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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in the City of Greater Bendigo 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 City of Greater Bendigo'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
City of Greater Bendigo 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2011 to 2016
Managers5,34511.013.55,16711.313.2+178
Professionals9,78920.123.38,87019.422.3+919
Technicians and Trades Workers7,06314.513.16,85815.013.9+205
Community and Personal Service Workers5,90412.110.64,80910.59.3+1,095
Clerical and Administrative Workers6,03312.413.35,99313.114.4+40
Sales Workers5,09810.59.74,99010.99.7+108
Machinery Operators And Drivers2,9516.15.82,8756.36.1+76
Labourers5,75411.89.05,30711.69.0+447
Inadequately described or not stated7251.51.78861.92.2-161

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, Victoria : 13.5% Professionals, Victoria : 23.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Victoria : 13.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Victoria : 10.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Victoria : 13.3% Sales Workers, Victoria : 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Victoria : 5.8% Labourers, Victoria : 9.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Victoria : 1.7% Managers, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 11.0% Professionals, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 20.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 14.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 12.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 12.4% Sales Workers, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 10.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 6.1% Labourers, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 11.8% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: 1.5%
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, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: +178 Professionals, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: +919 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: +205 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: +1,095 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: +40 Sales Workers, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: +108 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: +76 Labourers, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: +447 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Greater Bendigo - All industries: -161
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 City of Greater Bendigo in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (9,789 people or 20.1%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (7,063 people or 14.5%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (6,033 people or 12.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 22,885 people in total or 47.0% of the resident workers .

In comparison, Victoria employed 23.3% in Professionals; 13.1% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 13.3% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of the City of Greater Bendigo and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (11.8% compared to 9.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (12.1% compared to 10.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (20.1% compared to 23.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (11.0% compared to 13.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in City of Greater Bendigo increased by 2,907 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Greater Bendigo were for those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,095 people)
  • Professionals (+919 people)
  • Labourers (+447 people)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+205 people)

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