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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Orange City in 2016 than any other occupation.

Orange City's occupation statistics quantify the occupations in which the residents work (which may be within the residing area or elsewhere). This will be influenced by the economic base and employment opportunities available in the area, education levels, and the working and social aspirations of the population. When viewed with other indicators, such as Educational Qualifications and Individual Income, Occupation is a key measure for evaluating Orange City's socio-economic status and skill base.

Derived from the two Census questions:

'In the main job held last week, what was the person's occupation?' and 'What are the main tasks that the person himself/herself usually performs in that occupation?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Orange City - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%Regional NSW %Number%Regional NSW %2011 to 2016
Managers
1,94510.913.01,80210.413.4+143
Professionals
3,77121.218.13,34819.417.4+423
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers2,61514.714.82,64715.315.2-32
Community and Personal Service Workers
2,05611.511.91,7159.910.7+341
Clerical and Administrative Workers
2,32613.112.42,40313.913.0-77
Sales Workers
1,7319.79.61,6489.69.7+83
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1,2256.97.11,4898.67.6-264
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1,87910.611.41,94311.311.3-64
Not stated or inadequately described
1060.60.82521.51.6-146

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

Occupation of employment, 2016
Occupation of employment, 2016 Managers, Regional NSW: 13.0% Professionals, Regional NSW: 18.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Regional NSW: 14.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Regional NSW: 11.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Regional NSW: 12.4% Sales Workers, Regional NSW: 9.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Regional NSW: 7.1% Labourers, Regional NSW: 11.4% Managers, Orange City: 10.9% Professionals, Orange City: 21.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Orange City: 14.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Orange City: 11.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Orange City: 13.1% Sales Workers, Orange City: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Orange City: 6.9% Labourers, Orange City: 10.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016 Managers, Orange City: +143 Professionals, Orange City: +423 Technicians and Trades Workers, Orange City: -32 Community and Personal Service Workers, Orange City: +341 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Orange City: -77 Sales Workers, Orange City: +83 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Orange City: -264 Labourers, Orange City: -64
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

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

  • Professionals (3,771 people or 21.2%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (2,615 people or 14.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (2,326 people or 13.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 8,712 people in total or 48.9% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Regional NSW employed 18.1% in Professionals; 14.8% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 12.4% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Orange City and Regional NSW were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (21.2% compared to 18.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (10.9% compared to 13.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Orange City increased by 563 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2011 and 2016 in Orange City were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+423 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+341 persons)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-264 persons)
  • Managers (+143 persons)

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