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Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within the Yass Valley, 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 Yass Valley will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Yass Valley;
  • 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 Yass Valley, 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
Yass Valley - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales %Number%New South Wales %2006 to 2011
Managers76022.713.580122.614.0-41
Professionals52115.623.050214.221.7+19
Technicians and Trades Workers45813.713.248013.513.5-22
Community and Personal Service Workers37211.19.635710.18.6+15
Clerical and Administrative Workers37311.215.240011.315.7-27
Sales Workers2758.29.43489.89.8-73
Machinery Operators And Drivers1604.86.31835.26.3-23
Labourers39611.88.644712.69.3-51
Inadequately described or not stated270.81.1270.81.00

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, Yass Valley: 22.7% Professionals, Yass Valley: 15.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Yass Valley: 13.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Yass Valley: 11.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Yass Valley: 11.2% Sales Workers, Yass Valley: 8.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Yass Valley: 4.8% Labourers, Yass Valley: 11.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Yass Valley: 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, Yass Valley - All industries: -41 Professionals, Yass Valley - All industries: +19 Technicians and Trades Workers, Yass Valley - All industries: -22 Community and Personal Service Workers, Yass Valley - All industries: +15 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Yass Valley - All industries: -27 Sales Workers, Yass Valley - All industries: -73 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Yass Valley - All industries: -23 Labourers, Yass Valley - All industries: -51 Inadequately described or not stated, Yass Valley - All industries: 0
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 Yass Valley in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (760 local workers or 22.7%)
  • Professionals (521 local workers or 15.6%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (458 local workers or 13.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,739 people in total or 52.0% of the local workers .

In comparison, New South Wales employed 13.5% as Managers; 23.0% as Professionals; and 13.2% as Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the in the Yass Valley and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (22.7% compared to 13.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (11.8% compared to 8.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (15.6% compared to 23.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.2% compared to 15.2%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in the Yass Valley between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Sales Workers (-73 local workers)
  • Labourers (-51 local workers)
  • Managers (-41 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-27 local workers)

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