Southern Flinders Region
Local workers - Occupations - All industries
In Southern Flinders Region, 18.4% of workers were Managers, compared to 20.2% in South Australia.
Occupation is a key component for evaluating the socio-economic status of the local workers and the skills required to work in each industry sector.
The occupations of the local workers in Southern Flinders Region will be influenced by factors including:
- The economic base and employment opportunities available in Southern Flinders Region;
- The age of the workforce;
- The skill and qualification level required to enter an industry; and
- The working and social aspirations of the population.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work
|Local workers occupations|
|Southern Flinders Region - All industries||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||South Australia||Number||%||South Australia||2011 - 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||1,347||13.4||13.4||1,308||13.1||14.1||+39|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||1,225||12.1||12.0||1,085||10.9||10.5||+140|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||995||9.9||13.4||1,011||10.2||14.4||-16|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||859||8.5||6.1||897||9.0||6.4||-38|
|Inadequately described or not stated||159||1.6||1.5||193||1.9||1.6||-34|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the jobs held by the All industries workforce in Southern Flinders Region in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Managers (1,855 local workers or 18.4%)
- Professionals (1,432 local workers or 14.2%)
- Technicians and Trades Workers (1,347 local workers or 13.4%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,634 people in total or 45.9% of the All industries local workers.
In comparison, South Australia employed 12.6% as Managers; 20.2% as Professionals and 13.4% as Technicians and Trades Workers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in Southern Flinders Region and South Australia were:
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (14.2% compared to 20.2%)
- A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (18.4% compared to 12.6%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (9.9% compared to 13.4%)
- A larger percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (8.5% compared to 6.1%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce in Southern Flinders Region between 2011 and 2016 were those employed as:
- Community and Personal Service Workers (+140 local workers)
- Professionals (+71 local workers)
- Managers (-47 local workers)
- Labourers (+45 local workers)