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Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local labour force professionals in the City of Wyndham 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 City of Wyndham'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
City of Wyndham 20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2006 to 2011
Managers8,02010.413.25,66310.613.5+2,357
Professionals13,39817.322.37,56714.120.8+5,831
Technicians and Trades Workers11,12614.413.98,41815.714.0+2,708
Community and Personal Service Workers7,2379.49.34,5818.68.4+2,656
Clerical and Administrative Workers13,26717.214.49,64418.014.8+3,623
Sales Workers7,4969.79.75,41310.110.1+2,083
Machinery Operators And Drivers7,6709.96.15,58410.46.6+2,086
Labourers7,1649.39.05,54410.49.9+1,620
Inadequately described or not stated1,8772.42.21,1112.12.0+766

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, Victoria: 13.2% Professionals, Victoria: 22.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Victoria: 13.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Victoria: 9.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Victoria: 14.4% Sales Workers, Victoria: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Victoria: 6.1% Labourers, Victoria: 9.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Victoria: 2.2% Managers, City of Wyndham: 10.4% Professionals, City of Wyndham: 17.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Wyndham: 14.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Wyndham: 9.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Wyndham: 17.2% Sales Workers, City of Wyndham: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Wyndham: 9.9% Labourers, City of Wyndham: 9.3% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Wyndham: 2.4%
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, City of Wyndham: +2,357 Professionals, City of Wyndham: +5,831 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Wyndham: +2,708 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Wyndham: +2,656 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Wyndham: +3,623 Sales Workers, City of Wyndham: +2,083 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Wyndham: +2,086 Labourers, City of Wyndham: +1,620 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Wyndham: +766
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 City of Wyndham in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (13,398 people or 17.3%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (13,267 people or 17.2%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (11,126 people or 14.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 37,791 people in total or 48.9% of the local labour force.

In comparison, Victoria employed 22.3% in Professionals; 14.4% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 13.9% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of the City of Wyndham and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (9.9% compared to 6.1%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (17.2% compared to 14.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Professionals (17.3% compared to 22.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Managers (10.4% compared to 13.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local labour force in City of Wyndham increased by 23,730 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+5,831 local labour force)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+3,623 local labour force)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+2,708 local labour force)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+2,656 local labour force)

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