Burwood Council area
Local workers - Occupations - All industries
In Burwood Council area, 28.8% of workers were Professionals, compared to 23.6% 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 Burwood Council area will be influenced by factors including:
- The economic base and employment opportunities available in Burwood 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.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work
|Local workers occupations|
|Burwood Council area - All industries||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||New South Wales||Number||%||New South Wales||2011 - 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||1,377||8.3||12.7||1,491||9.1||13.2||-114|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||1,941||11.7||10.4||1,788||10.9||9.5||+153|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||2,575||15.5||13.8||2,795||17.1||15.0||-220|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||546||3.3||6.1||593||3.6||6.4||-47|
|Inadequately described or not stated||318||1.9||1.8||363||2.2||1.8||-45|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the jobs held by the All industries workforce in Burwood Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Professionals (4,786 local workers or 28.8%)
- Clerical and Administrative Workers (2,575 local workers or 15.5%)
- Sales Workers (2,203 local workers or 13.2%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 9,564 people in total or 57.5% of the All industries local workers.
In comparison, New South Wales employed 23.6% as Professionals; 13.8% as Clerical and Administrative Workers and 9.2% as Sales Workers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in Burwood Council area and New South Wales were:
- A larger percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (28.8% compared to 23.6%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (8.3% compared to 12.7%)
- A larger percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (13.2% compared to 9.2%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (3.3% compared to 6.1%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce in Burwood Council area between 2011 and 2016 were those employed as:
- Clerical and Administrative Workers (-220 local workers)
- Professionals (+214 local workers)
- Labourers (+177 local workers)
- Community and Personal Service Workers (+153 local workers)