Lismore City

Local workers - Occupations - Wholesale Trade

In the Lismore City (Wholesale Trade), 29.9% of workers were Sales Workers, compared to 23.0% 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.

For a complete local workers analysis for the Lismore City, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note: The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, the Lismore City in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.
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Local workers occupations
Lismore City - Wholesale Trade 20162011Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2011 - 2016
Managers5916.223.010018.022.2-41
Professionals226.017.9183.215.0+4
Technicians and Trades Workers287.77.1447.97.2-16
Community and Personal Service Workers--00.330.50.3--
Clerical and Administrative Workers5815.917.89216.519.2-34
Sales Workers10929.916.014025.216.8-31
Machinery Operators And Drivers7721.212.210118.212.6-24
Labourers113.04.7529.45.5-41
Inadequately described or not stated--01.061.11.1--
Total Persons364100.0100.0556100.0100.0-192

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the Wholesale Trade workforce in the Lismore City in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Sales Workers (109 local workers or 29.9%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (77 local workers or 21.2%)
  • Managers (59 local workers or 16.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 245 people in total or 67.3% of the Wholesale Trade local workers.

In comparison, New South Wales employed 16.0% as Sales Workers; 12.2% as Machinery Operators And Drivers and 23.0% as Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the Wholesale Trade workforce in the Lismore City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers(Wholesale Trade) employed as Sales Workers (29.9% compared to 16.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers(Wholesale Trade) employed as Professionals (6.0% compared to 17.9%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers(Wholesale Trade) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (21.2% compared to 12.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers(Wholesale Trade) employed as Managers (16.2% compared to 23.0%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the Wholesale Trade workforce in the Lismore City between 2011 and 2016 were those employed as:

  • Managers (-41 local workers)
  • Labourers (-41 local workers)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-34 local workers)
  • Sales Workers (-31 local workers)

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