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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in Bathurst Regional Council area 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 Bathurst Regional Council area'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
Bathurst Regional Council area 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Managers2,16711.913.52,15312.313.3+14
Professionals3,43518.923.63,29318.822.7+142
Technicians and Trades Workers2,62814.512.72,61514.913.2+13
Community and Personal Service Workers2,44613.510.41,95911.29.5+487
Clerical and Administrative Workers2,18012.013.82,23812.815.1-58
Sales Workers1,7779.89.21,76510.19.3+12
Machinery Operators And Drivers1,1656.46.11,1326.56.4+33
Labourers2,07411.48.82,10612.08.7-32
Inadequately described or not stated2901.61.82691.51.8+21

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, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: 11.9% Professionals, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: 18.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: 14.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: 13.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: 12.0% Sales Workers, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: 9.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: 6.4% Labourers, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: 11.4% Inadequately described or not stated, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: 1.6%
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, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: +14 Professionals, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: +142 Technicians and Trades Workers, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: +13 Community and Personal Service Workers, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: +487 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: -58 Sales Workers, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: +12 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: +33 Labourers, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: -32 Inadequately described or not stated, Bathurst Regional Council area - All industries: +21
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 Bathurst Regional Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (3,435 people or 18.9%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (2,628 people or 14.5%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (2,446 people or 13.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 8,509 people in total or 46.8% of the resident workers .

In comparison, New South Wales employed 23.6% in Professionals; 12.7% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 10.4% in Community and Personal Service Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (13.5% compared to 10.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (11.4% compared to 8.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (18.9% compared to 23.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (12.0% compared to 13.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Bathurst Regional Council area increased by 632 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+487 people)
  • Professionals (+142 people)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-58 people)

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