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Snowy Monaro Regional Council area

Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local labour force managers in Snowy Monaro Regional 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
Managers1,85719.613.41,94621.414.5-89
Professionals1,32314.017.41,25313.816.3+70
Technicians and Trades Workers1,43515.215.21,38815.315.4+47
Community and Personal Service Workers1,01910.810.78909.89.6+129
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,13512.013.01,07011.812.9+65
Sales Workers8769.39.77738.510.0+103
Machinery Operators And Drivers5936.37.65626.27.3+31
Labourers1,04311.011.31,06611.712.3-23
Inadequately described or not stated1701.81.61331.51.6+37

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, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: 19.6% Professionals, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: 14.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: 15.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: 10.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: 12.0% Sales Workers, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: 9.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: 6.3% Labourers, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: 11.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: 1.8%
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, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: -89 Professionals, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: +70 Technicians and Trades Workers, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: +47 Community and Personal Service Workers, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: +129 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: +65 Sales Workers, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: +103 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: +31 Labourers, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: -23 Inadequately described or not stated, Snowy Monaro Regional Council area: +37
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 Snowy Monaro Regional Council area in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (1,857 people or 19.6%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,435 people or 15.2%)
  • Professionals (1,323 people or 14.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,615 people in total or 48.8% of the local labour force.

In comparison, Regional NSW employed 13.4% in Managers; 15.2% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 17.4% in Professionals.

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

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Managers (19.6% compared to 13.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Professionals (14.0% compared to 17.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (6.3% compared to 7.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local labour force in Snowy Monaro Regional Council area increased by 370 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+129 local labour force)
  • Sales Workers (+103 local labour force)
  • Managers (-89 local labour force)
  • Professionals (+70 local labour force)

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