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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in Wagga Wagga City 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 Wagga Wagga City'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
Wagga Wagga City 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Managers3,62912.213.53,51312.113.3+116
Professionals5,87419.723.65,51419.022.7+360
Technicians and Trades Workers4,67115.712.74,80116.513.2-130
Community and Personal Service Workers3,86813.010.43,25011.29.5+618
Clerical and Administrative Workers3,65712.313.83,73412.815.1-77
Sales Workers3,06310.39.23,06310.59.30
Machinery Operators And Drivers1,6275.56.11,6975.86.4-70
Labourers3,07010.38.83,05210.58.7+18
Inadequately described or not stated3771.31.84451.51.8-68

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, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: 12.2% Professionals, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: 19.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: 15.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: 13.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: 12.3% Sales Workers, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: 10.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: 5.5% Labourers, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: 10.3% Inadequately described or not stated, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: 1.3%
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, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: +116 Professionals, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: +360 Technicians and Trades Workers, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: -130 Community and Personal Service Workers, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: +618 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: -77 Sales Workers, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: 0 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: -70 Labourers, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: +18 Inadequately described or not stated, Wagga Wagga City - All industries: -68
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 Wagga Wagga City in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (5,874 people or 19.7%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (4,671 people or 15.7%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (3,868 people or 13.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 14,413 people in total or 48.3% of the resident workers .

In comparison, New South Wales employed 23.6% in Professionals; 12.7% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 10.4% in Community and Personal Service Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of Wagga Wagga City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (15.7% compared to 12.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (13.0% compared to 10.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (19.7% compared to 23.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (12.3% compared to 13.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Wagga Wagga City increased by 767 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+618 people)
  • Professionals (+360 people)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-130 people)
  • Managers (+116 people)

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