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Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within the SHOROC Region, 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 SHOROC Region will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in SHOROC 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 SHOROC 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
SHOROC Region - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Managers12,44914.713.512,23315.214.0+216
Professionals20,23423.923.018,17522.621.7+2,059
Technicians and Trades Workers11,12913.213.210,70713.313.5+422
Community and Personal Service Workers8,94610.69.67,4769.38.6+1,470
Clerical and Administrative Workers12,70715.015.212,39015.415.7+317
Sales Workers9,66711.49.49,71912.19.8-52
Machinery Operators And Drivers3,3183.96.33,1764.06.3+142
Labourers5,2346.28.65,5316.99.3-297
Inadequately described or not stated9021.11.18811.11.0+21

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, SHOROC Region: 14.7% Professionals, SHOROC Region: 23.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, SHOROC Region: 13.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, SHOROC Region: 10.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, SHOROC Region: 15.0% Sales Workers, SHOROC Region: 11.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, SHOROC Region: 3.9% Labourers, SHOROC Region: 6.2% Inadequately described or not stated, SHOROC Region: 1.1%
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, SHOROC Region - All industries: +216 Professionals, SHOROC Region - All industries: +2,059 Technicians and Trades Workers, SHOROC Region - All industries: +422 Community and Personal Service Workers, SHOROC Region - All industries: +1,470 Clerical and Administrative Workers, SHOROC Region - All industries: +317 Sales Workers, SHOROC Region - All industries: -52 Machinery Operators And Drivers, SHOROC Region - All industries: +142 Labourers, SHOROC Region - All industries: -297 Inadequately described or not stated, SHOROC Region - All industries: +21
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 SHOROC Region in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (20,234 local workers or 23.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (12,707 local workers or 15.0%)
  • Managers (12,449 local workers or 14.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 45,390 people in total or 53.7% of the local workers .

In comparison, New South Wales employed 23.0% as Professionals; 15.2% as Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 13.5% as Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the in the SHOROC Region and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (11.4% compared to 9.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (14.7% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (6.2% compared to 8.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (3.9% compared to 6.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in the SHOROC Region between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Professionals (+2,059 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,470 local workers)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+422 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+317 local workers)

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