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Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within the Hilltops 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 Hilltops Council area will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Hilltops 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 Hilltops 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
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Occupations
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Number%NSW %Number%NSW %2006 to 2011
Managers1,50323.613.51,58823.614.0-85
Professionals90814.223.080812.021.7+100
Technicians and Trades Workers86913.613.287513.013.5-6
Community and Personal Service Workers5418.59.64967.48.6+45
Clerical and Administrative Workers69310.915.270310.515.7-10
Sales Workers68410.79.46489.69.8+36
Machinery Operators And Drivers3365.36.34346.56.3-98
Labourers79312.48.61,14117.09.3-348
Inadequately described or not stated540.81.1280.41.0+26

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, Hilltops Council area: 23.6% Professionals, Hilltops Council area: 14.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Hilltops Council area: 13.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Hilltops Council area: 8.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hilltops Council area: 10.9% Sales Workers, Hilltops Council area: 10.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hilltops Council area: 5.3% Labourers, Hilltops Council area: 12.4% Inadequately described or not stated, Hilltops 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, Hilltops Council area - All industries: -85 Professionals, Hilltops Council area - All industries: +100 Technicians and Trades Workers, Hilltops Council area - All industries: -6 Community and Personal Service Workers, Hilltops Council area - All industries: +45 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hilltops Council area - All industries: -10 Sales Workers, Hilltops Council area - All industries: +36 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hilltops Council area - All industries: -98 Labourers, Hilltops Council area - All industries: -348 Inadequately described or not stated, Hilltops Council area - All industries: +26
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 Hilltops Council area in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (1,503 local workers or 23.6%)
  • Professionals (908 local workers or 14.2%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (869 local workers or 13.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,280 people in total or 51.4% 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 the Hilltops Council area and NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (23.6% compared to 13.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (12.4% compared to 8.6%)
  • 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 (10.9% compared to 15.2%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Labourers (-348 local workers)
  • Professionals (+100 local workers)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-98 local workers)
  • Managers (-85 local workers)

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