City of Greater Shepparton
Resident workers - Occupations of employment
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 Greater Shepparton'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
|Resident workers occupations|
|City of Greater Shepparton||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||Victoria||Number||%||Victoria||2011 - 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||3,684||13.7||13.1||3,768||14.1||13.9||-84|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||2,821||10.5||10.6||2,378||8.9||9.3||+443|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||3,173||11.8||13.3||3,246||12.2||14.4||-73|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||1,810||6.7||5.8||1,806||6.8||6.1||+4|
|Inadequately described or not stated||438||1.6||1.7||527||2.0||2.2||-89|
An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers in the City of Greater Shepparton in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Professionals (4,615 people or 17.1%)
- Managers (3,912 people or 14.5%)
- Labourers (3,755 people or 13.9%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 12,282 people in total or 45.5% of the resident workers (All industries).
In comparison, Victoria employed 23.3% in Professionals; 13.5% in Managers and 9.0% in Labourers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (All industries) of the City of Greater Shepparton and Victoria were:
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Professionals (17.1% compared to 23.3%)
- A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Labourers (13.9% compared to 9.0%)
- A smaller percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.8% compared to 13.3%)
- A larger percentage of resident workers (All industries) employed as Managers (14.5% compared to 13.5%)
The number of resident workers (All industries) in the City of Greater Shepparton increased by 332 between 2011 and 2016.
The largest change in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Greater Shepparton were those employed as:
- Community and Personal Service Workers (+443 persons)
- Professionals (+164 persons)
- Inadequately described or not stated (-89 persons)
- Technicians and Trades Workers (-84 persons)