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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers managers in Upper Lachlan 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 Upper Lachlan 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
Upper Lachlan Shire 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Managers94726.913.51,01529.213.3-68
Professionals45412.923.648113.922.7-27
Technicians and Trades Workers48213.712.747013.513.2+12
Community and Personal Service Workers37910.710.43279.49.5+52
Clerical and Administrative Workers38110.813.836010.415.1+21
Sales Workers1955.59.22065.99.3-11
Machinery Operators And Drivers2256.46.12055.96.4+20
Labourers40611.58.83449.98.7+62
Inadequately described or not stated581.61.8641.81.8-6

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, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: 26.9% Professionals, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: 12.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: 13.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: 10.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: 10.8% Sales Workers, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: 5.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: 6.4% Labourers, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: 11.5% Inadequately described or not stated, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: 1.6%
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, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: -68 Professionals, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: -27 Technicians and Trades Workers, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: +12 Community and Personal Service Workers, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: +52 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: +21 Sales Workers, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: -11 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: +20 Labourers, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: +62 Inadequately described or not stated, Upper Lachlan Shire - All industries: -6
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 Upper Lachlan Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (947 people or 26.9%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (482 people or 13.7%)
  • Professionals (454 people or 12.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,883 people in total or 53.4% of the resident workers .

In comparison, New South Wales employed 13.5% in Managers; 12.7% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 23.6% in Professionals.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (26.9% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (12.9% compared to 23.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Sales Workers (5.5% compared to 9.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (10.8% compared to 13.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Upper Lachlan Shire increased by 55 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Managers (-68 people)
  • Labourers (+62 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+52 people)

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