Central Coast Council area
Local workers - Occupations - All industries
In the Central Coast Council area, 19.6% of workers were Professionals, compared to 23.6% in New South Wales.
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 the Central Coast Council area will be influenced by factors including:
- The economic base and employment opportunities available in the Central Coast 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.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work
|Local workers occupations|
|Central Coast Council area - All industries||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||New South Wales||Number||%||New South Wales||2011 - 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||13,928||13.3||12.7||13,122||13.4||13.2||+806|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||13,844||13.2||10.4||11,929||12.2||9.5||+1,915|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||14,334||13.7||13.8||13,934||14.3||15.0||+400|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||6,028||5.8||6.1||5,676||5.8||6.4||+352|
|Inadequately described or not stated||1,664||1.6||1.8||1,542||1.6||1.8||+122|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the jobs held by the All industries workforce in the Central Coast Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Professionals (20,501 local workers or 19.6%)
- Clerical and Administrative Workers (14,334 local workers or 13.7%)
- Technicians and Trades Workers (13,928 local workers or 13.3%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 48,763 people in total or 46.5% of the All industries local workers.
In comparison, New South Wales employed 23.6% as Professionals; 13.8% as Clerical and Administrative Workers and 12.7% as Technicians and Trades Workers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in the Central Coast Council area and New South Wales were:
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (19.6% compared to 23.6%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Managers (10.6% compared to 13.5%)
- A larger percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (12.2% compared to 9.2%)
- A larger percentage of local workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (13.2% compared to 10.4%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce in the Central Coast Council area between 2011 and 2016 were those employed as:
- Professionals (+1,945 local workers)
- Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,915 local workers)
- Managers (+998 local workers)
- Technicians and Trades Workers (+806 local workers)