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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in the Lismore City 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 Lismore City'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
Lismore City 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Managers2,11111.613.52,28612.413.3-175
Professionals3,65220.123.63,66619.822.7-14
Technicians and Trades Workers2,36713.012.72,47813.413.2-111
Community and Personal Service Workers2,29012.610.42,09111.39.5+199
Clerical and Administrative Workers2,31012.713.82,44213.215.1-132
Sales Workers1,93610.79.22,06811.29.3-132
Machinery Operators And Drivers1,0035.56.19825.36.4+21
Labourers2,25512.48.82,24412.18.7+11
Inadequately described or not stated2511.41.82361.31.8+15

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, New South Wales : 13.5% Professionals, New South Wales : 23.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, New South Wales : 12.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, New South Wales : 10.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, New South Wales : 13.8% Sales Workers, New South Wales : 9.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, New South Wales : 6.1% Labourers, New South Wales : 8.8% Inadequately described or not stated, New South Wales : 1.8% Managers, Lismore City - All industries: 11.6% Professionals, Lismore City - All industries: 20.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Lismore City - All industries: 13.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Lismore City - All industries: 12.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Lismore City - All industries: 12.7% Sales Workers, Lismore City - All industries: 10.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Lismore City - All industries: 5.5% Labourers, Lismore City - All industries: 12.4% Inadequately described or not stated, Lismore City - All industries: 1.4%
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, Lismore City - All industries: -175 Professionals, Lismore City - All industries: -14 Technicians and Trades Workers, Lismore City - All industries: -111 Community and Personal Service Workers, Lismore City - All industries: +199 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Lismore City - All industries: -132 Sales Workers, Lismore City - All industries: -132 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Lismore City - All industries: +21 Labourers, Lismore City - All industries: +11 Inadequately described or not stated, Lismore City - All industries: +15
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 Lismore City in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (3,652 people or 20.1%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (2,367 people or 13.0%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (2,310 people or 12.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 8,329 people in total or 45.8% of the resident workers .

In comparison, New South Wales employed 23.6% in Professionals; 12.7% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 13.8% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of the Lismore City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (12.4% compared to 8.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (12.6% compared to 10.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (20.1% compared to 23.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (11.6% compared to 13.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Lismore City decreased by 318 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the Lismore City were for those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+199 people)
  • Managers (-175 people)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-132 people)
  • Sales Workers (-132 people)

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