Griffith City

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

In Griffith City, 18.1% of workers were Labourers, compared to 25.9% 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 Griffith City will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Griffith 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 Griffith City, 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
Griffith City - All industries 20212016Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2016 - 2021
Technicians and Trades Workers1,83513.111.81,60913.312.7+226
Community and Personal Service Workers1,3089.410.61,1129.210.4+196
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,64411.813.01,44811.913.8+196
Sales Workers1,2689.18.01,27710.59.2-9
Machinery Operators And Drivers1,0107.26.08396.96.1+171
Inadequately described or not stated3372.41.92161.81.8+121
Total Persons13,968100.0100.012,121100.0100.0+1,847

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 Griffith City in 2021shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (2,534 local workers or 18.1%)
  • Managers (2,053 local workers or 14.7%)
  • Professionals (1,979 local workers or 14.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 6,566 people in total or 47.0% of the All industries local workers.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 8.2% as Labourers; 14.6% as Managers and 25.9% as Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in Griffith City and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (14.2% compared to 25.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (18.1% compared to 8.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (13.1% compared to 11.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (9.4% compared to 10.6%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce in Griffith City between2016 and 2021 were those employed as:

  • Labourers (+387 local workers)
  • Professionals (+296 local workers)
  • Managers (+263 local workers)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+226 local workers)

Griffith City

economic profile