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									Table MSDOCC2_3YR - Averaged 2008/09 - 2010/11
Estimated prevalence and rates of self-reported musculoskeletal disorders caused or made worse by current or mo
occupation, for people working in the last 12 months, averaged 2008/09 - 2010/11
Note: Comparison of averaged 3 year estimates over time involving estimates based on overlapping time periods w
robust indication of change over time.

             Occupation description+                       Major, sub-         Illness ascribed to their current/mo
                                                             major,          Averaged estimated
                                                            minor or       prevalence (thousands)
                                                           unit group^   central         95% C.I.
                                                                                     lower
                     Managers and senior officials                   1         46          40
                               Corporate managers                   11         29          24
        Managers and proprietors in agriculture and
                                                                    12        17         13
                                               services
       Managers in farming, horticulture, forestry and
                                                                  121           *          *
                                                 fishing
         Managers and proprietors in hospitality and
                                                                  122          6          4
                                      leisure services
         Managers and proprietors in other services
                                                                  123           9          6
                                             industries
                        Professional occupations                    2         43         36
              Science and technology professionals                 21         15         11
                              Science professionals               211          *          *
                          Engineering professionals               212          8          5
         Information and communication technology
                                                                  213          5          3
                                         professionals
                                Health professionals               22          *          *
               Teaching and research professionals                 23         16         12
                             Teaching professionals               231         15         11
                             Research professionals               232          *          *
           Business and public service professionals               24          8          5
             Associate professional and technical
                                                                     3        71         62
                                         occupations
     Science and technology associate professionals                 31          7          4

    Health and social welfare associate professionals               32        28         23
                     Health associate professionals               321         20         16
                                         Therapists               322           *          *
             Social welfare associate professionals               323          5          3
                     Protective service occupations                33          8          5
                     Protective service occupations               331          8          5
             Culture, media and sports occupations                 34         11          8
             Business and public service associate
                                                                    35        16         12
                                      professionals
       Administrative and secretarial occupations                    4        33         28
                       Administrative occupations       41    24    19
   Administrative occupations: government and
                                                       411     7     4
                              related organisations
            Administrative occupations: finance         412    *     *
            Administrative occupations: records         413    6     4
   Administrative occupations: communications           414    *     *
            Administrative occupations: general         415    6     4
                 General office assistants/clerks      4150    6     4
            Secretarial and related occupations          42    9     6
            Secretarial and related occupations         421    9     6
                     Skilled trades occupations           5   78    70
                         Skilled agricultural trades     51   11     8
                                 Agricultural trades    511   11     8
               Skilled metal and electrical trades       52   20    16
      Metal forming, welding and related trades         521    *     *
 Metal machining, fitting and instrument making
                                                       522     *     *
                                              trades
                                     Vehicle trades     523    6     4
                                   Electrical trades    524    8     6
        Skilled construction and building trades         53   35    29
                               Construction trades      531   27    22
                                    Building trades     532    9     6
       Textiles, printing and other skilled trades       54   11     8
                Personal service occupations              6   48    41
           Caring personal service occupations           61   37    32
       Healthcare and related personal services         611   24    20
        Childcare and related personal services         612   13     9
                              Animal care services      613     *     *
Leisure and other personal service occupations           62   10     7
    Sales and customer service occupations                7   23    18
                                 Sales occupations       71   18    14
            Sales assistants and retail cashiers        711   15    11
                       Sales and retail assistants     7111   10     7
        Retail cashiers and check-out operators        7112    4     2
                         Telephone salespersons        7113     *     *
                        Sales related occupations       712     *     *
                  Customer service occupations           72    4     2
                  Customer service occupations          721    4     2
      Process, plant and machine operatives               8   41    35
         Process, plant and machine operatives           81   17    13
                                Process operatives      811    5     3
                    Plant and machine operatives        812     *     *
             Assemblers and routine operatives          813    5     3
                          Construction operatives       814    4     2
     Transport and mobile machine drivers and
                                                        82    24    19
                                         operatives
                Transport drivers and operatives       821    19    15
         Mobile machine drivers and operatives         822     5     3
                        Elementary occupations           9    57    49
   Elementary trades, plant and storage related
                                                        91    21    17
                                       occupations
            Elementary agricultural occupations        911     *     *
                  Elementary construction occupations           912           6           3
                Elementary process plant occupations            913           5           3
               Elementary goods storage occupations             914           8           5
                      Stevedores, dockers and slingers         9141            *           *
       Other goods handling and storage occupations
                                                               9149           8           5
                               not elsewhere classified
                Elementary administration and service
                                                                  92         36          30
                                            occupations
                Elementary administration occupations           921           8           5
             Postal workers, mail sorters, messengers,
                                                               9211           8           5
                                               couriers
          Elementary office occupations not elsewhere
                                                               9219            *          *
                                              classified
            Elementary personal services occupations            922           8           5
                      Elementary cleaning occupations           923          14          10
                       Elementary security occupations          924           *           *
                         Elementary sales occupations           925           *           *
     All occupations (illness ascribed to current or
                                                                            439         419
                                      most recent job)
              Other job caused or made illness worse#                       100          90
                   Total (illness ascribed to any job)                      539         516

