Bayside Council area

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (All industries) Professionals in Bayside 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 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

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Resident workers occupations
Bayside Council area 20212016Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2016 - 2021
Technicians and Trades Workers9,58811.311.99,09512.012.7+493
Community and Personal Service Workers8,3459.810.67,77610.310.4+569
Clerical and Administrative Workers12,27414.413.011,41015.113.8+864
Sales Workers7,3018.68.07,58510.09.2-284
Machinery Operators And Drivers4,7755.66.04,7906.36.1-15
Inadequately described or not stated1,7772.11.91,5452.01.8+232
Total Persons85,137100.0100.075,800100.0100.0+9,337

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and 2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers in Bayside Council area in 2021shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (22,811 people or 26.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (12,274 people or 14.4%)
  • Managers (11,221 people or 13.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 46,306 people in total or 54.4% of the resident workers (All industries).

In comparison, New South Wales employed 25.8% in Professionals; 13.0% in Clerical and Administrative Workers and 14.6% 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 (13.2% compared to 14.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (14.4% compared to 13.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Professionals (26.8% compared to 25.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (9.8% compared to 10.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (All industries) in Bayside Council area increased by 9,337 between 2016 and 2021.

The largest change in the occupations of the resident workers between 2016 and 2021 in Bayside Council area were those employed as:

  • Professionals (+5,725 persons)
  • Managers (+2,126 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+864 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+569 persons)

Bayside Council

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