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Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local labour force clerical and administrative workers in Camden Council area 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 Camden Council area'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
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Occupations
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Number%Greater Sydney%Number%Greater Sydney%2006 to 2011
Managers3,73813.013.33,26013.213.2+478
Professionals5,01917.525.54,00416.223.8+1,015
Technicians and Trades Workers4,36815.212.23,92015.812.7+448
Community and Personal Service Workers2,7589.68.82,1108.58.0+648
Clerical and Administrative Workers5,03117.516.24,31117.416.7+720
Sales Workers2,89510.19.02,71411.09.5+181
Machinery Operators And Drivers2,4108.45.72,0808.46.0+330
Labourers2,1167.47.31,9627.98.0+154
Inadequately described or not stated4271.52.03931.62.1+34

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, Greater Sydney: 13.3% Professionals, Greater Sydney: 25.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Greater Sydney: 12.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Greater Sydney: 8.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Greater Sydney: 16.2% Sales Workers, Greater Sydney: 9.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Greater Sydney: 5.7% Labourers, Greater Sydney: 7.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Greater Sydney: 2.0% Managers, Camden Council area: 13.0% Professionals, Camden Council area: 17.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Camden Council area: 15.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Camden Council area: 9.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Camden Council area: 17.5% Sales Workers, Camden Council area: 10.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Camden Council area: 8.4% Labourers, Camden Council area: 7.4% Inadequately described or not stated, Camden Council area: 1.5%
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, Camden Council area: +478 Professionals, Camden Council area: +1,015 Technicians and Trades Workers, Camden Council area: +448 Community and Personal Service Workers, Camden Council area: +648 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Camden Council area: +720 Sales Workers, Camden Council area: +181 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Camden Council area: +330 Labourers, Camden Council area: +154 Inadequately described or not stated, Camden Council area: +34
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 Camden Council area in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (5,031 people or 17.5%)
  • Professionals (5,019 people or 17.5%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (4,368 people or 15.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 14,418 people in total or 50.1% of the local labour force.

In comparison, Greater Sydney employed 16.2% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; 25.5% in Professionals; and 12.2% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of Camden Council area and Greater Sydney were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (15.2% compared to 12.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (8.4% compared to 5.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (17.5% compared to 16.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Professionals (17.5% compared to 25.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local labour force in Camden Council area increased by 4,008 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of the local labour force between 2006 and 2011 in Camden Council area were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+1,015 local labour force)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+720 local labour force)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+648 local labour force)
  • Managers (+478 local labour force)

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