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The Hills Shire

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within The Hills Shire, 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 The Hills Shire will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in The Hills Shire;
  • 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 The Hills Shire, 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
The Hills Shire - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Managers8,76315.213.57,89015.114.0+873
Professionals13,87824.123.011,68622.421.7+2,192
Technicians and Trades Workers6,22810.813.26,00711.513.5+221
Community and Personal Service Workers4,9128.59.64,0677.88.6+845
Clerical and Administrative Workers9,70416.915.29,09917.515.7+605
Sales Workers7,98113.99.47,04613.59.8+935
Machinery Operators And Drivers1,8973.36.31,9863.86.3-89
Labourers3,6716.48.63,7577.29.3-86
Inadequately described or not stated5531.01.15951.11.0-42

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, The Hills Shire: 15.2% Professionals, The Hills Shire: 24.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, The Hills Shire: 10.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, The Hills Shire: 8.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, The Hills Shire: 16.9% Sales Workers, The Hills Shire: 13.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, The Hills Shire: 3.3% Labourers, The Hills Shire: 6.4% Inadequately described or not stated, The Hills Shire: 1.0%
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, The Hills Shire - All industries: +873 Professionals, The Hills Shire - All industries: +2,192 Technicians and Trades Workers, The Hills Shire - All industries: +221 Community and Personal Service Workers, The Hills Shire - All industries: +845 Clerical and Administrative Workers, The Hills Shire - All industries: +605 Sales Workers, The Hills Shire - All industries: +935 Machinery Operators And Drivers, The Hills Shire - All industries: -89 Labourers, The Hills Shire - All industries: -86 Inadequately described or not stated, The Hills Shire - All industries: -42
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 The Hills Shire in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (13,878 local workers or 24.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (9,704 local workers or 16.9%)
  • Managers (8,763 local workers or 15.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 32,345 people in total or 56.2% 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 Hills Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (13.9% compared to 9.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (3.3% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (10.8% compared to 13.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (6.4% compared to 8.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in The Hills Shire between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Professionals (+2,192 local workers)
  • Sales Workers (+935 local workers)
  • Managers (+873 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+845 local workers)

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