1367.5 - Western Australian Statistical Indicators, Sep 2009  
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OCCUPATION OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Occupations that recorded employment decreases in the August quarter 2009, ranging from 2% to 6% in original terms, were Managers, Community and personal service workers, Clerical and administrative workers, Sales workers and Labourers.
  • Over the same period, occupations that recorded growth were Professionals (3%) and Machinery operators and drivers (4%).




3 Number of employed persons, by occupation: original

Aug 08
May 09
Aug 09
Western Australia
'000
'000
'000

Occupation(a)
Managers
148.8
155.8
146.8
Professionals
230.1
219.1
225.7
Technicians and trades workers
208.4
204.1
204.1
Community and personal service workers
86.5
112.4
109.5
Clerical and administrative workers
169.7
164.8
160.8
Sales workers
97.0
105.4
100.5
Machinery operators and drivers
91.2
80.1
83.5
Labourers
136.8
129.6
122.5

(a) Occupation estimates are based the 2006 Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations (ANZSCO).
Source: Labour Force, Australia, Detailed, Quarterly, cat. no. 6291.0.55.003.



To view Excel spreadsheet: Industry of Occupation


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