Federation Council area
Local workers - Occupations - All industries
In the Federation Council area, 20.3% of workers were Labourers, compared to 23.6% 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 the Federation Council area will be influenced by factors including:
- The economic base and employment opportunities available in the 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.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work
|Local workers occupations|
|Federation Council area - All industries||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||NSW||Number||%||NSW||2011 - 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||740||15.0||12.7||757||14.9||13.2||-17|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||472||9.6||10.4||435||8.6||9.5||+37|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||446||9.0||13.8||448||8.8||15.0||-2|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||419||8.5||6.1||373||7.4||6.4||+46|
|Inadequately described or not stated||84||1.7||1.8||104||2.1||1.8||-20|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the jobs held by the All industries workforce in the Federation Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Labourers (1,004 local workers or 20.3%)
- Managers (918 local workers or 18.6%)
- Technicians and Trades Workers (740 local workers or 15.0%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,662 people in total or 53.8% of the All industries local workers.
In comparison, NSW employed 8.8% as Labourers; 13.5% as Managers and 12.7% as Technicians and Trades Workers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in the Federation Council area and NSW were:
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (9.8% compared to 23.6%)
- A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (20.3% compared to 8.8%)
- A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (18.6% compared to 13.5%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (9.0% compared to 13.8%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce in the Federation Council area between 2011 and 2016 were those employed as:
- Managers (-87 local workers)
- Labourers (-77 local workers)
- Machinery Operators And Drivers (+46 local workers)
- Community and Personal Service Workers (+37 local workers)