Port Pirie Regional Council area
Local workers - Occupations - All industries
In Port Pirie Regional Council area, 15.6% of workers were Professionals, 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 Port Pirie Regional Council area will be influenced by factors including:
- The economic base and employment opportunities available in Port Pirie Regional Council area;
- 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|
|Port Pirie Regional Council area - All industries||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||South Australia||Number||%||South Australia||2011 - 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||982||14.8||13.4||894||13.9||14.1||+88|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||895||13.5||12.0||779||12.2||10.5||+116|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||721||10.8||13.4||739||11.5||14.4||-18|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||667||10.0||6.1||697||10.9||6.4||-30|
|Inadequately described or not stated||110||1.7||1.5||140||2.2||1.6||-30|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the jobs held by the All industries workforce in Port Pirie Regional Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Professionals (1,035 local workers or 15.6%)
- Technicians and Trades Workers (982 local workers or 14.8%)
- Community and Personal Service Workers (895 local workers or 13.5%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,912 people in total or 43.8% of the All industries local workers.
In comparison, South Australia employed 20.2% as Professionals; 13.4% as Technicians and Trades Workers and 12.0% as Community and Personal Service Workers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in Port Pirie Regional Council area and South Australia were:
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (15.6% compared to 20.2%)
- A larger percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (10.0% compared to 6.1%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (10.8% compared to 13.4%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Managers (10.9% compared to 12.6%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce in Port Pirie Regional Council area between 2011 and 2016 were those employed as:
- Community and Personal Service Workers (+116 local workers)
- Technicians and Trades Workers (+88 local workers)
- Professionals (+81 local workers)
- Labourers (+51 local workers)