City of Ryde

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (All industries) Professionals in the City of Ryde 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 the City of Ryde'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
City of Ryde 20162011Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2011 - 2016
Managers8,17114.313.56,91413.713.3+1,257
Professionals19,13533.423.616,02131.822.7+3,114
Technicians and Trades Workers5,72110.012.75,30810.613.2+413
Community and Personal Service Workers4,7748.310.43,9437.89.5+831
Clerical and Administrative Workers8,70715.213.88,57017.015.1+137
Sales Workers5,0208.89.24,2528.59.3+768
Machinery Operators And Drivers1,6112.86.11,5593.16.4+52
Labourers3,0945.48.82,7645.58.7+330
Inadequately described or not stated1,0211.81.89721.91.8+49
Total Persons57,254100.0100.050,303100.0100.0+6,951

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 the City of Ryde in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (19,135 people or 33.4%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (8,707 people or 15.2%)
  • Managers (8,171 people or 14.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 36,013 people in total or 62.9% of the resident workers (All industries).

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 (All industries) of the City of Ryde and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Professionals (33.4% compared to 23.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Labourers (5.4% compared to 8.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (2.8% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (10.0% compared to 12.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (All industries) in the City of Ryde increased by 6,951 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Professionals (+3,114 persons)
  • Managers (+1,257 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+831 persons)
  • Sales Workers (+768 persons)

City of Ryde

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