Notes:
.. Not applicable

* Sample numbers too small to provide reliable estimates.

Figures in italics are estimates based on fewer than 30 sample cases.

+ Details of Standard Occupation Classification (2000)

The breakdown by occupation for 2010/11 may not be entirely consistent with those of previous years. This is becau
Occupation Classification, SOC2010, has been introduced to replace the existing classification, SOC2000. To allow
earlier years, SOC2010 has been mapped to SOC2000, according to the assumed relationship between the two cla
resulting changes on the time series are not considered to be significant.

^ Within occupation major groups, more detailed occupational information has been provided where some of the ca
sufficiently large sample cases to provide reliable estimates.

# Includes those who did not answer the question identifying the job to which their illness was ascribed and those w
was ascribed to a job other than their current or most recent in the last 12 months.

2003/04-2009/10 results have been revised (November 2011) as LFS data sets have been reweighted using the 20
estimates for each quarter (back to mid 2001).

▪ Definitions and data reliability

▪ See Table MSDOCC2_3YRSIG for tests of statistical significance
08/09 - 2010/11
sed or made worse by current or most recent job, by
/11
based on overlapping time periods will not provide a


 lness ascribed to their current/most recent job
eraged estimated            Averaged rate per 100 000
  lence (thousands)        employed in last 12 months
          95% C.I.         central        95% C.I.
                upper                 lower      upper
                     53       1010        860       1160
                     34         800       660        940
                     22       1830       1350          2320

                      *           *          *             *

                      8      1740        1080          2400

                     11       1530       1050          2020
                     49       1020        870          1180
                     19       1280        960          1610
                      *          *          *             *
                     11       1610       1040          2170
                      7        990        570          1420
                      *          *           *            *
                     20       1030         790         1270
                     18       1000         750         1240
                      *          *           *            *
                     10        710         470          940
                     79       1610       1420          1790

                     10       1390         840         1930

                     33       2390       1960          2820
                     24      2770        2200          3340
                       *         *           *             *
                      7      1600         890          2300
                     11      2220        1480          2960
                     11      2220        1480          2960
                     14      1530        1090          1970
                     20       1010         770         1240
                     38        980         820         1150
29     940     760    1120
10    1410     860    1970
 *       *       *       *
 8    1130     730    1530
 *       *       *       *
 8     860     550    1170
 8     860     550    1170
12    1130     790    1480
12    1130     790    1480
87    2510    2250    2780
14    3350    2430    4280
14    3350    2430    4280
25    1780    1410    2140
 *       *       *       *
 *        *       *       *
 8    2380    1470    3280
11    1820    1220    2410
41    3260    2740    3790
32    3120    2550    3700
12    3800    2560    5050
15    2080    1500    2670
54    1830    1580    2080
43    1850    1560    2140
29    2220    1780    2650
16    1450    1060    1850
  *       *       *       *
13    1750    1230    2260
27     970     780    1160
22     960     750    1160
18     860     650    1070
13     750     530     970
 6    1480     830    2140
  *       *       *       *
  *       *       *       *
 6    1040     580    1490
 6    1040     580    1490
47    2040    1750    2330
21    1930    1510    2350
 6    1620     930    2300
  *       *       *       *
 6    1720    1030    2410
 6    2850    1590    4110
29    2130    1720    2530
24    2000    1570    2430
 7    2900    1690    4110
64    1600    1400    1800
25    2050    1620    2470
 *        *       *       *
                      8       2480        1420        3540
                      8       1970        1210        2720
                     11       1990        1340        2640
                       *          *           *           *
                     10       1920        1270        2570

                     41       1410        1190        1640
                     10       3200        2080        4330
                     10       3860        2510        5210

                       *           *           *            *
                     11        820         540        1110
                     17       1770        1340        2200
                      *          *           *           *
                      *          *           *           *
                    460       1460        1390        1530
                    109          ..          ..          ..
                    562       1790        1720        1860




hose of previous years. This is because a new Standard
ng classification, SOC2000. To allow comparisons with
med relationship between the two classifications. The


been provided where some of the categories have


eir illness was ascribed and those who said their illness
hs.

s have been reweighted using the 2010 revised population
Table MSDOCC2_3YR - Averaged 2007/08 - 2009/10
Estimated prevalence and rates of self-reported musculoskeletal disorders caused or made worse by current or mo
occupation, for people working in the last 12 months, averaged 2007/08 - 2009/10
Note: Comparison of averaged 3 year estimates over time involving estimates based on overlapping time periods w
robust indication of change over time.

