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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers technicians and trades workers in Wollondilly 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 Wollondilly 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
Wollondilly Shire 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%New South Wales%Number%New South Wales%2011 to 2016
Managers3,04012.613.52,62312.313.3+417
Professionals3,59714.923.63,23515.222.7+362
Technicians and Trades Workers4,39718.312.73,89318.313.2+504
Community and Personal Service Workers2,45110.210.41,9749.39.5+477
Clerical and Administrative Workers3,54314.713.83,27215.415.1+271
Sales Workers2,0568.59.21,7598.39.3+297
Machinery Operators And Drivers2,2659.46.12,0959.86.4+170
Labourers2,2679.48.82,0459.68.7+222
Inadequately described or not stated4521.91.83881.81.8+64

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, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: 12.6% Professionals, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: 14.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: 18.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: 10.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: 14.7% Sales Workers, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: 8.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: 9.4% Labourers, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: 9.4% Inadequately described or not stated, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: 1.9%
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, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: +417 Professionals, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: +362 Technicians and Trades Workers, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: +504 Community and Personal Service Workers, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: +477 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: +271 Sales Workers, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: +297 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: +170 Labourers, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: +222 Inadequately described or not stated, Wollondilly Shire - All industries: +64
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 Wollondilly Shire in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (4,397 people or 18.3%)
  • Professionals (3,597 people or 14.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (3,543 people or 14.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 11,537 people in total or 47.9% of the resident workers .

In comparison, New South Wales employed 12.7% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 23.6% in Professionals; and 13.8% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (18.3% compared to 12.7%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (9.4% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (14.9% compared to 23.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Wollondilly Shire increased by 2,784 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+504 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+477 people)
  • Managers (+417 people)
  • Professionals (+362 people)

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