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Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within Randwick City, the workforce has a similar proportion of Managers and Professionals compared to 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 worers in Randwick City will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in Randwick 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 Randwick City, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2016 – by place of work

Please note: Currently only 2016 data are available for work destination. 2011 data are not comparable due to a change in methodology in 2016 which “imputed” a work destination to those workers who didn’t state their work destination. This means comparisons with earlier years should not be made. .id are currently sourcing data collected under the same methodology in 2011 which will be added to this page at a later date. For a detailed case study of this issue please visit our blog post.

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Local workers occupations
Randwick City - All industries2016
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Number%New South Wales %
Technicians and Trades Workers4,3139.412.7
Community and Personal Service Workers5,78812.610.4
Clerical and Administrative Workers5,84912.713.8
Sales Workers2,6465.89.2
Machinery Operators And Drivers2,4685.46.1
Inadequately described or not stated7861.71.8

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

Local workers occupations, 2016
Local 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, Randwick City: 10.3% Professionals, Randwick City: 35.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Randwick City: 9.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Randwick City: 12.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Randwick City: 12.7% Sales Workers, Randwick City: 5.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Randwick City: 5.4% Labourers, Randwick City: 6.6% Inadequately described or not stated, Randwick City: 1.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

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

  • Professionals (16,361 local workers or 35.6%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (5,849 local workers or 12.7%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (5,788 local workers or 12.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 27,998 people in total or 60.9% of the local workers .

In comparison, New South Wales employed 23.6% as Professionals; 13.8% as Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 10.4% as Community and Personal Service Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the in Randwick City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (35.6% compared to 23.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (5.8% compared to 9.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (9.4% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Managers (10.3% compared to 13.5%)

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