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Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within Willoughby City, 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 Willoughby City will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Willoughby City;
  • 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 Willoughby City, 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
Willoughby City - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Managers7,79916.013.58,09615.714.0-297
Professionals16,38833.623.016,54432.221.7-156
Technicians and Trades Workers5,00510.313.25,40110.513.5-396
Community and Personal Service Workers3,0346.29.62,9975.88.6+37
Clerical and Administrative Workers7,85716.115.28,90317.315.7-1,046
Sales Workers5,10610.59.45,52210.79.8-416
Machinery Operators And Drivers1,3372.76.31,3772.76.3-40
Labourers1,8043.78.62,0043.99.3-200
Inadequately described or not stated4911.01.15901.11.0-99

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, Willoughby City: 16.0% Professionals, Willoughby City: 33.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Willoughby City: 10.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Willoughby City: 6.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Willoughby City: 16.1% Sales Workers, Willoughby City: 10.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Willoughby City: 2.7% Labourers, Willoughby City: 3.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Willoughby City: 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, Willoughby City - All industries: -297 Professionals, Willoughby City - All industries: -156 Technicians and Trades Workers, Willoughby City - All industries: -396 Community and Personal Service Workers, Willoughby City - All industries: +37 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Willoughby City - All industries: -1,046 Sales Workers, Willoughby City - All industries: -416 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Willoughby City - All industries: -40 Labourers, Willoughby City - All industries: -200 Inadequately described or not stated, Willoughby City - All industries: -99
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 Willoughby City in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (16,388 local workers or 33.6%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (7,857 local workers or 16.1%)
  • Managers (7,799 local workers or 16.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 32,044 people in total or 65.6% 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 Willoughby City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (33.6% compared to 23.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (3.7% compared to 8.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (2.7% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (6.2% compared to 9.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in Willoughby City between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-1,046 local workers)
  • Sales Workers (-416 local workers)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-396 local workers)
  • Managers (-297 local workers)

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