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Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local labour force managers in Griffith City 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 Griffith City'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
Griffith City 20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2006 to 2011
Managers1,96617.513.32,09819.013.6-132
Professionals1,40512.522.71,32512.021.2+80
Technicians and Trades Workers1,55813.913.21,58214.313.6-24
Community and Personal Service Workers8427.59.57366.68.6+106
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,39012.415.11,30611.815.4+84
Sales Workers1,22510.99.31,15510.49.7+70
Machinery Operators And Drivers7576.76.47056.46.4+52
Labourers1,86516.68.71,96717.89.5-102
Inadequately described or not stated2091.91.81941.81.9+15

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, New South Wales: 13.3% Professionals, New South Wales: 22.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, New South Wales: 13.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, New South Wales: 9.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, New South Wales: 15.1% Sales Workers, New South Wales: 9.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, New South Wales: 6.4% Labourers, New South Wales: 8.7% Inadequately described or not stated, New South Wales: 1.8% Managers, Griffith City: 17.5% Professionals, Griffith City: 12.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Griffith City: 13.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Griffith City: 7.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Griffith City: 12.4% Sales Workers, Griffith City: 10.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Griffith City: 6.7% Labourers, Griffith City: 16.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Griffith City: 1.9%
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, Griffith City: -132 Professionals, Griffith City: +80 Technicians and Trades Workers, Griffith City: -24 Community and Personal Service Workers, Griffith City: +106 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Griffith City: +84 Sales Workers, Griffith City: +70 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Griffith City: +52 Labourers, Griffith City: -102 Inadequately described or not stated, Griffith City: +15
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 Griffith City in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (1,966 people or 17.5%)
  • Labourers (1,865 people or 16.6%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,558 people or 13.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 5,389 people in total or 48.0% of the local labour force.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 13.3% in Managers; 8.7% in Labourers; and 13.2% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of Griffith City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Labourers (16.6% compared to 8.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Managers (17.5% compared to 13.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Professionals (12.5% compared to 22.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (12.4% compared to 15.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local labour force in Griffith City increased by 149 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of the local labour force between 2006 and 2011 in Griffith City were for those employed as:

  • Managers (-132 local labour force)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+106 local labour force)
  • Labourers (-102 local labour force)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+84 local labour force)

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