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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in the Armidale Regional Council 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 Armidale Regional Council'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 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers occupations
Armidale Regional Council 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Managers1,81614.713.51,92215.813.3-106
Professionals2,86823.323.62,75022.522.7+118
Technicians and Trades Workers1,37611.212.71,46312.013.2-87
Community and Personal Service Workers1,43111.610.41,26210.39.5+169
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,52612.413.81,59013.015.1-64
Sales Workers1,1879.69.21,23410.19.3-47
Machinery Operators And Drivers4934.06.14533.76.4+40
Labourers1,46611.98.81,34411.08.7+122
Inadequately described or not stated1621.31.81781.51.8-16

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers occupations, 2016
Resident workers occupations, 2016 Managers, New South Wales : 13.5% Professionals, New South Wales : 23.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, New South Wales : 12.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, New South Wales : 10.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, New South Wales : 13.8% Sales Workers, New South Wales : 9.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, New South Wales : 6.1% Labourers, New South Wales : 8.8% Inadequately described or not stated, New South Wales : 1.8% Managers, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: 14.7% Professionals, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: 23.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: 11.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: 11.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: 12.4% Sales Workers, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: 9.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: 4.0% Labourers, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: 11.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: 1.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016 Managers, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: -106 Professionals, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: +118 Technicians and Trades Workers, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: -87 Community and Personal Service Workers, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: +169 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: -64 Sales Workers, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: -47 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: +40 Labourers, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: +122 Inadequately described or not stated, Armidale Regional Council - All industries: -16
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers in Armidale Regional Council in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (2,868 people or 23.3%)
  • Managers (1,816 people or 14.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,526 people or 12.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 6,210 people in total or 50.4% of the resident workers .

In comparison, New South Wales employed 23.6% in Professionals; 13.5% in Managers; and 13.8% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of the Armidale Regional Council and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (11.9% compared to 8.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (4.0% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (11.2% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (12.4% compared to 13.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Armidale Regional Council increased by 129 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the Armidale Regional Council were for those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+169 people)
  • Labourers (+122 people)
  • Professionals (+118 people)
  • Managers (-106 people)

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