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Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local labour force professionals in the City of Greater Bendigo than any other occupation.

Occupations are a key component in evaluating the knowledge, experience and skill-levels that industry can draw upon locally. It should be viewed with other indicators, such as Age structure, Qualifications, and Income for a comprehensive analysis of City of Greater Bendigo's local resident workers.

When comparing the occupations of local resident workers with local workers, Occupation data indicates whether an economy draws on the skills offered by its own residents or relies on a different set of skills imported from elsewhere in the region.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

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Local resident workers occupations
City of Greater Bendigo 20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2006 to 2011
Managers5,16611.313.24,77311.713.5+393
Professionals8,89319.422.37,32617.920.8+1,567
Technicians and Trades Workers6,88715.113.96,24415.214.0+643
Community and Personal Service Workers4,79510.59.33,9439.68.4+852
Clerical and Administrative Workers5,99313.114.45,62513.714.8+368
Sales Workers4,98210.99.74,74411.610.1+238
Machinery Operators And Drivers2,8676.36.12,6266.46.6+241
Labourers5,28711.69.05,01112.29.9+276
Inadequately described or not stated8851.92.26701.62.0+215

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

Local resident workers occupations, 2011
Local resident workers occupations, 2011 Managers, Victoria: 13.2% Professionals, Victoria: 22.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Victoria: 13.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Victoria: 9.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Victoria: 14.4% Sales Workers, Victoria: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Victoria: 6.1% Labourers, Victoria: 9.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Victoria: 2.2% Managers, City of Greater Bendigo: 11.3% Professionals, City of Greater Bendigo: 19.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Greater Bendigo: 15.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Greater Bendigo: 10.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Greater Bendigo: 13.1% Sales Workers, City of Greater Bendigo: 10.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Greater Bendigo: 6.3% Labourers, City of Greater Bendigo: 11.6% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Greater Bendigo: 1.9%
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 resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, City of Greater Bendigo: +393 Professionals, City of Greater Bendigo: +1,567 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Greater Bendigo: +643 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Greater Bendigo: +852 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Greater Bendigo: +368 Sales Workers, City of Greater Bendigo: +238 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Greater Bendigo: +241 Labourers, City of Greater Bendigo: +276 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Greater Bendigo: +215
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 local labour force in City of Greater Bendigo in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (8,893 people or 19.4%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (6,887 people or 15.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (5,993 people or 13.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 21,773 people in total or 47.6% of the local labour force.

In comparison, Victoria employed 22.3% in Professionals; 13.9% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 14.4% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of the City of Greater Bendigo and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Labourers (11.6% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Professionals (19.4% compared to 22.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Managers (11.3% compared to 13.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (13.1% compared to 14.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local labour force in City of Greater Bendigo increased by 4,793 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of the local labour force between 2006 and 2011 in the City of Greater Bendigo were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+1,567 local labour force)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+852 local labour force)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+643 local labour force)
  • Managers (+393 local labour force)

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