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Local workers - Occupations - Accommodation and Food Services

Within Coffs Harbour City, the Accommodation and Food Services workforce has a similar proportion of Managers and Professionals compared to the Transport, Postal and Warehousing 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 Coffs Harbour City will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Coffs Harbour City;
  • 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 Coffs Harbour City, 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, Coffs Harbour City 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.

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Local workers occupations
Coffs Harbour City - Accommodation and Food Services20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Transport, Postal and Warehousing %Number%Transport, Postal and Warehousing %2011 to 2016
Managers46816.39.049617.48.6-28
Professionals260.93.2180.62.2+8
Technicians and Trades Workers37112.94.837413.15.3-3
Community and Personal Service Workers76726.82.576626.90.9+1
Clerical and Administrative Workers1585.523.11665.822.5-8
Sales Workers33011.54.72789.85.0+52
Machinery Operators And Drivers461.646.0451.650.4+1
Labourers67523.55.668524.14.9-10
Inadequately described or not stated260.91.0170.6--+9

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, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 9.0% Professionals, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 3.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 4.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 2.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 23.1% Sales Workers, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 4.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 46.0% Labourers, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 5.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 1.0% Managers, Accommodation and Food Services: 16.3% Professionals, Accommodation and Food Services: 0.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Accommodation and Food Services: 12.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Accommodation and Food Services: 26.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Accommodation and Food Services: 5.5% Sales Workers, Accommodation and Food Services: 11.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Accommodation and Food Services: 1.6% Labourers, Accommodation and Food Services: 23.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Accommodation and Food Services: 0.9%
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, Coffs Harbour City - Accommodation and Food Services: -28 Professionals, Coffs Harbour City - Accommodation and Food Services: +8 Technicians and Trades Workers, Coffs Harbour City - Accommodation and Food Services: -3 Community and Personal Service Workers, Coffs Harbour City - Accommodation and Food Services: +1 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Coffs Harbour City - Accommodation and Food Services: -8 Sales Workers, Coffs Harbour City - Accommodation and Food Services: +52 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Coffs Harbour City - Accommodation and Food Services: +1 Labourers, Coffs Harbour City - Accommodation and Food Services: -10 Inadequately described or not stated, Coffs Harbour City - Accommodation and Food Services: +9
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 Accommodation and Food Services workforce in Coffs Harbour City in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (767 local workers or 26.8%)
  • Labourers (675 local workers or 23.5%)
  • Managers (468 local workers or 16.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,910 people in total or 66.6% of the Accommodation and Food Services local workers .

In comparison, the Transport, Postal and Warehousing workforce within Coffs Harbour City employed 2.5% as Community and Personal Service Workers; 5.6% as Labourers; and 9.0% as Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the Accommodation and Food Services workforce in Coffs Harbour City and the Transport, Postal and Warehousing workforce were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (26.8% compared to 2.5%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (23.5% compared to 5.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (1.6% compared to 46.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (5.5% compared to 23.1%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the Accommodation and Food Services in Coffs Harbour City workforce between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Sales Workers (+52 local workers)
  • Managers (-28 local workers)
  • Labourers (-10 local workers)
  • Inadequately described or not stated (+9 local workers)

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