Randwick City

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (All industries) Professionals in Randwick 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 Randwick 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
Randwick City 20162011Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2011 - 2016
Technicians and Trades Workers6,2289.112.76,0189.513.2+210
Community and Personal Service Workers6,6659.810.45,9959.59.5+670
Clerical and Administrative Workers9,25813.613.89,59915.215.1-341
Sales Workers5,5698.29.25,1478.29.3+422
Machinery Operators And Drivers1,8902.86.11,8923.06.4-2
Inadequately described or not stated1,1101.61.81,1271.81.8-17
Total Persons68,280100.0100.063,016100.0100.0+5,264

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 Randwick City in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (23,755 people or 34.8%)
  • Managers (10,580 people or 15.5%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (9,258 people or 13.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 43,593 people in total or 63.8% of the resident workers (All industries).

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

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Professionals (34.8% compared to 23.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Labourers (4.7% compared to 8.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (9.1% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (2.8% compared to 6.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (All industries) in Randwick City increased by 5,264 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Professionals (+2,249 persons)
  • Managers (+1,759 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+670 persons)
  • Sales Workers (+422 persons)

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