Bayside Council area
Resident workers - Occupations of employment
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 Bayside 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
|Resident workers occupations|
|Bayside Council area||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||New South Wales||Number||%||New South Wales||2011 - 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||9,095||12.0||12.7||8,104||12.8||13.2||+991|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||7,776||10.3||10.4||6,042||9.5||9.5||+1,734|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||11,410||15.1||13.8||10,977||17.3||15.1||+433|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||4,790||6.3||6.1||4,478||7.1||6.4||+312|
|Inadequately described or not stated||1,545||2.0||1.8||1,390||2.2||1.8||+155|
An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers in Bayside Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Professionals (17,086 people or 22.5%)
- Clerical and Administrative Workers (11,410 people or 15.1%)
- Managers (9,095 people or 12.0%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 37,591 people in total or 49.6% of the resident workers (All industries).
In comparison, New South Wales employed 23.6% in Professionals; 13.8% in Clerical and Administrative Workers and 13.5% in Managers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (All industries) of Bayside Council area and New South Wales were:
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Managers (12.0% compared to 13.5%)
- A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (15.1% compared to 13.8%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Professionals (22.5% compared to 23.6%)
- A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Labourers (9.8% compared to 8.8%)
The number of resident workers (All industries) in Bayside Council area increased by 12,456 between 2011 and 2016.
The largest change in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in Bayside Council area were those employed as:
- Professionals (+3,826 persons)
- Managers (+2,059 persons)
- Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,734 persons)
- Labourers (+1,571 persons)