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Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within Wollondilly 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 Wollondilly Shire will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Wollondilly 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 Wollondilly 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
Wollondilly Shire - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Managers1,23913.213.51,22013.614.0+19
Professionals1,23113.123.01,10712.321.7+124
Technicians and Trades Workers1,87720.013.21,65418.413.5+223
Community and Personal Service Workers6827.39.66337.18.6+49
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,14812.315.21,09712.215.7+51
Sales Workers6086.59.46257.09.8-17
Machinery Operators And Drivers1,35514.56.31,35015.16.3+5
Labourers1,15412.38.61,21013.59.3-56
Inadequately described or not stated700.71.1710.81.0-1

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, Wollondilly Shire: 13.2% Professionals, Wollondilly Shire: 13.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Wollondilly Shire: 20.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Wollondilly Shire: 7.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Wollondilly Shire: 12.3% Sales Workers, Wollondilly Shire: 6.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Wollondilly Shire: 14.5% Labourers, Wollondilly Shire: 12.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Wollondilly Shire: 0.7%
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 workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: +19 Professionals, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: +124 Technicians and Trades Workers, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: +223 Community and Personal Service Workers, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: +49 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: +51 Sales Workers, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: -17 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: +5 Labourers, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: -56 Inadequately described or not stated, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: -1
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 Wollondilly Shire in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,877 local workers or 20.0%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (1,355 local workers or 14.5%)
  • Managers (1,239 local workers or 13.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,471 people in total or 47.7% of the local workers .

In comparison, New South Wales employed 13.2% as Technicians and Trades Workers; 6.3% as Machinery Operators And Drivers; and 13.5% as Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the in Wollondilly Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (14.5% compared to 6.3%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (20.0% compared to 13.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (12.3% compared to 8.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (13.1% compared to 23.0%)

Emerging groups

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

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+223 local workers)
  • Professionals (+124 local workers)
  • Labourers (-56 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+51 local workers)

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