Federation Council area

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

In Federation Council area, 19.9% of workers were Labourers, compared to 25.9% in NSW.

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 Federation Council area will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Federation 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.

For a complete local workers analysis for Federation Council area, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 & 2021 – by place of work

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Local workers occupations
Federation Council area - All industries 20212016Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. NSWNumber%. NSW2016 - 2021
Technicians and Trades Workers80814.911.874015.012.7+68
Community and Personal Service Workers54610.010.64729.610.4+74
Clerical and Administrative Workers4708.613.04469.013.8+24
Sales Workers3776.98.03737.59.2+4
Machinery Operators And Drivers4708.66.04198.56.1+51
Inadequately described or not stated1142.11.9841.71.8+30
Total Persons5,441100.0100.04,941100.0100.0+500

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2016 and 2021. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the All industries workforce in Federation Council area in 2021shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (1,083 local workers or 19.9%)
  • Managers (1,006 local workers or 18.5%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (808 local workers or 14.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,897 people in total or 53.2% of the All industries local workers.

In comparison, NSW employed 8.2% as Labourers; 14.6% as Managers and 11.8% as Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in Federation Council area and NSW were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (10.4% compared to 25.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (19.9% compared to 8.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (8.6% compared to 13.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (18.5% compared to 14.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce in Federation Council area between2016 and 2021 were those employed as:

  • Managers (+88 local workers)
  • Professionals (+82 local workers)
  • Labourers (+79 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+74 local workers)

Federation Council

economic profile