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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers technicians and trades workers in Lithgow City Council 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 Lithgow City Council '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
Lithgow City Council 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Managers7389.513.57609.413.3-22
Professionals95412.223.698412.222.7-30
Technicians and Trades Workers1,35817.412.71,42317.713.2-65
Community and Personal Service Workers1,00312.910.495711.99.5+46
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,03513.313.81,06513.215.1-30
Sales Workers6588.49.26708.39.3-12
Machinery Operators And Drivers97212.56.11,14714.26.4-175
Labourers94012.18.892411.58.7+16
Inadequately described or not stated1411.81.81321.61.8+9

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, Lithgow City Council  - All industries: 9.5% Professionals, Lithgow City Council  - All industries: 12.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Lithgow City Council  - All industries: 17.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Lithgow City Council  - All industries: 12.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Lithgow City Council  - All industries: 13.3% Sales Workers, Lithgow City Council  - All industries: 8.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Lithgow City Council  - All industries: 12.5% Labourers, Lithgow City Council  - All industries: 12.1% Inadequately described or not stated, Lithgow City Council  - All industries: 1.8%
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, Lithgow City Council  - All industries: -22 Professionals, Lithgow City Council  - All industries: -30 Technicians and Trades Workers, Lithgow City Council  - All industries: -65 Community and Personal Service Workers, Lithgow City Council  - All industries: +46 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Lithgow City Council  - All industries: -30 Sales Workers, Lithgow City Council  - All industries: -12 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Lithgow City Council  - All industries: -175 Labourers, Lithgow City Council  - All industries: +16 Inadequately described or not stated, Lithgow City Council  - All industries: +9
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 Lithgow City Council in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,358 people or 17.4%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,035 people or 13.3%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (1,003 people or 12.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,396 people in total or 43.5% of the resident workers .

In comparison, New South Wales employed 12.7% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 13.8% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 10.4% in Community and Personal Service Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (12.5% compared to 6.1%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (17.4% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (12.2% compared to 23.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (9.5% compared to 13.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Lithgow City Council decreased by 263 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-175 people)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-65 people)

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