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Shire of Morawa

Occupation of employment

There were more managers in the Shire of Morawa in 2016 than any other occupation.

The Shire of Morawa'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 Morawa'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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Shire of Morawa - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%Regional WA %Number%Regional WA %2011 to 2016
Managers9832.714.411027.615.1-12
Professionals3812.713.84110.313.3-3
Technicians and Trades Workers299.718.45112.818.9-22
Community and Personal Service Workers268.79.8389.58.5-12
Clerical and Administrative Workers186.010.64010.011.4-22
Sales Workers206.77.7215.37.1-1
Machinery Operators And Drivers268.711.04912.311.3-23
Labourers3612.012.64210.512.8-6
Not stated or inadequately described0--0.771.81.6-7

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

Occupation of employment, 2016
Occupation of employment, 2016 Managers, Regional WA: 14.4% Professionals, Regional WA: 13.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Regional WA: 18.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Regional WA: 9.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Regional WA: 10.6% Sales Workers, Regional WA: 7.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Regional WA: 11.0% Labourers, Regional WA: 12.6% Managers, Shire of Morawa: 32.7% Professionals, Shire of Morawa: 12.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Shire of Morawa: 9.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Shire of Morawa: 8.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Shire of Morawa: 6.0% Sales Workers, Shire of Morawa: 6.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Shire of Morawa: 8.7% Labourers, Shire of Morawa: 12.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016 Managers, Shire of Morawa: -12 Professionals, Shire of Morawa: -3 Technicians and Trades Workers, Shire of Morawa: -22 Community and Personal Service Workers, Shire of Morawa: -12 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Shire of Morawa: -22 Sales Workers, Shire of Morawa: -1 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Shire of Morawa: -23 Labourers, Shire of Morawa: -6
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Morawa in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (98 people or 32.7%)
  • Professionals (38 people or 12.7%)
  • Labourers (36 people or 12.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 172 people in total or 57.3% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Regional WA employed 14.4% in Managers; 13.8% in Professionals; and 12.6% in Labourers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (32.7% compared to 14.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (9.7% compared to 18.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (6.0% compared to 10.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (8.7% compared to 11.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Shire of Morawa decreased by 99 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in the Shire of Morawa between 2011 and 2016.

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