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Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local labour force managers in Hilltops 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 Canberra Region'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%Regional NSW%Number%Regional NSW%2006 to 2011
Managers1,61721.613.41,73223.214.5-115
Professionals92212.317.483611.216.3+86
Technicians and Trades Workers1,09714.615.21,02113.715.4+76
Community and Personal Service Workers6548.710.75597.59.6+95
Clerical and Administrative Workers78110.413.076410.212.9+17
Sales Workers7289.79.76678.910.0+61
Machinery Operators And Drivers4746.37.64686.37.3+6
Labourers1,07514.311.31,31417.612.3-239
Inadequately described or not stated1542.11.61101.51.6+44

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, Regional NSW: 13.4% Professionals, Regional NSW: 17.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Regional NSW: 15.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Regional NSW: 10.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Regional NSW: 13.0% Sales Workers, Regional NSW: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Regional NSW: 7.6% Labourers, Regional NSW: 11.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Regional NSW: 1.6% Managers, Hilltops Council area: 21.6% Professionals, Hilltops Council area: 12.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Hilltops Council area: 14.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Hilltops Council area: 8.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hilltops Council area: 10.4% Sales Workers, Hilltops Council area: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hilltops Council area: 6.3% Labourers, Hilltops Council area: 14.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Hilltops Council area: 2.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, Hilltops Council area: -115 Professionals, Hilltops Council area: +86 Technicians and Trades Workers, Hilltops Council area: +76 Community and Personal Service Workers, Hilltops Council area: +95 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hilltops Council area: +17 Sales Workers, Hilltops Council area: +61 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hilltops Council area: +6 Labourers, Hilltops Council area: -239 Inadequately described or not stated, Hilltops Council area: +44
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 Hilltops Council area in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (1,617 people or 21.6%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,097 people or 14.6%)
  • Labourers (1,075 people or 14.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,789 people in total or 50.5% of the local labour force.

In comparison, Regional NSW employed 13.4% in Managers; 15.2% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 11.3% in Labourers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of Hilltops Council area and Regional NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Managers (21.6% compared to 13.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Labourers (14.3% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Professionals (12.3% compared to 17.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (10.4% compared to 13.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local labour force in Hilltops Council area increased by 31 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Labourers (-239 local labour force)
  • Managers (-115 local labour force)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+95 local labour force)
  • Professionals (+86 local labour force)

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