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Yass Valley Council area

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within Yass Valley Council area, 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
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Occupations
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Number%NSW %Number%NSW %2006 to 2011
Managers76022.713.580122.614.0-41
Professionals52115.623.050214.221.7+19
Technicians and Trades Workers45813.713.248013.513.5-22
Community and Personal Service Workers37211.19.635710.18.6+15
Clerical and Administrative Workers37311.215.240011.315.7-27
Sales Workers2758.29.43489.89.8-73
Machinery Operators And Drivers1604.86.31835.26.3-23
Labourers39611.88.644712.69.3-51
Inadequately described or not stated270.81.1270.81.00

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, Yass Valley Council area: 22.7% Professionals, Yass Valley Council area: 15.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Yass Valley Council area: 13.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Yass Valley Council area: 11.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Yass Valley Council area: 11.2% Sales Workers, Yass Valley Council area: 8.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Yass Valley Council area: 4.8% Labourers, Yass Valley Council area: 11.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Yass Valley Council area: 0.8%
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 workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, Yass Valley Council area - All industries: -41 Professionals, Yass Valley Council area - All industries: +19 Technicians and Trades Workers, Yass Valley Council area - All industries: -22 Community and Personal Service Workers, Yass Valley Council area - All industries: +15 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Yass Valley Council area - All industries: -27 Sales Workers, Yass Valley Council area - All industries: -73 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Yass Valley Council area - All industries: -23 Labourers, Yass Valley Council area - All industries: -51 Inadequately described or not stated, Yass Valley Council area - 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 Yass Valley Council area in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (760 local workers or 22.7%)
  • Professionals (521 local workers or 15.6%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (458 local workers or 13.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,739 people in total or 52.0% of the local workers .

In comparison, NSW employed 13.5% as Managers; 23.0% as Professionals; and 13.2% as Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the in Yass Valley Council area and NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (22.7% compared to 13.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (11.8% compared to 8.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (15.6% compared to 23.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.2% compared to 15.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in Yass Valley Council area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Sales Workers (-73 local workers)
  • Labourers (-51 local workers)
  • Managers (-41 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-27 local workers)

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