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Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local labour force professionals in the Yass Valley 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 Yass Valley'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%Australian Capital Territory%Number%Australian Capital Territory%2006 to 2011
Managers1,50519.415.91,35620.115.4+149
Professionals1,58920.529.61,32619.629.6+263
Technicians and Trades Workers1,06313.710.294714.010.4+116
Community and Personal Service Workers7189.29.35798.69.0+139
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,20615.519.21,03215.319.1+174
Sales Workers5086.56.84997.47.5+9
Machinery Operators And Drivers3574.62.43154.72.4+42
Labourers6558.44.75938.85.1+62
Inadequately described or not stated1632.12.01061.61.5+57

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, Australian Capital Territory: 15.9% Professionals, Australian Capital Territory: 29.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Australian Capital Territory: 10.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Australian Capital Territory: 9.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Australian Capital Territory: 19.2% Sales Workers, Australian Capital Territory: 6.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Australian Capital Territory: 2.4% Labourers, Australian Capital Territory: 4.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Australian Capital Territory: 2.0% Managers, Yass Valley: 19.4% Professionals, Yass Valley: 20.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Yass Valley: 13.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Yass Valley: 9.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Yass Valley: 15.5% Sales Workers, Yass Valley: 6.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Yass Valley: 4.6% Labourers, Yass Valley: 8.4% Inadequately described or not stated, Yass Valley: 2.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
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Change in local resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, Yass Valley: +149 Professionals, Yass Valley: +263 Technicians and Trades Workers, Yass Valley: +116 Community and Personal Service Workers, Yass Valley: +139 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Yass Valley: +174 Sales Workers, Yass Valley: +9 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Yass Valley: +42 Labourers, Yass Valley: +62 Inadequately described or not stated, Yass Valley: +57
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 Yass Valley in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,589 people or 20.5%)
  • Managers (1,505 people or 19.4%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,206 people or 15.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,300 people in total or 55.4% of the local labour force.

In comparison, Australian Capital Territory employed 29.6% in Professionals; 15.9% in Managers; and 19.2% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of the Yass Valley and Australian Capital Territory were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Labourers (8.4% compared to 4.7%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (13.7% compared to 10.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Professionals (20.5% compared to 29.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (15.5% compared to 19.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local labour force in Yass Valley increased by 1,011 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+263 local labour force)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+174 local labour force)
  • Managers (+149 local labour force)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+139 local labour force)

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