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Workforce - Occupations - All industries

Within Bankstown City, the workforce has a similar proportion of Managers and Professionals as New South Wales.

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

The occupations of the workforce in Bankstown City will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Bankstown City;
  • 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 more complete workforce analysis for Bankstown City, 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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Workforce occupations
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Occupations
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Number%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Managers6,87812.413.57,07512.114.0-197
Professionals10,05418.223.09,36516.021.7+689
Technicians and Trades Workers8,29815.013.29,36016.013.5-1,062
Community and Personal Service Workers4,3017.89.63,8036.58.6+498
Clerical and Administrative Workers8,94616.215.29,19115.715.7-245
Sales Workers5,1099.29.45,7479.89.8-638
Machinery Operators And Drivers5,64810.26.36,96111.96.3-1,313
Labourers5,4979.98.66,36110.99.3-864
Inadequately described or not stated5811.11.17611.31.0-180

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

Workforce occupations, 2011
Workforce 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, Bankstown City: 12.4% Professionals, Bankstown City: 18.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Bankstown City: 15.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Bankstown City: 7.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Bankstown City: 16.2% Sales Workers, Bankstown City: 9.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Bankstown City: 10.2% Labourers, Bankstown City: 9.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Bankstown City: 1.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in workforce occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in workforce occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, Bankstown City - All industries: -197 Professionals, Bankstown City - All industries: +689 Technicians and Trades Workers, Bankstown City - All industries: -1,062 Community and Personal Service Workers, Bankstown City - All industries: +498 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Bankstown City - All industries: -245 Sales Workers, Bankstown City - All industries: -638 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Bankstown City - All industries: -1,313 Labourers, Bankstown City - All industries: -864 Inadequately described or not stated, Bankstown City - All industries: -180
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 workforce in Bankstown City in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (10,054 people or 18.2%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (8,946 people or 16.2%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (8,298 people or 15.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 27,298 people in total or 49.4% of the workforce.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 23.0% as Professionals; 15.2% as Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 13.2% as Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in Bankstown City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of people employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (10.2% compared to 6.3%)
  • A larger percentage of people employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (15.0% compared to 13.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of people employed as Professionals (18.2% compared to 23.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of people employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (7.8% compared to 9.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce in Bankstown City between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-1,313 people)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-1,062 people)
  • Labourers (-864 people)
  • Professionals (+689 people)

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