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Central Coast Council area

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within the Central Coast Council area, the workforce has a similar proportion of Managers and Professionals compared to New South Wales.

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 Central Coast Council area will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Central Coast Council area;
  • 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 Central Coast Council area, 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
Central Coast Council area - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Managers9,56610.613.59,66911.214.0-103
Professionals17,73419.723.015,58818.121.7+2,146
Technicians and Trades Workers11,66913.013.211,49913.413.5+170
Community and Personal Service Workers11,06712.39.69,31210.88.6+1,755
Clerical and Administrative Workers13,38114.915.212,95615.115.7+425
Sales Workers11,91413.29.411,85713.89.8+57
Machinery Operators And Drivers5,1035.76.35,0675.96.3+36
Labourers8,9419.98.69,46111.09.3-520
Inadequately described or not stated7210.81.16520.81.0+69

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, New South Wales: 13.5% Professionals, New South Wales: 23.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, New South Wales: 13.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, New South Wales: 9.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, New South Wales: 15.2% Sales Workers, New South Wales: 9.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, New South Wales: 6.3% Labourers, New South Wales: 8.6% Inadequately described or not stated, New South Wales: 1.1% Managers, Central Coast Council area: 10.6% Professionals, Central Coast Council area: 19.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Central Coast Council area: 13.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Central Coast Council area: 12.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Central Coast Council area: 14.9% Sales Workers, Central Coast Council area: 13.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Central Coast Council area: 5.7% Labourers, Central Coast Council area: 9.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Central Coast 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, Central Coast Council area - All industries: -103 Professionals, Central Coast Council area - All industries: +2,146 Technicians and Trades Workers, Central Coast Council area - All industries: +170 Community and Personal Service Workers, Central Coast Council area - All industries: +1,755 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Central Coast Council area - All industries: +425 Sales Workers, Central Coast Council area - All industries: +57 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Central Coast Council area - All industries: +36 Labourers, Central Coast Council area - All industries: -520 Inadequately described or not stated, Central Coast Council area - All industries: +69
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 Central Coast Council area in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (17,734 local workers or 19.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (13,381 local workers or 14.9%)
  • Sales Workers (11,914 local workers or 13.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 43,029 people in total or 47.8% of the local workers .

In comparison, New South Wales employed 23.0% as Professionals; 15.2% as Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 9.4% as Sales Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the in the Central Coast Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (13.2% compared to 9.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (12.3% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (19.7% compared to 23.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Managers (10.6% compared to 13.5%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Professionals (+2,146 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,755 local workers)
  • Labourers (-520 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+425 local workers)

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