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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in Woollahra Municipal 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 Woollahra Municipal 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
Woollahra Municipal Council area 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Administrative and Support Services%Number%Administrative and Support Services%2011 to 2016
Managers6,39622.826.25,85422.125.3+542
Professionals11,88942.532.411,24142.436.1+648
Technicians and Trades Workers1,1704.23.71,1754.41.8-5
Community and Personal Service Workers1,8276.58.91,7366.511.6+91
Clerical and Administrative Workers3,17411.313.93,24512.210.4-71
Sales Workers2,2187.94.51,9827.54.4+236
Machinery Operators And Drivers2390.9--1930.7--+46
Labourers5411.99.94521.79.1+89
Inadequately described or not stated5472.00.56582.51.4-111

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, Woollahra Municipal Council area - Administrative and Support Services : 26.2% Professionals, Woollahra Municipal Council area - Administrative and Support Services : 32.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Woollahra Municipal Council area - Administrative and Support Services : 3.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Woollahra Municipal Council area - Administrative and Support Services : 8.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Woollahra Municipal Council area - Administrative and Support Services : 13.9% Sales Workers, Woollahra Municipal Council area - Administrative and Support Services : 4.5% Labourers, Woollahra Municipal Council area - Administrative and Support Services : 9.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Woollahra Municipal Council area - Administrative and Support Services : 0.5% Managers, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: 22.8% Professionals, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: 42.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: 4.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: 6.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: 11.3% Sales Workers, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: 7.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: 0.9% Labourers, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: 1.9% Inadequately described or not stated, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: 2.0%
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, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: +542 Professionals, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: +648 Technicians and Trades Workers, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: -5 Community and Personal Service Workers, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: +91 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: -71 Sales Workers, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: +236 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: +46 Labourers, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: +89 Inadequately described or not stated, Woollahra Municipal Council area - All industries: -111
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 Woollahra Municipal Council area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (11,889 people or 42.5%)
  • Managers (6,396 people or 22.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (3,174 people or 11.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 21,459 people in total or 76.6% of the resident workers .

In comparison, Administrative and Support Services employed 32.4% in Professionals; 26.2% in Managers; and 13.9% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of Woollahra Municipal Council area and Administrative and Support Services were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (42.5% compared to 32.4%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Sales Workers (7.9% compared to 4.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (1.9% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (22.8% compared to 26.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in Woollahra Municipal Council area increased by 1,465 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Professionals (+648 people)
  • Managers (+542 people)
  • Sales Workers (+236 people)
  • Inadequately described or not stated (-111 people)

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