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Upper Lachlan Shire

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within Upper Lachlan Shire, the workforce has a similar proportion of Managers and Professionals compared to NSW.

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 Canberra Region will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Canberra Region;
  • 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 Canberra Region, 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
Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%NSW %Number%NSW %2006 to 2011
Managers86840.013.587543.014.0-7
Professionals25011.523.01879.221.7+63
Technicians and Trades Workers22610.413.223311.413.5-7
Community and Personal Service Workers1778.29.61587.88.6+19
Clerical and Administrative Workers1878.615.21537.515.7+34
Sales Workers1175.49.4904.49.8+27
Machinery Operators And Drivers924.26.3753.76.3+17
Labourers24011.18.625312.49.3-13
Inadequately described or not stated120.61.1120.61.00

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, NSW: 13.5% Professionals, NSW: 23.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, NSW: 13.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, NSW: 9.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, NSW: 15.2% Sales Workers, NSW: 9.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, NSW: 6.3% Labourers, NSW: 8.6% Inadequately described or not stated, NSW: 1.1% Managers, Upper Lachlan Shire: 40.0% Professionals, Upper Lachlan Shire: 11.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Upper Lachlan Shire: 10.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Upper Lachlan Shire: 8.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Upper Lachlan Shire: 8.6% Sales Workers, Upper Lachlan Shire: 5.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Upper Lachlan Shire: 4.2% Labourers, Upper Lachlan Shire: 11.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Upper Lachlan Shire: 0.6%
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 workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: -7 Professionals, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: +63 Technicians and Trades Workers, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: -7 Community and Personal Service Workers, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: +19 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: +34 Sales Workers, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: +27 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: +17 Labourers, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: -13 Inadequately described or not stated, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: 0
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 in Upper Lachlan Shire in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (868 local workers or 40.0%)
  • Professionals (250 local workers or 11.5%)
  • Labourers (240 local workers or 11.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,358 people in total or 62.6% of the local workers .

In comparison, NSW employed 13.5% as Managers; 23.0% as Professionals; and 8.6% as Labourers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the in Upper Lachlan Shire and NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (40.0% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (11.5% compared to 23.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (8.6% compared to 15.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (5.4% compared to 9.4%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in Upper Lachlan Shire between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Professionals (+63 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+34 local workers)
  • Sales Workers (+27 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+19 local workers)

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