Willoughby City

Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers (Education and Training) Professionals in Willoughby 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 Willoughby 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.

Data source

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers occupations
Willoughby City 20162011Change
Occupations (Click rows to view sub-categories)Number%. New South WalesNumber%. New South Wales2011 - 2016
Managers2779.97.92078.87.0+70
Professionals1,74862.260.81,57366.663.9+175
Technicians and Trades Workers602.12.5451.92.7+15
Community and Personal Service Workers38013.514.723910.112.1+141
Clerical and Administrative Workers2779.911.024910.511.3+28
Sales Workers150.50.4120.50.3+3
Machinery Operators And Drivers80.30.460.30.4+2
Labourers250.91.9160.71.7+9
Inadequately described or not stated210.70.5150.60.6+6
Total Persons2,811100.0100.02,362100.0100.0+449

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id the population experts

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Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers in Willoughby City in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,748 people or 62.2%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (380 people or 13.5%)
  • Managers (277 people or 9.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,405 people in total or 85.5% of the resident workers (Education and Training).

In comparison, New South Wales employed 60.8% in Professionals; 14.7% in Community and Personal Service Workers and 7.9% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers (Education and Training) of Willoughby City and New South Wales were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) employed as Managers (9.9% compared to 7.9%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) employed as Professionals (62.2% compared to 60.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (13.5% compared to 14.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers (Education and Training) employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (9.9% compared to 11.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of resident workers (Education and Training) in Willoughby City increased by 449 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in Willoughby City were those employed as:

  • Professionals (+175 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+141 persons)
  • Managers (+70 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+28 persons)

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