1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2007  
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Contents >> Labour >> Persons employed >> Employment by occupation

In 2005-06, there were 37,600 persons employed as intermediate clerical, sales and service workers (16.9% of employed persons), 37,500 persons were employed as professionals (16.9% of employed persons) and 28,500 persons were employed as tradespersons and related workers (12.8% of employed persons).

In 2005-06 there were 24,400 employed males as tradespersons and related workers or 20.1% of total employed males. At the same time there were 27,200 females employed as intermediate clerical, sales and service workers or 26.9% of the total employed females.

EMPLOYED PERSONS BY OCCUPATION, Tasmania: Annual average(a) - 2005-06
Males

Females
Persons
Occupation
'000
%
'000
%
'000
%

Managers and administrators
13.2
10.9
4.6
4.6
17.9
8.0
Professionals
17.7
14.6
19.8
19.6
37.5
16.9
Associate professionals
14.1
11.6
12.2
12.1
26.3
11.8
Tradespersons and related workers
24.4
20.1
4.1
4.1
28.5
12.8
Advanced clerical and service workers
0.7
0.6
5.7
5.7
6.4
2.9
Intermediate clerical, sales and service workers
10.4
8.6
27.2
26.9
37.6
16.9
Intermediate production and transport workers
18.4
15.2
2.5
2.5
20.9
9.4
Elementary clerical, sales and service workers
7.8
6.4
16.6
16.4
24.4
11.0
Labourers and related workers
14.6
12.0
8.3
8.2
22.9
10.3
Total
121.3
100.0
101.2
100.0
222.4
100.0

(a) Averages calculated on August, November, February and May quarterly original estimates.
Source: Labour Force, Australia, Detailed - Electronic Delivery, Quarterly (cat. no. 6291.0.55.003).



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