Liverpool City

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (All industries) Professionals in Liverpool 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 Liverpool 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers occupations
Liverpool City 20162011Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2011 - 2016
Technicians and Trades Workers12,21014.612.711,71915.713.2+491
Community and Personal Service Workers8,37910.010.46,8359.29.5+1,544
Clerical and Administrative Workers13,47216.113.813,08517.515.1+387
Sales Workers7,7179.29.26,7129.09.3+1,005
Machinery Operators And Drivers8,75510.46.17,81110.56.4+944
Inadequately described or not stated2,0622.51.81,7902.41.8+272
Total Persons83,904100.0100.074,579100.0100.0+9,325

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id (informed decisions)

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers in Liverpool City in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (14,228 people or 17.0%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (13,472 people or 16.1%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (12,210 people or 14.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 39,910 people in total or 47.6% of the resident workers (All industries).

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

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (All industries) of Liverpool City and New South Wales were:

  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Professionals (17.0% compared to 23.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (10.4% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Managers (10.0% compared to 13.5%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (16.1% compared to 13.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (All industries) in Liverpool City increased by 9,325 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in Liverpool City were those employed as:

  • Professionals (+2,747 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,544 persons)
  • Managers (+1,058 persons)
  • Sales Workers (+1,005 persons)

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