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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in The Hills Shire 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 Hills Shire'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
The Hills Shire 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Managers14,08117.613.513,10717.713.3+974
Professionals23,23629.023.620,36827.522.7+2,868
Technicians and Trades Workers8,34810.412.78,28311.213.2+65
Community and Personal Service Workers6,2267.810.45,2327.19.5+994
Clerical and Administrative Workers13,00916.213.812,87217.415.1+137
Sales Workers7,6999.69.27,39910.09.3+300
Machinery Operators And Drivers2,4263.06.12,2963.16.4+130
Labourers3,7684.78.83,2974.58.7+471
Inadequately described or not stated1,3821.71.81,1101.51.8+272

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, The Hills Shire - All industries: 17.6% Professionals, The Hills Shire - All industries: 29.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, The Hills Shire - All industries: 10.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, The Hills Shire - All industries: 7.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, The Hills Shire - All industries: 16.2% Sales Workers, The Hills Shire - All industries: 9.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, The Hills Shire - All industries: 3.0% Labourers, The Hills Shire - All industries: 4.7% Inadequately described or not stated, The Hills Shire - All industries: 1.7%
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, The Hills Shire - All industries: +974 Professionals, The Hills Shire - All industries: +2,868 Technicians and Trades Workers, The Hills Shire - All industries: +65 Community and Personal Service Workers, The Hills Shire - All industries: +994 Clerical and Administrative Workers, The Hills Shire - All industries: +137 Sales Workers, The Hills Shire - All industries: +300 Machinery Operators And Drivers, The Hills Shire - All industries: +130 Labourers, The Hills Shire - All industries: +471 Inadequately described or not stated, The Hills Shire - All industries: +272
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 The Hills Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (23,236 people or 29.0%)
  • Managers (14,081 people or 17.6%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (13,009 people or 16.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 50,326 people in total or 62.8% of the resident workers .

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 of The Hills Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (29.0% compared to 23.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (17.6% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (4.7% compared to 8.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (3.0% compared to 6.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in The Hills Shire increased by 6,211 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Professionals (+2,868 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+994 people)
  • Managers (+974 people)
  • Labourers (+471 people)

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