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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in North Parramatta in 2016 than any other occupation.

North Parramatta'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 North Parramatta'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
North Parramatta - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Parramatta %Number%City of Parramatta %2011 to 2016
Managers
69911.412.762810.812.3+71
Professionals
1,79329.331.71,68128.829.5+111
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers67411.010.361210.511.0+62
Community and Personal Service Workers
5789.58.35168.87.8+62
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,06817.515.41,10518.917.3-37
Sales Workers
4908.08.44547.88.5+36
Machinery Operators And Drivers
3445.64.82995.14.8+45
map this data in atlas.idLabourers3666.06.54026.96.7-36
Not stated or inadequately described
280.50.81382.42.1-110

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, City of Parramatta: 12.7% Professionals, City of Parramatta: 31.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Parramatta: 10.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Parramatta: 8.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Parramatta: 15.4% Sales Workers, City of Parramatta: 8.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Parramatta: 4.8% Labourers, City of Parramatta: 6.5% Managers, North Parramatta: 11.4% Professionals, North Parramatta: 29.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, North Parramatta: 11.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, North Parramatta: 9.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, North Parramatta: 17.5% Sales Workers, North Parramatta: 8.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, North Parramatta: 5.6% Labourers, North Parramatta: 6.0%
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, North Parramatta: +71 Professionals, North Parramatta: +111 Technicians and Trades Workers, North Parramatta: +62 Community and Personal Service Workers, North Parramatta: +62 Clerical and Administrative Workers, North Parramatta: -37 Sales Workers, North Parramatta: +36 Machinery Operators And Drivers, North Parramatta: +45 Labourers, North Parramatta: -36
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 North Parramatta in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,793 people or 29.3%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,068 people or 17.5%)
  • Managers (699 people or 11.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,560 people in total or 58.3% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Parramatta employed 31.7% in Professionals; 15.4% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 12.7% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of North Parramatta and City of Parramatta were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (17.5% compared to 15.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (9.5% compared to 8.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (29.3% compared to 31.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (11.4% compared to 12.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in North Parramatta increased by 272 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Professionals (+111 persons)
  • Managers (+71 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+62 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+62 persons)

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