85717.412.61,97918.112.6-122
Professionals1,44813.620.31,44113.219.6+7
Technicians and Trades Workers1,46013.713.41,55214.214.1-92
Community and Personal Service Workers1,28412.112.01,16310.610.5+121
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,0529.913.31,10310.114.4-51
Sales Workers9779.29.61,0059.29.6-28
Machinery Operators And Drivers1,0479.86.11,14210.46.4-95
Labourers1,35612.711.11,35812.411.1-2
Inadequately described or not stated1711.61.52101.91.6-39

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, Southern Flinders Region - All industries: 17.4% Professionals, Southern Flinders Region - All industries: 13.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Southern Flinders Region - All industries: 13.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Southern Flinders Region - All industries: 12.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Southern Flinders Region - All industries: 9.9% Sales Workers, Southern Flinders Region - All industries: 9.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Southern Flinders Region - All industries: 9.8% Labourers, Southern Flinders Region - All industries: 12.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Southern Flinders 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, Southern Flinders Region - All industries: -122 Professionals, Southern Flinders Region - All industries: +7 Technicians and Trades Workers, Southern Flinders Region - All industries: -92 Community and Personal Service Workers, Southern Flinders Region - All industries: +121 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Southern Flinders Region - All industries: -51 Sales Workers, Southern Flinders Region - All industries: -28 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Southern Flinders Region - All industries: -95 Labourers, Southern Flinders Region - All industries: -2 Inadequately described or not stated, Southern Flinders Region - All industries: -39
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 Southern Flinders Region in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (1,857 people or 17.4%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,460 people or 13.7%)
  • Professionals (1,448 people or 13.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,765 people in total or 44.7% of the resident workers .

In comparison, South Australia employed 12.6% in Managers; 13.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 20.3% in Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of Southern Flinders Region and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (17.4% compared to 12.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (9.8% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (13.6% compared to 20.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (9.9% compared to 13.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Southern Flinders Region decreased by 301 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Managers (-122 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+121 people)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-95 people)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-92 people)

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