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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in Waverley Council area 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 Waverley Council area'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
Waverley Council area 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Managers7,17819.713.56,12718.013.3+1,051
Professionals14,17538.923.613,33339.222.7+842
Technicians and Trades Workers2,6447.312.72,6937.913.2-49
Community and Personal Service Workers3,1838.710.42,8048.29.5+379
Clerical and Administrative Workers3,80210.413.84,08512.015.1-283
Sales Workers2,8907.99.22,7178.09.3+173
Machinery Operators And Drivers5121.46.15001.56.4+12
Labourers1,3763.88.81,1083.38.7+268
Inadequately described or not stated6591.81.86722.01.8-13

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, Waverley Council area - All industries: 19.7% Professionals, Waverley Council area - All industries: 38.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Waverley Council area - All industries: 7.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Waverley Council area - All industries: 8.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Waverley Council area - All industries: 10.4% Sales Workers, Waverley Council area - All industries: 7.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Waverley Council area - All industries: 1.4% Labourers, Waverley Council area - All industries: 3.8% Inadequately described or not stated, Waverley Council area - All industries: 1.8%
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, Waverley Council area - All industries: +1,051 Professionals, Waverley Council area - All industries: +842 Technicians and Trades Workers, Waverley Council area - All industries: -49 Community and Personal Service Workers, Waverley Council area - All industries: +379 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Waverley Council area - All industries: -283 Sales Workers, Waverley Council area - All industries: +173 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Waverley Council area - All industries: +12 Labourers, Waverley Council area - All industries: +268 Inadequately described or not stated, Waverley Council area - All industries: -13
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 Waverley Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (14,175 people or 38.9%)
  • Managers (7,178 people or 19.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (3,802 people or 10.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 25,155 people in total or 69.1% 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 Waverley Council area and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (38.9% compared to 23.6%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (19.7% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (7.3% compared to 12.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (3.8% compared to 8.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Waverley Council area increased by 2,380 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in Waverley Council area were for those employed as:

  • Managers (+1,051 people)
  • Professionals (+842 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+379 people)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-283 people)

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