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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Wholesale Trade) sales workers in the Gunnedah Shire 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 Gunnedah Shire'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
Gunnedah Shire 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Public Administration and Safety%Number%Public Administration and Safety%2011 to 2016
Managers2517.512.42114.810.9+4
Professionals149.812.41611.312.9-2
Technicians and Trades Workers1711.97.0117.76.6+6
Community and Personal Service Workers----19.8----14.5--
Clerical and Administrative Workers1812.623.6139.230.9+5
Sales Workers4229.41.24833.81.6-6
Machinery Operators And Drivers1510.513.61712.012.1-2
Labourers74.97.91611.39.4-9
Inadequately described or not stated53.52.1----1.2--

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, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 12.4% Professionals, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 12.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 7.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 19.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 23.6% Sales Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 1.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 13.6% Labourers, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 7.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Gunnedah Shire - Public Administration and Safety : 2.1% Managers, Gunnedah Shire - Wholesale Trade: 17.5% Professionals, Gunnedah Shire - Wholesale Trade: 9.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Wholesale Trade: 11.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Wholesale Trade: 12.6% Sales Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Wholesale Trade: 29.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gunnedah Shire - Wholesale Trade: 10.5% Labourers, Gunnedah Shire - Wholesale Trade: 4.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Gunnedah Shire - Wholesale Trade: 3.5%
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, Gunnedah Shire - Wholesale Trade: +4 Professionals, Gunnedah Shire - Wholesale Trade: -2 Technicians and Trades Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Wholesale Trade: +6 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Wholesale Trade: +5 Sales Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Wholesale Trade: -6 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gunnedah Shire - Wholesale Trade: -2 Labourers, Gunnedah Shire - Wholesale Trade: -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 resident workers (Wholesale Trade) in Gunnedah Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Sales Workers (42 people or 29.4%)
  • Managers (25 people or 17.5%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (18 people or 12.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 85 people in total or 59.4% of the resident workers (Wholesale Trade).

In comparison, Public Administration and Safety employed 1.2% in Sales Workers; 12.4% in Managers; and 23.6% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) of the Gunnedah Shire and Public Administration and Safety were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) employed as Sales Workers (29.4% compared to 1.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) employed as Managers (17.5% compared to 12.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (0.0% compared to 19.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Wholesale Trade) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (12.6% compared to 23.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers (Wholesale Trade)] in Gunnedah Shire increased by 1 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major changes in the occupations of the resident workers (Wholesale Trade) between 2011 and 2016 in the Gunnedah Shire.

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