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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more male resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) 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 - Males20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Managers39.717.0----17.2--
Professionals----14.4312.012.9--
Technicians and Trades Workers39.75.8312.06.50
Community and Personal Service Workers39.70.9----1.0--
Clerical and Administrative Workers----5.9----6.2--
Sales Workers1548.444.41976.043.9-4
Machinery Operators And Drivers412.94.4----5.0--
Labourers39.75.4----5.4--
Inadequately described or not stated----1.8----1.9--

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 - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services male  : 17.0% Professionals, New South Wales - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services male  : 14.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, New South Wales - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services male  : 5.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, New South Wales - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services male  : 0.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, New South Wales - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services male  : 5.9% Sales Workers, New South Wales - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services male  : 44.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, New South Wales - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services male  : 4.4% Labourers, New South Wales - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services male  : 5.4% Inadequately described or not stated, New South Wales - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services male  : 1.8% Managers, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 9.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 9.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 9.7% Sales Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 48.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 12.9% Labourers, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 9.7%
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 Technicians and Trades Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: 0 Sales Workers, Gunnedah Shire - Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services: -4
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 male resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) in Gunnedah Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Sales Workers (15 people or 48.4%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (4 people or 12.9%)
  • Managers (3 people or 9.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 22 people in total or 71.0% of the male resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services).

In comparison, New South Wales employed 44.4% in Sales Workers; 4.4% in Machinery Operators And Drivers; and 17.0% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the male resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) of the Gunnedah Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of male resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (9.7% compared to 0.9%)
  • A larger percentage of male resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (12.9% compared to 4.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of male resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) employed as Professionals (0.0% compared to 14.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of male resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) employed as Managers (9.7% compared to 17.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the male resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services)] in Gunnedah Shire increased by 6 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major changes in the occupations of the male resident workers (Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services) between 2011 and 2016 in the Gunnedah Shire.

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