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Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within Gosford City, the local workers have 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 Gosford City will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Gosford City;
  • 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 Gosford City, 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
Gosford City - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Managers5,53711.013.55,62211.314.0-85
Professionals10,78921.423.09,82019.821.7+969
Technicians and Trades Workers6,35912.613.26,32512.713.5+34
Community and Personal Service Workers6,17812.29.65,27610.68.6+902
Clerical and Administrative Workers7,72515.315.27,85415.815.7-129
Sales Workers6,44712.89.46,61213.39.8-165
Machinery Operators And Drivers2,3924.76.32,5435.16.3-151
Labourers4,7169.38.65,26810.69.3-552
Inadequately described or not stated3850.81.13820.81.0+3

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, Gosford City: 11.0% Professionals, Gosford City: 21.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Gosford City: 12.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Gosford City: 12.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gosford City: 15.3% Sales Workers, Gosford City: 12.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gosford City: 4.7% Labourers, Gosford City: 9.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Gosford City: 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, Gosford City - All industries: -85 Professionals, Gosford City - All industries: +969 Technicians and Trades Workers, Gosford City - All industries: +34 Community and Personal Service Workers, Gosford City - All industries: +902 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gosford City - All industries: -129 Sales Workers, Gosford City - All industries: -165 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gosford City - All industries: -151 Labourers, Gosford City - All industries: -552 Inadequately described or not stated, Gosford City - All industries: +3
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 workers in Gosford City in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (10,789 local workers or 21.4%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (7,725 local workers or 15.3%)
  • Sales Workers (6,447 local workers or 12.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 24,961 people in total or 49.4% 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 local workers in Gosford City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (12.8% compared to 9.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (12.2% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Managers (11.0% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (21.4% compared to 23.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the local workers in Gosford City between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Professionals (+969 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+902 local workers)
  • Labourers (-552 local workers)
  • Sales Workers (-165 local workers)

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