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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (All industries) 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.

Data source

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 (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2011 - 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
Total Persons138,198100.0100.0124,532100.0100.0+13,666

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

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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 (All industries).

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 (All industries) of City of Canterbury Bankstown and New South Wales were:

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

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (All industries) in City of Canterbury Bankstown increased by 13,666 between 2011 and 2016.

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

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

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