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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers managers in the Hilltops Council area 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 Hilltops Council area'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
Hilltops Council area 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%NSW%Number%NSW%2011 to 2016
Managers1,56020.613.51,61821.613.3-58
Professionals89611.923.694112.522.7-45
Technicians and Trades Workers1,05814.012.71,08814.513.2-30
Community and Personal Service Workers7149.410.46498.69.5+65
Clerical and Administrative Workers80910.713.877910.415.1+30
Sales Workers7089.49.27219.69.3-13
Machinery Operators And Drivers4966.66.14686.26.4+28
Labourers1,20415.98.81,08914.58.7+115
Inadequately described or not stated1131.51.81522.01.8-39

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, NSW : 13.5% Professionals, NSW : 23.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, NSW : 12.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, NSW : 10.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, NSW : 13.8% Sales Workers, NSW : 9.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, NSW : 6.1% Labourers, NSW : 8.8% Inadequately described or not stated, NSW : 1.8% Managers, Hilltops Council area - All industries: 20.6% Professionals, Hilltops Council area - All industries: 11.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Hilltops Council area - All industries: 14.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Hilltops Council area - All industries: 9.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hilltops Council area - All industries: 10.7% Sales Workers, Hilltops Council area - All industries: 9.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hilltops Council area - All industries: 6.6% Labourers, Hilltops Council area - All industries: 15.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Hilltops Council area - All industries: 1.5%
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, Hilltops Council area - All industries: -58 Professionals, Hilltops Council area - All industries: -45 Technicians and Trades Workers, Hilltops Council area - All industries: -30 Community and Personal Service Workers, Hilltops Council area - All industries: +65 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hilltops Council area - All industries: +30 Sales Workers, Hilltops Council area - All industries: -13 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hilltops Council area - All industries: +28 Labourers, Hilltops Council area - All industries: +115 Inadequately described or not stated, Hilltops Council area - All industries: -39
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 in Hilltops Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (1,560 people or 20.6%)
  • Labourers (1,204 people or 15.9%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,058 people or 14.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,822 people in total or 50.6% of the resident workers .

In comparison, NSW employed 13.5% in Managers; 8.8% in Labourers; and 12.7% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of the Hilltops Council area and NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (20.6% compared to 13.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (15.9% compared to 8.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (11.9% compared to 23.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (10.7% compared to 13.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Hilltops Council area increased by 53 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the Hilltops Council area were for those employed as:

  • Labourers (+115 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+65 people)
  • Managers (-58 people)

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