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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in Burwood 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 Burwood 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.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers occupations
Burwood Council area 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Managers1,91011.113.51,71511.413.3+195
Professionals4,93128.723.64,22928.022.7+702
Technicians and Trades Workers1,84210.712.71,71711.413.2+125
Community and Personal Service Workers1,7009.910.41,3498.99.5+351
Clerical and Administrative Workers2,35213.713.82,34915.615.1+3
Sales Workers1,83110.79.21,50810.09.3+323
Machinery Operators And Drivers6293.76.15743.86.4+55
Labourers1,5499.08.81,2668.48.7+283
Inadequately described or not stated4352.51.83822.51.8+53

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, Burwood Council area - All industries: 11.1% Professionals, Burwood Council area - All industries: 28.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Burwood Council area - All industries: 10.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Burwood Council area - All industries: 9.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Burwood Council area - All industries: 13.7% Sales Workers, Burwood Council area - All industries: 10.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Burwood Council area - All industries: 3.7% Labourers, Burwood Council area - All industries: 9.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Burwood Council area - All industries: 2.5%
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, Burwood Council area - All industries: +195 Professionals, Burwood Council area - All industries: +702 Technicians and Trades Workers, Burwood Council area - All industries: +125 Community and Personal Service Workers, Burwood Council area - All industries: +351 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Burwood Council area - All industries: +3 Sales Workers, Burwood Council area - All industries: +323 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Burwood Council area - All industries: +55 Labourers, Burwood Council area - All industries: +283 Inadequately described or not stated, Burwood Council area - All industries: +53
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 Burwood Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (4,931 people or 28.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (2,352 people or 13.7%)
  • Managers (1,910 people or 11.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 9,193 people in total or 53.5% of the resident workers .

In comparison, New South Wales employed 23.6% in Professionals; 13.8% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 13.5% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of Burwood Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (28.7% compared to 23.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (3.7% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (11.1% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (10.7% compared to 12.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Burwood Council area increased by 2,090 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in Burwood Council area were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+702 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+351 people)
  • Sales Workers (+323 people)
  • Labourers (+283 people)

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