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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in Bega Valley Shire 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 Bega Valley Shire'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
Bega Valley Shire 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Managers1,78813.613.51,85914.313.3-71
Professionals2,10916.023.62,08516.022.7+24
Technicians and Trades Workers2,01815.312.71,96615.113.2+52
Community and Personal Service Workers1,60512.210.41,52311.79.5+82
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,43810.913.81,45911.215.1-21
Sales Workers1,41010.79.21,33610.29.3+74
Machinery Operators And Drivers7635.86.18366.46.4-73
Labourers1,81613.88.81,81013.98.7+6
Inadequately described or not stated2081.61.81671.31.8+41

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, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: 13.6% Professionals, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: 16.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: 15.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: 12.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: 10.9% Sales Workers, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: 10.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: 5.8% Labourers, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: 13.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Bega Valley Shire - 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, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: -71 Professionals, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: +24 Technicians and Trades Workers, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: +52 Community and Personal Service Workers, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: +82 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: -21 Sales Workers, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: +74 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: -73 Labourers, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: +6 Inadequately described or not stated, Bega Valley Shire - All industries: +41
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 Bega Valley Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (2,109 people or 16.0%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (2,018 people or 15.3%)
  • Labourers (1,816 people or 13.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 5,943 people in total or 45.2% of the resident workers .

In comparison, New South Wales employed 23.6% in Professionals; 12.7% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 8.8% in Labourers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of Bega Valley Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (13.8% compared to 8.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (15.3% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (16.0% compared to 23.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (10.9% compared to 13.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Bega Valley Shire increased by 114 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in Bega Valley Shire were for those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+82 people)
  • Sales Workers (+74 people)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-73 people)
  • Managers (-71 people)

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