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Shire of Moora

Occupation of employment

There were more managers in the Shire of Moora in 2011 than any other occupation.

The Shire of Moora's occupation statistics quantify the occupations in which the residents work (which may be within the residing area or elsewhere). This will be influenced by the economic base and employment opportunities available in the area, education levels, and the working and social aspirations of the population. When viewed with other indicators, such as Educational Qualifications and Individual Income, Occupation is a key measure for evaluating the Shire of Moora's socio-economic status and skill base.

Derived from the two Census questions:

'In the main job held last week, what was the person's occupation?' and 'What are the main tasks that the person himself/herself usually performs in that occupation?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Shire of Moora - Employed persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Regional WA %Number%Regional WA %2006 to 2011
Managers32525.915.137130.317.1-46
Professionals13110.513.31149.312.6+17
Technicians and Trades Workers17413.918.918214.817.4-8
Community and Personal Service Workers947.58.5756.18.0+19
Clerical and Administrative Workers13410.711.41219.910.9+13
Sales Workers927.37.1887.27.7+4
Machinery Operators And Drivers1159.211.3977.99.9+18
Labourers17113.612.816613.514.6+5
Inadequately described171.41.6121.01.7+5

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Occupation of employment, 2011
Occupation of employment, 2011 Managers, Regional WA: 15.1% Professionals, Regional WA: 13.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Regional WA: 18.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Regional WA: 8.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Regional WA: 11.4% Sales Workers, Regional WA: 7.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Regional WA: 11.3% Labourers, Regional WA: 12.8% Inadequately described, Regional WA: 1.6% Managers, Shire of Moora: 25.9% Professionals, Shire of Moora: 10.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Shire of Moora: 13.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Shire of Moora: 7.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Shire of Moora: 10.7% Sales Workers, Shire of Moora: 7.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Shire of Moora: 9.2% Labourers, Shire of Moora: 13.6% Inadequately described, Shire of Moora: 1.4%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in occupation of employment, 2006 to 2011
Change in occupation of employment, 2006 to 2011 Managers, Shire of Moora: -46 Professionals, Shire of Moora: +17 Technicians and Trades Workers, Shire of Moora: -8 Community and Personal Service Workers, Shire of Moora: +19 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Shire of Moora: +13 Sales Workers, Shire of Moora: +4 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Shire of Moora: +18 Labourers, Shire of Moora: +5 Inadequately described, Shire of Moora: +5
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident population in Shire of Moora in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (325 people or 25.9%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (174 people or 13.9%)
  • Labourers (171 people or 13.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 670 people in total or 53.5% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Regional WA employed 15.1% in Managers; 18.9% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 12.8% in Labourers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of the Shire of Moora and Regional WA were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (25.9% compared to 15.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (13.9% compared to 18.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (10.5% compared to 13.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (9.2% compared to 11.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Shire of Moora increased by 27 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in the Shire of Moora between 2006 and 2011.

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