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Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local labour force professionals in the SHOROC Region 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 SHOROC Region'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
SHOROC Region 20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Greater Sydney%Number%Greater Sydney%2006 to 2011
Managers24,06617.813.322,46617.513.2+1,600
Professionals39,62129.325.535,89627.923.8+3,725
Technicians and Trades Workers15,16711.212.214,83711.512.7+330
Community and Personal Service Workers11,6378.68.810,2718.08.0+1,366
Clerical and Administrative Workers19,97814.816.219,96915.516.7+9
Sales Workers12,3749.29.012,4469.79.5-72
Machinery Operators And Drivers3,6182.75.73,7302.96.0-112
Labourers6,3974.77.36,8395.38.0-442
Inadequately described or not stated2,2661.72.02,0891.62.1+177

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, Greater Sydney: 13.3% Professionals, Greater Sydney: 25.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Greater Sydney: 12.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Greater Sydney: 8.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Greater Sydney: 16.2% Sales Workers, Greater Sydney: 9.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Greater Sydney: 5.7% Labourers, Greater Sydney: 7.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Greater Sydney: 2.0% Managers, SHOROC Region: 17.8% Professionals, SHOROC Region: 29.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, SHOROC Region: 11.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, SHOROC Region: 8.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, SHOROC Region: 14.8% Sales Workers, SHOROC Region: 9.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, SHOROC Region: 2.7% Labourers, SHOROC Region: 4.7% Inadequately described or not stated, SHOROC Region: 1.7%
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, SHOROC Region: +1,600 Professionals, SHOROC Region: +3,725 Technicians and Trades Workers, SHOROC Region: +330 Community and Personal Service Workers, SHOROC Region: +1,366 Clerical and Administrative Workers, SHOROC Region: +9 Sales Workers, SHOROC Region: -72 Machinery Operators And Drivers, SHOROC Region: -112 Labourers, SHOROC Region: -442 Inadequately described or not stated, SHOROC Region: +177
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 SHOROC Region in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (39,621 people or 29.3%)
  • Managers (24,066 people or 17.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (19,978 people or 14.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 83,665 people in total or 61.9% of the local labour force.

In comparison, Greater Sydney employed 25.5% in Professionals; 13.3% in Managers; and 16.2% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of the SHOROC Region and Greater Sydney were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Managers (17.8% compared to 13.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Professionals (29.3% compared to 25.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (2.7% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Labourers (4.7% compared to 7.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local labour force in SHOROC Region increased by 6,581 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+3,725 local labour force)
  • Managers (+1,600 local labour force)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,366 local labour force)
  • Labourers (-442 local labour force)

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