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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in City of Canterbury Bankstown 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 City of Canterbury Bankstown'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
City of Canterbury Bankstown 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Managers13,89710.113.512,2129.813.3+1,685
Professionals26,14318.923.622,47118.022.7+3,672
Technicians and Trades Workers19,35414.012.718,54414.913.2+810
Community and Personal Service Workers14,51110.510.411,1068.99.5+3,405
Clerical and Administrative Workers20,86115.113.821,04916.915.1-188
Sales Workers13,82010.09.212,0279.79.3+1,793
Machinery Operators And Drivers11,6538.46.110,8918.76.4+762
Labourers14,65010.68.813,05410.58.7+1,596
Inadequately described or not stated3,3092.41.83,1782.61.8+131

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, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: 10.1% Professionals, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: 18.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: 14.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: 10.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: 15.1% Sales Workers, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: 10.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: 8.4% Labourers, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: 10.6% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: 2.4%
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, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: +1,685 Professionals, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: +3,672 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: +810 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: +3,405 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: -188 Sales Workers, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: +1,793 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: +762 Labourers, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: +1,596 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Canterbury Bankstown - All industries: +131
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 City of Canterbury Bankstown in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (26,143 people or 18.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (20,861 people or 15.1%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (19,354 people or 14.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 66,358 people in total or 48.0% 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 City of Canterbury Bankstown and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (8.4% compared to 6.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (10.6% compared to 8.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (18.9% compared to 23.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (10.1% compared to 13.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in City of Canterbury Bankstown increased by 13,666 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in City of Canterbury Bankstown were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+3,672 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+3,405 people)
  • Sales Workers (+1,793 people)
  • Managers (+1,685 people)

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