Inner West Council area
Local workers - Occupations - All industries
In the Inner West Council area, 24.4% of workers were Professionals, compared to 23.6% 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 the Inner West Council area will be influenced by factors including:
- The economic base and employment opportunities available in the Inner West 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|
|Inner West Council area - All industries||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||New South Wales||Number||%||New South Wales||2011 - 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||8,066||12.9||12.7||7,363||12.9||13.2||+703|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||7,656||12.3||10.4||6,399||11.2||9.5||+1,257|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||7,363||11.8||13.8||7,453||13.1||15.0||-90|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||3,489||5.6||6.1||3,462||6.1||6.4||+27|
|Inadequately described or not stated||1,135||1.8||1.8||1,056||1.9||1.8||+79|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the jobs held by the All industries workforce in the Inner West Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Professionals (15,259 local workers or 24.4%)
- Managers (8,609 local workers or 13.8%)
- Technicians and Trades Workers (8,066 local workers or 12.9%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 31,934 people in total or 51.2% of the All industries local workers.
In comparison, New South Wales employed 23.6% as Professionals; 13.5% as Managers and 12.7% as Technicians and Trades Workers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in the Inner West Council area and New South Wales were:
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.8% compared to 13.8%)
- A larger percentage of local workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (12.3% compared to 10.4%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (7.9% compared to 8.8%)
- A larger percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (24.4% compared to 23.6%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce in the Inner West Council area between 2011 and 2016 were those employed as:
- Professionals (+1,693 local workers)
- Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,257 local workers)
- Managers (+705 local workers)
- Technicians and Trades Workers (+703 local workers)