In the Lismore City (Construction), 47.8% of workers were Technicians and Trades Workers, compared to 46.8% 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 Lismore City will be influenced by factors including:
- The economic base and employment opportunities available in the Lismore City;
- 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|
|Lismore City - Construction||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||New South Wales||Number||%||New South Wales||2011 - 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||463||47.8||46.8||514||52.3||48.4||-51|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||--||0||0.2||3||0.3||0.2||--|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||110||11.4||9.7||108||11.0||10.5||+2|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||88||9.1||7.1||106||10.8||7.0||-18|
|Inadequately described or not stated||6||0.6||1.0||3||0.3||0.8||+3|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the jobs held by the Construction workforce in the Lismore City in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Technicians and Trades Workers (463 local workers or 47.8%)
- Labourers (136 local workers or 14.0%)
- Managers (120 local workers or 12.4%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 719 people in total or 74.3% of the Construction local workers.
In comparison, New South Wales employed 46.8% as Technicians and Trades Workers; 15.7% as Labourers and 13.4% as Managers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the Construction workforce in the Lismore City and New South Wales were:
- A larger percentage of local workers(Construction) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (9.1% compared to 7.1%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers(Construction) employed as Professionals (2.9% compared to 4.7%)
- A larger percentage of local workers(Construction) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.4% compared to 9.7%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers(Construction) employed as Labourers (14.0% compared to 15.7%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the Construction workforce in the Lismore City between 2011 and 2016 were those employed as:
- Technicians and Trades Workers (-51 local workers)
- Labourers (+22 local workers)
- Professionals (+18 local workers)
- Machinery Operators And Drivers (-18 local workers)