Hawkesbury City

Local workers - Occupations - All industries

In Hawkesbury City, 17.8% of workers were Technicians and Trades Workers, compared to 25.9% in New South Wales.

Occupation is a key component for evaluating the socio-economic status of the local workers and the skills required to work in each industry sector.

The occupations of the local workers in Hawkesbury City will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Hawkesbury City;
  • The age of the workforce;
  • The skill and qualification level required to enter an industry; and
  • The working and social aspirations of the population.

For a complete local workers analysis for Hawkesbury City, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 & 2021 – by place of work

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Local workers occupations
Hawkesbury City - All industries 20212016Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2016 - 2021
Technicians and Trades Workers4,70417.811.84,39318.212.7+311
Community and Personal Service Workers2,92211.010.62,63810.910.4+284
Clerical and Administrative Workers3,38912.813.03,12513.013.8+264
Sales Workers2,2158.48.02,1879.19.2+28
Machinery Operators And Drivers2,0647.86.01,7927.46.1+272
Inadequately described or not stated4641.81.94471.91.8+17
Total Persons26,499100.0100.024,099100.0100.0+2,400

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 All industries workforce in Hawkesbury City in 2021shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (4,704 local workers or 17.8%)
  • Professionals (4,279 local workers or 16.1%)
  • Managers (3,565 local workers or 13.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 12,548 people in total or 47.3% of the All industries local workers.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 11.8% as Technicians and Trades Workers; 25.9% as Professionals and 14.6% as Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in Hawkesbury City and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (16.1% compared to 25.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (17.8% compared to 11.8%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (10.9% compared to 8.2%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (7.8% compared to 6.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce in Hawkesbury City between2016 and 2021 were those employed as:

  • Managers (+602 local workers)
  • Professionals (+484 local workers)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+311 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+284 local workers)

Hawkesbury City

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