Resident workers - Occupations of employment
There are more resident workers (Education and Training) professionals 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
|Resident workers occupations|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||New South Wales%||Number||%||New South Wales%||2011 to 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||14||3.4||2.5||6||1.5||2.7||+8||27000||P|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||88||21.1||14.7||84||20.5||12.1||+4||28000||P|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||41||9.8||11.0||36||8.8||11.3||+5||29000||P|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||6||1.4||0.4||--||--||0.4||--||31000||P|
|Inadequately described or not stated||--||--||0.5||--||--||0.6||--||33000||P|
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing (opens a new window) 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (opens a new window), the population experts.
An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers (Education and Training) in Gunnedah Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Professionals (234 people or 56.1%)
- Community and Personal Service Workers (88 people or 21.1%)
- Clerical and Administrative Workers (41 people or 9.8%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 363 people in total or 87.0% of the resident workers (Education and Training).
In comparison, New South Wales employed 60.8% in Professionals; 14.7% in Community and Personal Service Workers; and 11.0% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Education and Training) of the Gunnedah Shire and New South Wales were:
- A larger percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (21.1% compared to 14.7%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) employed as Professionals (56.1% compared to 60.8%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) employed as Managers (5.3% compared to 7.9%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (9.8% compared to 11.0%)
The number of people in the resident workers (Education and Training)] in Gunnedah Shire increased by 7 between 2011 and 2016.
There were no major changes in the occupations of the resident workers (Education and Training) between 2011 and 2016 in the Gunnedah Shire.