Top 5 Occupations
|Occupation||This Industry||All Industries|
|Bar Attendants and Baristas||93,400||111,500|
|General Sales Assistants||77,400||553,200|
Did you know?
13% of Accommodation and Food Services workers are also attending secondary school
Accommodation and Food Services is a large and fast growing industry, with 108,400 new jobs added over the past five years.
Post-school qualifications are often not required and a large share of the workforce is aged 15 to 24 years. This industry also offers training opportunities, with 24,600 apprentices and trainees employed in 2017. Women have a relatively high share of employment in this industry and part-time employment is common.
Employment in this industry is expected to increase strongly over the five years to May 2022, up by 11.2%, supported by tourism and a growing café culture.
Sources: ABS, Labour Force (trend and annual averages of original data); ABS, Census of Population and Housing; NCVER, Apprentices and Trainees
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