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Wyong Shire

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within Wyong Shire, the local workers have 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 Wyong Shire will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Wyong 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 Wyong 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
Wyong Shire - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Managers4,02910.213.54,04711.114.0-18
Professionals6,94517.623.05,76815.921.7+1,177
Technicians and Trades Workers5,31013.413.25,17414.213.5+136
Community and Personal Service Workers4,88912.49.64,03611.18.6+853
Clerical and Administrative Workers5,65614.315.25,10214.015.7+554
Sales Workers5,46713.89.45,24514.49.8+222
Machinery Operators And Drivers2,7116.96.32,5246.96.3+187
Labourers4,22510.78.64,19311.59.3+32
Inadequately described or not stated3360.81.12700.71.0+66

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, Wyong Shire: 10.2% Professionals, Wyong Shire: 17.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Wyong Shire: 13.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Wyong Shire: 12.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Wyong Shire: 14.3% Sales Workers, Wyong Shire: 13.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Wyong Shire: 6.9% Labourers, Wyong Shire: 10.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Wyong Shire: 0.8%
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, Wyong Shire - All industries: -18 Professionals, Wyong Shire - All industries: +1,177 Technicians and Trades Workers, Wyong Shire - All industries: +136 Community and Personal Service Workers, Wyong Shire - All industries: +853 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Wyong Shire - All industries: +554 Sales Workers, Wyong Shire - All industries: +222 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Wyong Shire - All industries: +187 Labourers, Wyong Shire - All industries: +32 Inadequately described or not stated, Wyong Shire - All industries: +66
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 workers in Wyong Shire in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (6,945 local workers or 17.6%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (5,656 local workers or 14.3%)
  • Sales Workers (5,467 local workers or 13.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 18,068 people in total or 45.7% of the local workers .

In comparison, New South Wales employed 23.0% as Professionals; 15.2% as Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 9.4% as Sales Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (13.8% compared to 9.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (12.4% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (17.6% compared to 23.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Managers (10.2% compared to 13.5%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the local workers in Wyong Shire between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Professionals (+1,177 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+853 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+554 local workers)
  • Sales Workers (+222 local workers)

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