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Resident workers (Local) - Occupations of employment

There are more local labour force clerical and administrative workers in Campbelltown City 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 Campbelltown City'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 2006 and 2011 – by usual residence

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Local resident workers occupations
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Occupations
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2006 to 2011
Managers5,5678.613.35,3418.413.6+226
Professionals9,29614.322.78,26613.121.2+1,030
Technicians and Trades Workers9,69314.913.29,94815.713.6-255
Community and Personal Service Workers6,68310.39.55,6689.08.6+1,015
Clerical and Administrative Workers11,76718.115.111,82418.715.4-57
Sales Workers6,3459.89.36,51710.39.7-172
Machinery Operators And Drivers7,31311.26.47,02011.16.4+293
Labourers7,13811.08.77,32811.69.5-190
Inadequately described or not stated1,2581.91.81,3352.11.9-77

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local resident workers occupations, 2011
Local resident workers occupations, 2011 Managers, New South Wales: 13.3% Professionals, New South Wales: 22.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, New South Wales: 13.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, New South Wales: 9.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, New South Wales: 15.1% Sales Workers, New South Wales: 9.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, New South Wales: 6.4% Labourers, New South Wales: 8.7% Inadequately described or not stated, New South Wales: 1.8% Managers, Campbelltown City: 8.6% Professionals, Campbelltown City: 14.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Campbelltown City: 14.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Campbelltown City: 10.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Campbelltown City: 18.1% Sales Workers, Campbelltown City: 9.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Campbelltown City: 11.2% Labourers, Campbelltown City: 11.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Campbelltown City: 1.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local resident workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, Campbelltown City: +226 Professionals, Campbelltown City: +1,030 Technicians and Trades Workers, Campbelltown City: -255 Community and Personal Service Workers, Campbelltown City: +1,015 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Campbelltown City: -57 Sales Workers, Campbelltown City: -172 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Campbelltown City: +293 Labourers, Campbelltown City: -190 Inadequately described or not stated, Campbelltown City: -77
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the local labour force in Campbelltown City in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (11,767 people or 18.1%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (9,693 people or 14.9%)
  • Professionals (9,296 people or 14.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 30,756 people in total or 47.3% of the local labour force.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 15.1% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; 13.2% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 22.7% in Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local labour force of Campbelltown City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (11.2% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of local labour force employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (18.1% compared to 15.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Professionals (14.3% compared to 22.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local labour force employed as Managers (8.6% compared to 13.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the local labour force in Campbelltown City increased by 1,813 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of the local labour force between 2006 and 2011 in Campbelltown City were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+1,030 local labour force)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,015 local labour force)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+293 local labour force)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-255 local labour force)

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