Camden CouncilEconomic profile
Skip to content

Camden Council area

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within Camden Council area, the workforce has a similar proportion of Managers and Professionals compared to the Health Care and Social Assistance workforce.

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 Camden Council area will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Camden 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.

For a complete local workers analysis for Camden Council area, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, Camden Council area in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

Did you know? By clicking/tapping on a data row in the table you will be able to see sub categories.
Local workers occupations
Camden Council area - All industries20162011Change
Occupations
(Click rows to view sub-categories)
Number%Health Care and Social Assistance %Number%Health Care and Social Assistance %2011 to 2016
Managers2,64210.84.61,95911.13.8+683
Professionals3,70515.230.82,69915.331.1+1,006
Technicians and Trades Workers4,17917.13.82,96416.73.3+1,215
Community and Personal Service Workers2,58810.641.31,86410.541.0+724
Clerical and Administrative Workers3,14412.912.92,43813.814.2+706
Sales Workers2,78911.40.72,08211.80.5+707
Machinery Operators And Drivers2,50210.20.91,7479.90.8+755
Labourers2,48410.24.61,6629.44.3+822
Inadequately described or not stated4091.70.52811.61.0+128

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local workers occupations, 2016
Local workers occupations, 2016 Managers, Health Care and Social Assistance: 4.6% Professionals, Health Care and Social Assistance: 30.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Health Care and Social Assistance: 3.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Health Care and Social Assistance: 41.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Health Care and Social Assistance: 12.9% Sales Workers, Health Care and Social Assistance: 0.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Health Care and Social Assistance: 0.9% Labourers, Health Care and Social Assistance: 4.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Health Care and Social Assistance: 0.5% Managers, All industries: 10.8% Professionals, All industries: 15.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, All industries: 17.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, All industries: 10.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, All industries: 12.9% Sales Workers, All industries: 11.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, All industries: 10.2% Labourers, All industries: 10.2% Inadequately described or not stated, All industries: 1.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local workers occupations, 2011 to 2016
Change in local workers occupations, 2011 to 2016 Managers, Camden Council area - All industries: +683 Professionals, Camden Council area - All industries: +1,006 Technicians and Trades Workers, Camden Council area - All industries: +1,215 Community and Personal Service Workers, Camden Council area - All industries: +724 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Camden Council area - All industries: +706 Sales Workers, Camden Council area - All industries: +707 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Camden Council area - All industries: +755 Labourers, Camden Council area - All industries: +822 Inadequately described or not stated, Camden Council area - All industries: +128
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 workforce in Camden Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (4,179 local workers or 17.1%)
  • Professionals (3,705 local workers or 15.2%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (3,144 local workers or 12.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 11,028 people in total or 45.1% of the local workers .

In comparison, the Health Care and Social Assistance workforce within Camden Council area employed 3.8% as Technicians and Trades Workers; 30.8% as Professionals; and 12.9% as Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in Camden Council area and the Health Care and Social Assistance workforce were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (17.1% compared to 3.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (11.4% compared to 0.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (10.6% compared to 41.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (15.2% compared to 30.8%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in Camden Council area workforce between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+1,215 local workers)
  • Professionals (+1,006 local workers)
  • Labourers (+822 local workers)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+755 local workers)

To continue building your economic story go to...

v19.11.15-1.0.0