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In 2018, more of the workforce in South Wairarapa District were employed as managers than any other occupation.
Occupation is a key component for evaluating the socio-economic status of the workforce and the skills required to work in each industry sector.
The occupations of the workforce in South Wairarapa District will be influenced by factors including:
For a more complete workforce analysis for South Wairarapa District, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Workforce Industries, Workforce Level of Qualification and Workforce Field of Qualification, as well as the Occupations of the residents.
Please note: Stats NZ has given Occupation data for the 2018 Census a quality rating of "moderate". This indicates there may be some minor issues looking at the comparisons to 2013 and 2006. Users should avoid concluding that any change in the categories is purely due to real world change. See Stats NZ’s DataInfo+ for specific information on what this rating means and recommendations for use.
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|Workforce occupation of employment|
|South Wairarapa District||2018||2013||Change|
|Occupation||Number||%||Wellington Region %||Number||%||Wellington Region %||2013 to 2018|
|Technicians and trades workers||468||11.4||10.1||387||10.9||9.0||+81|
|Community and personal service workers||378||9.2||9.5||297||8.4||8.5||+81|
|Clerical and administrative workers||324||7.9||12.1||282||8.0||13.4||+42|
|Machinery operators and drivers||186||4.5||3.8||144||4.1||3.2||+42|
|Not stated / included||--||0.0||0.0||87||2.5||3.8||--|
An analysis of the jobs held by the workforce in South Wairarapa District in 2018 shows the three most popular occupations were:
In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,439 people in total or 59.3% of the workforce.
In comparison, Wellington Region employed 17.0% in Managers; 31.6% in Professionals; and 7.3% in Labourers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the workforce in South Wairarapa District and Wellington Region were:
The workforce in South Wairarapa District increased by 573 people between 2013 and 2018.
The largest changes in occupations for the workforce between 2013 and 2018 in South Wairarapa District were for those employed as:
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