Waverley Council area
Local workers - Occupations - All industries
In Waverley Council area, 24.8% of workers were Professionals, compared to 23.6% in New South Wales.
Occupation is a key component for evaluating the socio-economic status of the local workers and the skills required to work in each industry sector.
The occupations of the local workers in Waverley Council area will be influenced by factors including:
- The economic base and employment opportunities available in Waverley Council area;
- The age of the workforce;
- The skill and qualification level required to enter an industry; and
- The working and social aspirations of the population.
Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work
|Local workers occupations|
|Waverley Council area - All industries||2016||2011||Change|
|Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)||Number||%||New South Wales||Number||%||New South Wales||2011 - 2016|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||2,565||10.5||12.7||1,969||9.5||13.2||+596|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||3,463||14.2||10.4||2,754||13.3||9.5||+709|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||2,630||10.8||13.8||2,484||12.0||15.0||+146|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||621||2.6||6.1||546||2.6||6.4||+75|
|Inadequately described or not stated||444||1.8||1.8||424||2.0||1.8||+20|
Please refer to specific data notes for more information
An analysis of the jobs held by the All industries workforce in Waverley Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Professionals (6,037 local workers or 24.8%)
- Sales Workers (3,713 local workers or 15.3%)
- Community and Personal Service Workers (3,463 local workers or 14.2%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 13,213 people in total or 54.3% of the All industries local workers.
In comparison, New South Wales employed 23.6% as Professionals; 9.2% as Sales Workers and 10.4% as Community and Personal Service Workers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in Waverley Council area and New South Wales were:
- A larger percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (15.3% compared to 9.2%)
- A larger percentage of local workers employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (14.2% compared to 10.4%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (2.6% compared to 6.1%)
- A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (10.8% compared to 13.8%)
The largest changes in the jobs held by the workforce in Waverley Council area between 2011 and 2016 were those employed as:
- Community and Personal Service Workers (+709 local workers)
- Professionals (+673 local workers)
- Technicians and Trades Workers (+596 local workers)
- Managers (+485 local workers)