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Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within the City of Wyndham, the workforce has a similar proportion of Managers and Professionals compared to Victoria.

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 City of Wyndham will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in City of Wyndham;
  • The age of the workforce;
  • The skill and qualification level required to enter an industry; and
  • The working and social aspirations of the population.

For a complete local workers analysis for City of Wyndham, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 (experimental imputed) & 2016 – by place of work

Please note – The 2016 Census used a new methodology to “impute” a work location to people who didn’t state their workplace address. As a result, 2016 and 2011 place of work data are not normally comparable. To allow comparison between 2011 and 2016, .id has sourced a 2011 dataset from the ABS which was experimentally imputed using the same methodology. To provide this detail, City of Wyndham in 2011 had to be constructed from a best fit of Work Destination Zones (DZNs). While it may not be an exact match to the LGA or region boundary, it is considered close enough to allow some comparison. Users should treat this time series data with caution, however, and not compare directly with 2011 data from any other source.

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Local workers occupations
City of Wyndham - All industries20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%Victoria %Number%Victoria %2011 to 2016
Managers6,63110.713.55,21310.813.2+1,418
Professionals9,78115.823.27,16814.822.3+2,613
Technicians and Trades Workers7,19511.613.16,43213.313.8+763
Community and Personal Service Workers6,87911.110.64,3338.99.3+2,546
Clerical and Administrative Workers7,14711.513.36,20612.814.4+941
Sales Workers6,95011.29.75,52711.49.7+1,423
Machinery Operators And Drivers9,98716.15.87,34015.16.1+2,647
Labourers6,18710.09.05,13610.69.0+1,051
Inadequately described or not stated1,1381.81.71,1042.32.2+34

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

Local workers occupations, 2016
Local workers occupations, 2016 Managers, Victoria: 13.5% Professionals, Victoria: 23.2% 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: 10.7% Professionals, City of Wyndham: 15.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Wyndham: 11.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Wyndham: 11.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Wyndham: 11.5% Sales Workers, City of Wyndham: 11.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Wyndham: 16.1% Labourers, City of Wyndham: 10.0% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Wyndham: 1.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in local workers occupations, 2011 to 2016
Change in local workers occupations, 2011 to 2016 Managers, City of Wyndham - All industries: +1,418 Professionals, City of Wyndham - All industries: +2,613 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Wyndham - All industries: +763 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Wyndham - All industries: +2,546 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Wyndham - All industries: +941 Sales Workers, City of Wyndham - All industries: +1,423 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Wyndham - All industries: +2,647 Labourers, City of Wyndham - All industries: +1,051 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Wyndham - All industries: +34
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 workforce in City of Wyndham in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (9,987 local workers or 16.1%)
  • Professionals (9,781 local workers or 15.8%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (7,195 local workers or 11.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 26,963 people in total or 43.6% of the local workers .

In comparison, Victoria employed 5.8% as Machinery Operators And Drivers; 23.2% as Professionals; and 13.1% as Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in the City of Wyndham and Victoria were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (16.1% compared to 5.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Professionals (15.8% compared to 23.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Managers (10.7% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.5% compared to 13.3%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the in the City of Wyndham workforce between 2011 and 2016 were:

  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+2,647 local workers)
  • Professionals (+2,613 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+2,546 local workers)
  • Sales Workers (+1,423 local workers)

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