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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in the Town of Victoria Park 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 Town of Victoria Park'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
Town of Victoria Park 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Western Australia%Number%Western Australia%2011 to 2016
Managers2,08511.912.01,96311.712.2+122
Professionals5,02328.720.54,75528.419.9+268
Technicians and Trades Workers2,38513.616.22,32013.816.7+65
Community and Personal Service Workers1,88610.810.61,5729.49.4+314
Clerical and Administrative Workers2,20312.613.02,49714.914.4-294
Sales Workers1,3617.88.81,2317.38.6+130
Machinery Operators And Drivers8044.67.58355.07.6-31
Labourers1,4908.59.71,3688.29.7+122
Inadequately described or not stated2571.51.72271.41.5+30

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, Western Australia : 12.0% Professionals, Western Australia : 20.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Western Australia : 16.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Western Australia : 10.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Western Australia : 13.0% Sales Workers, Western Australia : 8.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Western Australia : 7.5% Labourers, Western Australia : 9.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Western Australia : 1.7% Managers, Town of Victoria Park - All industries: 11.9% Professionals, Town of Victoria Park - All industries: 28.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Town of Victoria Park - All industries: 13.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Town of Victoria Park - All industries: 10.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Town of Victoria Park - All industries: 12.6% Sales Workers, Town of Victoria Park - All industries: 7.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Town of Victoria Park - All industries: 4.6% Labourers, Town of Victoria Park - All industries: 8.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Town of Victoria Park - All industries: 1.5%
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, Town of Victoria Park - All industries: +122 Professionals, Town of Victoria Park - All industries: +268 Technicians and Trades Workers, Town of Victoria Park - All industries: +65 Community and Personal Service Workers, Town of Victoria Park - All industries: +314 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Town of Victoria Park - All industries: -294 Sales Workers, Town of Victoria Park - All industries: +130 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Town of Victoria Park - All industries: -31 Labourers, Town of Victoria Park - All industries: +122 Inadequately described or not stated, Town of Victoria Park - All industries: +30
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 Town of Victoria Park in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (5,023 people or 28.7%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (2,385 people or 13.6%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (2,203 people or 12.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 9,611 people in total or 54.9% of the resident workers .

In comparison, Western Australia employed 20.5% in Professionals; 16.2% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 13.0% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of the Town of Victoria Park and Western Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (28.7% compared to 20.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (4.6% compared to 7.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (13.6% compared to 16.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (8.5% compared to 9.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Town of Victoria Park increased by 726 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the Town of Victoria Park were for those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+314 people)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-294 people)
  • Professionals (+268 people)
  • Sales Workers (+130 people)

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