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Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local labour force professionals in Willoughby City 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 Willoughby City'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
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Occupations
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2006 to 2011
Managers6,14518.313.36,02618.913.6+119
Professionals13,44740.022.712,01037.721.2+1,437
Technicians and Trades Workers2,3316.913.22,1996.913.6+132
Community and Personal Service Workers2,2986.89.51,9376.18.6+361
Clerical and Administrative Workers4,71014.015.14,75214.915.4-42
Sales Workers2,4907.49.32,7058.59.7-215
Machinery Operators And Drivers5041.56.45181.66.4-14
Labourers1,0753.28.71,1383.69.5-63
Inadequately described or not stated6592.01.86101.91.9+49

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, New South Wales: 13.3% Professionals, New South Wales: 22.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, New South Wales: 13.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, New South Wales: 9.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, New South Wales: 15.1% Sales Workers, New South Wales: 9.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, New South Wales: 6.4% Labourers, New South Wales: 8.7% Inadequately described or not stated, New South Wales: 1.8% Managers, Willoughby City: 18.3% Professionals, Willoughby City: 40.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Willoughby City: 6.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Willoughby City: 6.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Willoughby City: 14.0% Sales Workers, Willoughby City: 7.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Willoughby City: 1.5% Labourers, Willoughby City: 3.2% Inadequately described or not stated, Willoughby City: 2.0%
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 resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, Willoughby City: +119 Professionals, Willoughby City: +1,437 Technicians and Trades Workers, Willoughby City: +132 Community and Personal Service Workers, Willoughby City: +361 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Willoughby City: -42 Sales Workers, Willoughby City: -215 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Willoughby City: -14 Labourers, Willoughby City: -63 Inadequately described or not stated, Willoughby City: +49
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 Willoughby City in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (13,447 people or 40.0%)
  • Managers (6,145 people or 18.3%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (4,710 people or 14.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 24,302 people in total or 72.2% of the local labour force.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 22.7% in Professionals; 13.3% in Managers; and 15.1% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of Willoughby City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Professionals (40.0% compared to 22.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Managers (18.3% compared to 13.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (6.9% compared to 13.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Labourers (3.2% compared to 8.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local labour force in Willoughby City increased by 1,764 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+1,437 local labour force)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+361 local labour force)
  • Sales Workers (-215 local labour force)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+132 local labour force)

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