Bega Valley Shire
Resident workers - Occupations of employment
There are more resident workers (Wholesale Trade) sales workers 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
|Resident workers occupations|
|Bega Valley Shire||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||New South Wales%||Number||%||New South Wales%||2011 to 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||26||10.6||7.2||36||10.0||7.2||-10||27000||P|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||3||1.2||0.3||3||0.8||0.3||0||28000||P|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||24||9.8||17.9||47||13.0||19.3||-23||29000||P|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||37||15.0||12.2||57||15.8||12.7||-20||31000||P|
|Inadequately described or not stated||--||--||1.0||--||--||1.2||--||33000||P|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) in Bega Valley Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Sales Workers (82 people or 33.3%)
- Machinery Operators And Drivers (37 people or 15.0%)
- Managers (34 people or 13.8%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 153 people in total or 62.2% of the resident workers (Wholesale Trade).
In comparison, New South Wales employed 16.1% in Sales Workers; 12.2% in Machinery Operators And Drivers; and 22.9% in Managers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) of Bega Valley Shire and New South Wales were:
- A larger percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) employed as Sales Workers (33.3% compared to 16.1%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) employed as Professionals (5.3% compared to 17.6%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) employed as Managers (13.8% compared to 22.9%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (9.8% compared to 17.9%)
The number of people in the resident workers (Wholesale Trade)] in Bega Valley Shire decreased by 115 between 2011 and 2016.
There were no major changes in the occupations of the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) between 2011 and 2016 in Bega Valley Shire.