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Regional Council of Goyder

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within Regional Council of Goyder, the workforce has a similar proportion of Managers and Professionals compared to 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 RDA Yorke and Mid North Region will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in RDA Yorke and Mid North 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.

For a complete local workers analysis for RDA Yorke and Mid North Region, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, Regional Council of Goyder in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

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Local workers occupations
Regional Council of Goyder - All industries20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2011 to 2016
Managers43232.412.651035.212.6-78
Professionals14410.820.215310.619.6-9
Technicians and Trades Workers18313.713.419213.314.1-9
Community and Personal Service Workers977.312.01017.010.5-4
Clerical and Administrative Workers1128.413.41157.914.4-3
Sales Workers665.09.6876.09.6-21
Machinery Operators And Drivers685.16.1704.86.4-2
Labourers20015.011.120414.111.1-4
Inadequately described or not stated312.31.5171.21.6+14

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local workers occupations, 2016
Local workers occupations, 2016 Managers, South Australia: 12.6% Professionals, South Australia: 20.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, South Australia: 13.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, South Australia: 12.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, South Australia: 13.4% 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, Regional Council of Goyder: 32.4% Professionals, Regional Council of Goyder: 10.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Regional Council of Goyder: 13.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Regional Council of Goyder: 7.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Regional Council of Goyder: 8.4% Sales Workers, Regional Council of Goyder: 5.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Regional Council of Goyder: 5.1% Labourers, Regional Council of Goyder: 15.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Regional Council of Goyder: 2.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local workers occupations, 2011 to 2016
Change in local workers occupations, 2011 to 2016 Managers, Regional Council of Goyder - All industries: -78 Professionals, Regional Council of Goyder - All industries: -9 Technicians and Trades Workers, Regional Council of Goyder - All industries: -9 Community and Personal Service Workers, Regional Council of Goyder - All industries: -4 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Regional Council of Goyder - All industries: -3 Sales Workers, Regional Council of Goyder - All industries: -21 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Regional Council of Goyder - All industries: -2 Labourers, Regional Council of Goyder - All industries: -4 Inadequately described or not stated, Regional Council of Goyder - All industries: +14
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 workforce in Regional Council of Goyder in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (432 local workers or 32.4%)
  • Labourers (200 local workers or 15.0%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (183 local workers or 13.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 815 people in total or 61.1% of the local workers .

In comparison, South Australia employed 12.6% as Managers; 11.1% as Labourers; and 13.4% as Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in Regional Council of Goyder and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (32.4% compared to 12.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (10.8% compared to 20.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (8.4% compared to 13.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (7.3% compared to 12.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in Regional Council of Goyder workforce between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Managers (-78 local workers)
  • Sales Workers (-21 local workers)
  • Inadequately described or not stated (+14 local workers)
  • Professionals (-9 local workers)

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