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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in the City of Wyndham 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 City of Wyndham'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
City of Wyndham 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Victoria%Number%Victoria%2011 to 2016
Managers10,54310.713.58,04010.413.2+2,503
Professionals18,25318.523.313,38817.322.3+4,865
Technicians and Trades Workers12,53412.713.111,14414.413.9+1,390
Community and Personal Service Workers10,98411.210.67,2389.49.3+3,746
Clerical and Administrative Workers15,01615.313.313,25817.214.4+1,758
Sales Workers9,5899.79.77,4799.79.7+2,110
Machinery Operators And Drivers10,43510.65.87,6599.96.1+2,776
Labourers9,2299.49.07,1759.39.0+2,054
Inadequately described or not stated1,8251.91.71,8842.42.2-59

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, Victoria : 13.5% Professionals, Victoria : 23.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Victoria : 13.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Victoria : 10.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Victoria : 13.3% Sales Workers, Victoria : 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Victoria : 5.8% Labourers, Victoria : 9.0% Inadequately described or not stated, Victoria : 1.7% Managers, City of Wyndham - All industries: 10.7% Professionals, City of Wyndham - All industries: 18.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Wyndham - All industries: 12.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Wyndham - All industries: 11.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Wyndham - All industries: 15.3% Sales Workers, City of Wyndham - All industries: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Wyndham - All industries: 10.6% Labourers, City of Wyndham - All industries: 9.4% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Wyndham - 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, City of Wyndham - All industries: +2,503 Professionals, City of Wyndham - All industries: +4,865 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Wyndham - All industries: +1,390 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Wyndham - All industries: +3,746 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Wyndham - All industries: +1,758 Sales Workers, City of Wyndham - All industries: +2,110 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Wyndham - All industries: +2,776 Labourers, City of Wyndham - All industries: +2,054 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Wyndham - All industries: -59
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 City of Wyndham in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (18,253 people or 18.5%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (15,016 people or 15.3%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (12,534 people or 12.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 45,803 people in total or 46.5% of the resident workers .

In comparison, Victoria employed 23.3% in Professionals; 13.3% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 13.1% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of the City of Wyndham and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (10.6% compared to 5.8%)
  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (15.3% compared to 13.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Professionals (18.5% compared to 23.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (10.7% compared to 13.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in City of Wyndham increased by 21,143 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Professionals (+4,865 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+3,746 people)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+2,776 people)
  • Managers (+2,503 people)

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