Experienced labour force 15 years and over by occupation (Census 1991 to 2006)

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Experienced labour force 15 years and over by occupation (Census 1991 to 2006)
  1991 1996 2001 2006
  number
All occupations 14,220,235 14,317,545 15,576,565 16,861,185
Management occupations 1,383,410 1,289,125 1,620,900 1,631,730
Business, finance and administrative occupations 2,727,160 2,718,250 2,768,375 3,025,425
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 669,970 712,495 1,003,810 1,108,050
Health occupations 703,930 719,450 812,200 950,360
Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 917,835 975,385 1,068,810 1,414,325
Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 337,355 386,315 435,680 502,195
Sales and service occupations 3,476,380 3,724,430 3,813,750 4,037,720
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 2,199,375 2,018,355 2,193,090 2,550,295
Occupations unique to primary industry 734,515 680,685 667,550 648,310
Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 1,070,300 1,093,045 1,192,395 992,765

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