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Camden Council area

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within Camden 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 Macarthur Region will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Macarthur Region;
  • 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 Macarthur Region, 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
Camden Council area - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Managers1,87211.313.51,77912.414.0+93
Professionals2,61815.923.02,29816.121.7+320
Technicians and Trades Workers2,68416.313.22,24115.713.5+443
Community and Personal Service Workers1,78110.89.61,3549.58.6+427
Clerical and Administrative Workers2,35814.315.21,98513.915.7+373
Sales Workers1,99212.19.41,72312.19.8+269
Machinery Operators And Drivers1,5999.76.31,4089.96.3+191
Labourers1,5009.18.61,3819.79.3+119
Inadequately described or not stated1030.61.11220.91.0-19

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, Camden Council area: 11.3% Professionals, Camden Council area: 15.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Camden Council area: 16.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Camden Council area: 10.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Camden Council area: 14.3% Sales Workers, Camden Council area: 12.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Camden Council area: 9.7% Labourers, Camden Council area: 9.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Camden Council area: 0.6%
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, Camden Council area - All industries: +93 Professionals, Camden Council area - All industries: +320 Technicians and Trades Workers, Camden Council area - All industries: +443 Community and Personal Service Workers, Camden Council area - All industries: +427 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Camden Council area - All industries: +373 Sales Workers, Camden Council area - All industries: +269 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Camden Council area - All industries: +191 Labourers, Camden Council area - All industries: +119 Inadequately described or not stated, Camden Council area - All industries: -19
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 Camden Council area in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (2,684 local workers or 16.3%)
  • Professionals (2,618 local workers or 15.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (2,358 local workers or 14.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 7,660 people in total or 46.4% of the local workers .

In comparison, New South Wales employed 13.2% as Technicians and Trades Workers; 23.0% as Professionals; and 15.2% as Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (9.7% compared to 6.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (16.3% compared to 13.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (12.1% compared to 9.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (15.9% compared to 23.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+443 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+427 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+373 local workers)
  • Professionals (+320 local workers)

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