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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in the Cumberland Council area 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 Cumberland Council area'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
Cumberland Council area 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Managers7,7248.913.56,4008.413.3+1,324
Professionals16,45118.923.614,16318.722.7+2,288
Technicians and Trades Workers13,37415.412.711,50615.213.2+1,868
Community and Personal Service Workers8,4359.710.46,4938.69.5+1,942
Clerical and Administrative Workers12,36714.213.812,77116.915.1-404
Sales Workers8,1019.39.26,8979.19.3+1,204
Machinery Operators And Drivers7,3398.56.16,7698.96.4+570
Labourers10,50512.18.88,66511.48.7+1,840
Inadequately described or not stated2,5422.91.82,0982.81.8+444

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, Cumberland Council area - All industries: 8.9% Professionals, Cumberland Council area - All industries: 18.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Cumberland Council area - All industries: 15.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Cumberland Council area - All industries: 9.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cumberland Council area - All industries: 14.2% Sales Workers, Cumberland Council area - All industries: 9.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cumberland Council area - All industries: 8.5% Labourers, Cumberland Council area - All industries: 12.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Cumberland Council area - All industries: 2.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016 Managers, Cumberland Council area - All industries: +1,324 Professionals, Cumberland Council area - All industries: +2,288 Technicians and Trades Workers, Cumberland Council area - All industries: +1,868 Community and Personal Service Workers, Cumberland Council area - All industries: +1,942 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cumberland Council area - All industries: -404 Sales Workers, Cumberland Council area - All industries: +1,204 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cumberland Council area - All industries: +570 Labourers, Cumberland Council area - All industries: +1,840 Inadequately described or not stated, Cumberland Council area - All industries: +444
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 Cumberland Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (16,451 people or 18.9%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (13,374 people or 15.4%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (12,367 people or 14.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 42,192 people in total or 48.6% of the resident workers .

In comparison, New South Wales employed 23.6% in Professionals; 12.7% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 13.8% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of the Cumberland Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (12.1% compared to 8.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (15.4% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (18.9% compared to 23.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (8.9% compared to 13.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Cumberland Council area increased by 11,076 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the Cumberland Council area were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+2,288 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,942 people)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+1,868 people)
  • Labourers (+1,840 people)

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