Kyogle Council area

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (All industries) Managers in Kyogle 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 Kyogle 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.

Data source

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

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Resident workers occupations
Kyogle Council area 20212016Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. NSWNumber%. NSW2016 - 2021
Technicians and Trades Workers43712.411.937611.612.7+61
Community and Personal Service Workers44112.610.634510.710.4+96
Clerical and Administrative Workers3459.813.032710.113.8+18
Sales Workers2266.48.02317.19.2-5
Machinery Operators And Drivers2577.36.02577.96.1--
Inadequately described or not stated942.71.9631.91.8+31
Total Persons3,512100.0100.03,237100.0100.0+275

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 Kyogle Council area in 2021shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (666 people or 19.0%)
  • Labourers (539 people or 15.3%)
  • Professionals (507 people or 14.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,712 people in total or 48.7% of the resident workers (All industries).

In comparison, NSW employed 14.6% in Managers; 8.2% in Labourers and 25.8% in Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (All industries) of Kyogle Council area and NSW were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Professionals (14.4% compared to 25.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Labourers (15.3% compared to 8.2%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Managers (19.0% compared to 14.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (9.8% compared to 13.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (All industries) in Kyogle Council area increased by 275 between 2016 and 2021.

The largest change in the occupations of the resident workers between 2016 and 2021 in Kyogle Council area were those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+96 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+61 persons)
  • Professionals (+48 persons)
  • Inadequately described or not stated (+31 persons)

Kyogle Council

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