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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) machinery operators and drivers 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%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Managers2513.010.43313.69.6-8
Professionals31.66.731.26.80
Technicians and Trades Workers94.74.1135.45.1-4
Community and Personal Service Workers----3.031.23.5--
Clerical and Administrative Workers2613.520.93514.522.4-9
Sales Workers94.74.472.94.6+2
Machinery Operators And Drivers10554.744.113656.241.2-31
Labourers105.25.083.35.6+2
Inadequately described or not stated52.61.241.71.3+1

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 - Transport, Postal and Warehousing  : 10.4% Professionals, New South Wales - Transport, Postal and Warehousing  : 6.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, New South Wales - Transport, Postal and Warehousing  : 4.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, New South Wales - Transport, Postal and Warehousing  : 3.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, New South Wales - Transport, Postal and Warehousing  : 20.9% Sales Workers, New South Wales - Transport, Postal and Warehousing  : 4.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, New South Wales - Transport, Postal and Warehousing  : 44.1% Labourers, New South Wales - Transport, Postal and Warehousing  : 5.0% Inadequately described or not stated, New South Wales - Transport, Postal and Warehousing  : 1.2% Managers, Gunnedah Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 13.0% Professionals, Gunnedah Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 1.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 4.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 13.5% Sales Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 4.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gunnedah Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 54.7% Labourers, Gunnedah Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 5.2% Inadequately described or not stated, Gunnedah Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 2.6%
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 - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: -8 Professionals, Gunnedah Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: 0 Technicians and Trades Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: -4 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: -9 Sales Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: +2 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gunnedah Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: -31 Labourers, Gunnedah Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: +2 Inadequately described or not stated, Gunnedah Shire - Transport, Postal and Warehousing: +1
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 (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) in Gunnedah Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (105 people or 54.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (26 people or 13.5%)
  • Managers (25 people or 13.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 156 people in total or 81.2% of the resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing).

In comparison, New South Wales employed 44.1% in Machinery Operators And Drivers; 20.9% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 10.4% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) of the Gunnedah Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (54.7% compared to 44.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (13.5% compared to 20.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) employed as Professionals (1.6% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (0.0% compared to 3.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing)] in Gunnedah Shire decreased by 50 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major changes in the occupations of the resident workers (Transport, Postal and Warehousing) between 2011 and 2016 in the Gunnedah Shire.

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