Hilltops Council area
Local workers - Occupations - All industries
In the Hilltops Council area, 22.1% of workers were Managers, compared to 23.6% in NSW.
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 the Hilltops Council area will be influenced by factors including:
- The economic base and employment opportunities available in the Hilltops Council area;
- The age of the workforce;
- The skill and qualification level required to enter an industry; and
- The working and social aspirations of the population.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work
|Local workers occupations|
|Hilltops Council area - All industries||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||NSW||Number||%||NSW||2011 - 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||893||12.8||12.7||953||13.7||13.2||-60|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||667||9.6||10.4||603||8.7||9.5||+64|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||756||10.9||13.8||714||10.3||15.0||+42|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||412||5.9||6.1||409||5.9||6.4||+3|
|Inadequately described or not stated||92||1.3||1.8||133||1.9||1.8||-41|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the jobs held by the All industries workforce in the Hilltops Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Managers (1,537 local workers or 22.1%)
- Labourers (1,059 local workers or 15.2%)
- Technicians and Trades Workers (893 local workers or 12.8%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,489 people in total or 50.1% of the All industries local workers.
In comparison, NSW employed 13.5% as Managers; 8.8% as Labourers and 12.7% as Technicians and Trades Workers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in the Hilltops Council area and NSW were:
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (12.5% compared to 23.6%)
- A larger percentage of local workers employed as Managers (22.1% compared to 13.5%)
- A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (15.2% compared to 8.8%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (10.9% compared to 13.8%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce in the Hilltops Council area between 2011 and 2016 were those employed as:
- Labourers (+115 local workers)
- Community and Personal Service Workers (+64 local workers)
- Technicians and Trades Workers (-60 local workers)
- Professionals (-49 local workers)