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Bega Valley Shire

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within Bega Valley Shire, 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 Bega Valley Shire will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Bega Valley Shire;
  • 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 Bega Valley Shire, 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
Bega Valley Shire - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Managers1,69515.113.51,89817.414.0-203
Professionals1,89116.923.01,70115.621.7+190
Technicians and Trades Workers1,50013.413.21,45613.413.5+44
Community and Personal Service Workers1,35212.19.61,11510.38.6+237
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,34412.015.21,35012.415.7-6
Sales Workers1,23411.09.41,14610.59.8+88
Machinery Operators And Drivers6615.96.36325.86.3+29
Labourers1,45913.08.61,50813.99.3-49
Inadequately described or not stated770.71.1720.71.0+5

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, Bega Valley Shire: 15.1% Professionals, Bega Valley Shire: 16.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Bega Valley Shire: 13.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Bega Valley Shire: 12.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Bega Valley Shire: 12.0% Sales Workers, Bega Valley Shire: 11.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Bega Valley Shire: 5.9% Labourers, Bega Valley Shire: 13.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Bega Valley Shire: 0.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
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Change in local workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: -203 Professionals, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: +190 Technicians and Trades Workers, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: +44 Community and Personal Service Workers, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: +237 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: -6 Sales Workers, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: +88 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: +29 Labourers, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: -49 Inadequately described or not stated, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: +5
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the in Bega Valley Shire in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,891 local workers or 16.9%)
  • Managers (1,695 local workers or 15.1%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,500 local workers or 13.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 5,086 people in total or 45.4% of the local workers .

In comparison, New South Wales employed 23.0% as Professionals; 13.5% as Managers; and 13.2% as Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the in Bega Valley Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (13.0% compared to 8.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (12.1% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (16.9% compared to 23.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (12.0% compared to 15.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in Bega Valley Shire between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+237 local workers)
  • Managers (-203 local workers)
  • Professionals (+190 local workers)
  • Sales Workers (+88 local workers)

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