Bayside Council area

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

In Bayside Council area, 19.7% of workers were Professionals, compared to 25.9% in 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 workers in Bayside Council area will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Bayside Council area;
  • 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 Bayside Council area, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 & 2021 – by place of work

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Local workers occupations
Bayside Council area - All industries 20212016Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2016 - 2021
Technicians and Trades Workers8,78512.311.89,46412.812.7-679
Community and Personal Service Workers7,27210.210.68,63111.710.4-1,359
Clerical and Administrative Workers10,52014.713.010,57114.313.8-51
Sales Workers7,1139.98.08,48511.59.2-1,372
Machinery Operators And Drivers5,7278.06.06,7549.16.1-1,027
Inadequately described or not stated1,5662.21.91,5992.21.8-33
Total Persons71,499100.0100.074,032100.0100.0-2,533

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 All industries workforce in Bayside Council area in 2021shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (14,079 local workers or 19.7%)
  • Managers (10,829 local workers or 15.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (10,520 local workers or 14.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 35,428 people in total or 49.5% of the All industries local workers.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 25.9% as Professionals; 14.6% as Managers and 13.0% as Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in Bayside Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (19.7% compared to 25.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (8.0% compared to 6.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (9.9% compared to 8.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (14.7% compared to 13.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce in Bayside Council area between2016 and 2021 were those employed as:

  • Professionals (+1,725 local workers)
  • Sales Workers (-1,372 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (-1,359 local workers)
  • Managers (+1,278 local workers)

Bayside Council

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