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Armidale Regional Council

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within the Armidale Regional Council, the workforce has a similar proportion of Managers and Professionals compared to New South Wales.

Occupation is a key component for evaluating the socio-economic status of the local workers and the skills required to work in each industry sector.

The occupations of the local worers in Armidale Regional Council will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Armidale Regional Council;
  • The age of the workforce;
  • The skill and qualification level required to enter an industry; and
  • The working and social aspirations of the population.

For a complete local workers analysis for Armidale Regional Council, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

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Local workers occupations
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Occupations
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Number%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Managers1,36713.413.51,40613.714.0-39
Professionals2,72626.723.02,62325.521.7+103
Technicians and Trades Workers1,09910.813.21,22711.913.5-128
Community and Personal Service Workers1,14911.29.61,10310.78.6+46
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,53715.015.21,50314.615.7+34
Sales Workers1,12911.19.41,09110.69.8+38
Machinery Operators And Drivers2952.96.33493.46.3-54
Labourers8258.18.68978.79.3-72
Inadequately described or not stated890.91.1720.71.0+17

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

Local workers occupations, 2011
Local workers occupations, 2011 Managers, New South Wales: 13.5% Professionals, New South Wales: 23.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, New South Wales: 13.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, New South Wales: 9.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, New South Wales: 15.2% Sales Workers, New South Wales: 9.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, New South Wales: 6.3% Labourers, New South Wales: 8.6% Inadequately described or not stated, New South Wales: 1.1% Managers, Armidale Regional Council: 13.4% Professionals, Armidale Regional Council: 26.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Armidale Regional Council: 10.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Armidale Regional Council: 11.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Armidale Regional Council: 15.0% Sales Workers, Armidale Regional Council: 11.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Armidale Regional Council: 2.9% Labourers, Armidale Regional Council: 8.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Armidale Regional Council: 0.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: -39 Professionals, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: +103 Technicians and Trades Workers, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: -128 Community and Personal Service Workers, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: +46 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: +34 Sales Workers, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: +38 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: -54 Labourers, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: -72 Inadequately described or not stated, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: +17
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the in Armidale Regional Council in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (2,726 local workers or 26.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,537 local workers or 15.0%)
  • Managers (1,367 local workers or 13.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 5,630 people in total or 55.1% of the local workers .

In comparison, New South Wales employed 23.0% as Professionals; 15.2% as Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 13.5% as Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the in the Armidale Regional Council and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (26.7% compared to 23.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (11.2% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (2.9% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (10.8% compared to 13.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in the Armidale Regional Council between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-128 local workers)
  • Professionals (+103 local workers)
  • Labourers (-72 local workers)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-54 local workers)

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