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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in Camden 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 Camden 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
Camden Council area 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Managers5,13112.813.53,74113.013.3+1,390
Professionals7,14017.823.65,03517.522.7+2,105
Technicians and Trades Workers6,00615.012.74,36315.213.2+1,643
Community and Personal Service Workers4,05510.110.42,7509.69.5+1,305
Clerical and Administrative Workers6,63216.613.85,03017.515.1+1,602
Sales Workers3,99110.09.22,88910.09.3+1,102
Machinery Operators And Drivers3,2648.26.12,4028.46.4+862
Labourers3,0627.78.82,1147.48.7+948
Inadequately described or not stated7351.81.84301.51.8+305

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, Camden Council area - All industries: 12.8% Professionals, Camden Council area - All industries: 17.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Camden Council area - All industries: 15.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Camden Council area - All industries: 10.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Camden Council area - All industries: 16.6% Sales Workers, Camden Council area - All industries: 10.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Camden Council area - All industries: 8.2% Labourers, Camden Council area - All industries: 7.7% Inadequately described or not stated, Camden Council area - All industries: 1.8%
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, Camden Council area - All industries: +1,390 Professionals, Camden Council area - All industries: +2,105 Technicians and Trades Workers, Camden Council area - All industries: +1,643 Community and Personal Service Workers, Camden Council area - All industries: +1,305 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Camden Council area - All industries: +1,602 Sales Workers, Camden Council area - All industries: +1,102 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Camden Council area - All industries: +862 Labourers, Camden Council area - All industries: +948 Inadequately described or not stated, Camden Council area - All industries: +305
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 Camden Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (7,140 people or 17.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (6,632 people or 16.6%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (6,006 people or 15.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 19,778 people in total or 49.4% of the resident workers .

In comparison, New South Wales employed 23.6% in Professionals; 13.8% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 12.7% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (16.6% compared to 13.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (15.0% compared to 12.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (8.2% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (17.8% compared to 23.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Camden Council area increased by 11,262 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Professionals (+2,105 people)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+1,643 people)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+1,602 people)
  • Managers (+1,390 people)

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