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Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within Griffith City, 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 Griffith City will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Griffith 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 Griffith 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
Griffith City - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Managers1,83517.313.51,91218.214.0-77
Professionals1,50714.223.01,38413.121.7+123
Technicians and Trades Workers1,43213.513.21,42513.513.5+7
Community and Personal Service Workers8788.39.67597.28.6+119
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,40813.315.21,34212.715.7+66
Sales Workers1,19911.39.41,15611.09.8+43
Machinery Operators And Drivers6586.26.36566.26.3+2
Labourers1,58715.08.61,79517.09.3-208
Inadequately described or not stated980.91.1990.91.0-1

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, Griffith City: 17.3% Professionals, Griffith City: 14.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Griffith City: 13.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Griffith City: 8.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Griffith City: 13.3% Sales Workers, Griffith City: 11.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Griffith City: 6.2% Labourers, Griffith City: 15.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Griffith City: 0.9%
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 workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, Griffith City - All industries: -77 Professionals, Griffith City - All industries: +123 Technicians and Trades Workers, Griffith City - All industries: +7 Community and Personal Service Workers, Griffith City - All industries: +119 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Griffith City - All industries: +66 Sales Workers, Griffith City - All industries: +43 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Griffith City - All industries: +2 Labourers, Griffith City - All industries: -208 Inadequately described or not stated, Griffith City - All industries: -1
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 Griffith City in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (1,835 local workers or 17.3%)
  • Labourers (1,587 local workers or 15.0%)
  • Professionals (1,507 local workers or 14.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,929 people in total or 46.5% of the local workers .

In comparison, New South Wales employed 13.5% as Managers; 8.6% as Labourers; and 23.0% as Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the in Griffith City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (15.0% compared to 8.6%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (17.3% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (14.2% compared to 23.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (13.3% compared to 15.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in Griffith City between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Labourers (-208 local workers)
  • Professionals (+123 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+119 local workers)
  • Managers (-77 local workers)

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