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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more female 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 - Females20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Managers4,48811.810.63,88311.110.2+605
Professionals12,02831.627.210,40029.825.9+1,628
Technicians and Trades Workers1,3483.54.21,2493.64.3+99
Community and Personal Service Workers4,21011.115.13,57610.313.7+634
Clerical and Administrative Workers9,83725.922.09,98728.624.5-150
Sales Workers4,20011.011.74,02511.512.1+175
Machinery Operators And Drivers2040.51.32090.61.3-5
Labourers1,1443.06.31,0543.06.4+90
Inadequately described or not stated5871.51.64781.41.6+109

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 : 10.6% Professionals, New South Wales : 27.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, New South Wales : 4.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, New South Wales : 15.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, New South Wales : 22.0% Sales Workers, New South Wales : 11.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, New South Wales : 1.3% Labourers, New South Wales : 6.3% Inadequately described or not stated, New South Wales : 1.6% Managers, The Hills Shire - All industries: 11.8% Professionals, The Hills Shire - All industries: 31.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, The Hills Shire - All industries: 3.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, The Hills Shire - All industries: 11.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, The Hills Shire - All industries: 25.9% Sales Workers, The Hills Shire - All industries: 11.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, The Hills Shire - All industries: 0.5% Labourers, The Hills Shire - All industries: 3.0% Inadequately described or not stated, The Hills Shire - All industries: 1.5%
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: +605 Professionals, The Hills Shire - All industries: +1,628 Technicians and Trades Workers, The Hills Shire - All industries: +99 Community and Personal Service Workers, The Hills Shire - All industries: +634 Clerical and Administrative Workers, The Hills Shire - All industries: -150 Sales Workers, The Hills Shire - All industries: +175 Machinery Operators And Drivers, The Hills Shire - All industries: -5 Labourers, The Hills Shire - All industries: +90 Inadequately described or not stated, The Hills Shire - All industries: +109
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 female resident workers in The Hills Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (12,028 people or 31.6%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (9,837 people or 25.9%)
  • Managers (4,488 people or 11.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 26,353 people in total or 69.3% of the female resident workers .

In comparison, New South Wales employed 27.2% in Professionals; 22.0% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 10.6% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the female resident workers of The Hills Shire and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of female resident workers employed as Professionals (31.6% compared to 27.2%)
  • A larger percentage of female resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (25.9% compared to 22.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (11.1% compared to 15.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of female resident workers employed as Labourers (3.0% compared to 6.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the female resident workers ] in The Hills Shire increased by 3,185 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Professionals (+1,628 females)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+634 females)
  • Managers (+605 females)
  • Sales Workers (+175 females)

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