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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in the City of Parramatta 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 City of Parramatta'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
City of Parramatta 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Managers13,51712.713.511,45812.413.3+2,059
Professionals33,77231.723.627,23229.522.7+6,540
Technicians and Trades Workers11,00310.312.710,23711.113.2+766
Community and Personal Service Workers8,8238.310.47,2307.89.5+1,593
Clerical and Administrative Workers16,42915.413.815,95717.315.1+472
Sales Workers8,9558.49.27,8308.59.3+1,125
Machinery Operators And Drivers5,0644.86.14,4944.96.4+570
Labourers6,9276.58.86,1636.78.7+764
Inadequately described or not stated2,1002.01.81,8182.01.8+282

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, City of Parramatta - All industries: 12.7% Professionals, City of Parramatta - All industries: 31.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Parramatta - All industries: 10.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Parramatta - All industries: 8.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Parramatta - All industries: 15.4% Sales Workers, City of Parramatta - All industries: 8.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Parramatta - All industries: 4.8% Labourers, City of Parramatta - All industries: 6.5% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Parramatta - All industries: 2.0%
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, City of Parramatta - All industries: +2,059 Professionals, City of Parramatta - All industries: +6,540 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Parramatta - All industries: +766 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Parramatta - All industries: +1,593 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Parramatta - All industries: +472 Sales Workers, City of Parramatta - All industries: +1,125 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Parramatta - All industries: +570 Labourers, City of Parramatta - All industries: +764 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Parramatta - All industries: +282
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 City of Parramatta in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (33,772 people or 31.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (16,429 people or 15.4%)
  • Managers (13,517 people or 12.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 63,718 people in total or 59.8% of the resident workers .

In comparison, New South Wales employed 23.6% in Professionals; 13.8% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 13.5% in Managers.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (31.7% compared to 23.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (10.3% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (6.5% compared to 8.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (8.3% compared to 10.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in City of Parramatta increased by 14,171 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Professionals (+6,540 people)
  • Managers (+2,059 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,593 people)
  • Sales Workers (+1,125 people)

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