Hawkesbury City

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (All industries) Technicians and Trades Workers in Hawkesbury City 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 Hawkesbury City'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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 and 2021 – by usual residence

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Resident workers occupations
Hawkesbury City 20212016Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2016 - 2021
Technicians and Trades Workers6,15118.411.96,01518.612.7+136
Community and Personal Service Workers3,47810.410.63,26110.110.4+217
Clerical and Administrative Workers4,82814.513.04,89515.113.8-67
Sales Workers2,5627.78.02,8348.89.2-272
Machinery Operators And Drivers2,8298.56.02,6968.36.1+133
Inadequately described or not stated6121.81.95711.81.8+41
Total Persons33,367100.0100.032,327100.0100.0+1,040

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 resident workers in Hawkesbury City in 2021shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (6,151 people or 18.4%)
  • Professionals (5,217 people or 15.6%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (4,828 people or 14.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 16,196 people in total or 48.5% of the resident workers (All industries).

In comparison, New South Wales employed 11.9% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 25.8% in Professionals and 13.0% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (All industries) of Hawkesbury City and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Professionals (15.6% compared to 25.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (18.4% compared to 11.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (8.5% compared to 6.0%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (14.5% compared to 13.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (All industries) in Hawkesbury City increased by 1,040 between 2016 and 2021.

The largest change in the occupations of the resident workers between 2016 and 2021 in Hawkesbury City were those employed as:

  • Managers (+493 persons)
  • Professionals (+436 persons)
  • Sales Workers (-272 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+217 persons)

Hawkesbury City

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