             Occupation description+                       Major, sub-         Illness ascribed to their current/mo
                                                             major,          Averaged estimated
                                                            minor or       prevalence (thousands)
                                                           unit group^   central         95% C.I.
                                                                                     lower
                     Managers and senior officials                   1         47          41
                               Corporate managers                   11         31          26
        Managers and proprietors in agriculture and
                                                                    12        17         12
                                               services
       Managers in farming, horticulture, forestry and
                                                                  121           *          *
                                                 fishing
         Managers and proprietors in hospitality and
                                                                  122           6          4
                                      leisure services
         Managers and proprietors in other services
                                                                  123           8          5
                                             industries
                        Professional occupations                    2         40         34
              Science and technology professionals                 21         12          9
                              Science professionals               211          *          *
                          Engineering professionals               212          7          4
         Information and communication technology
                                                                  213          4          2
                                         professionals
                                Health professionals               22          4          2
                                Health professionals              221          4          2
               Teaching and research professionals                 23         15         11
                             Teaching professionals               231         14         10
                             Research professionals               232           *          *
           Business and public service professionals               24          9          6
             Associate professional and technical
                                                                     3        76         68
                                         occupations
     Science and technology associate professionals                 31          9          6

    Health and social welfare associate professionals               32        27         22
                     Protective service occupations                33          9          6
                     Protective service occupations               331          9          6
             Culture, media and sports occupations                 34         13         10
             Business and public service associate
                                                                    35        18         14
                                      professionals
       Administrative and secretarial occupations                    4        35         29
                        Administrative occupations                  41        27         22
   Administrative occupations: government and
                                                      411     8     5
                             related organisations
            Administrative occupations: finance        412    6     4
            Administrative occupations: records        413    7     4
   Administrative occupations: communications          414    *     *
            Administrative occupations: general        415    6     4
                 General office assistants/clerks     4150    6     4
            Secretarial and related occupations         42    8     5
            Secretarial and related occupations        421    8     5
                     Skilled trades occupations          5   77    69
                        Skilled agricultural trades     51    9     6
                                Agricultural trades    511    9     6
               Skilled metal and electrical trades      52   24    20
      Metal forming, welding and related trades        521    *     *
 Metal machining, fitting and instrument making
                                                      522     5     3
                                             trades
                                    Vehicle trades     523    7     4
                                  Electrical trades    524    9     6
        Skilled construction and building trades        53   34    29
                              Construction trades      531   27    22
                                   Building trades     532    8     5
       Textiles, printing and other skilled trades      54    9     6
                Personal service occupations             6   43    37
           Caring personal service occupations          61   33    27
       Healthcare and related personal services        611   21    17
        Childcare and related personal services        612   10     8
                             Animal care services      613     *     *
Leisure and other personal service occupations          62   11     8
    Sales and customer service occupations               7   24    19
                                Sales occupations       71   19    15
            Sales assistants and retail cashiers       711   15    11
                       Sales and retail assistants    7111    9     7
        Retail cashiers and check-out operators       7112    5     3
                         Telephone salespersons       7113     *     *
                        Sales related occupations      712     *     *
                  Customer service occupations          72    5     3
                  Customer service occupations         721    5     3
                     Call centre agents/operators     7211     *     *
                      Customer care occupations       7212    4     2
      Process, plant and machine operatives              8   44    38
         Process, plant and machine operatives          81   21    17
                               Process operatives      811    6     4
                    Plant and machine operatives       812    4     2
             Assemblers and routine operatives         813    5     3
                          Construction operatives      814    6     4
     Transport and mobile machine drivers and
                                                       82    23    19
                                        operatives
                Transport drivers and operatives      821    19    15
         Mobile machine drivers and operatives        822     4     2
                       Elementary occupations           9    55    49
   Elementary trades, plant and storage related
                                                       91    21    16
                                      occupations
                   Elementary agricultural occupations          911            *           *
                  Elementary construction occupations           912           5           3
         Labourers in building and woodworking trades          9121           5           2
             Labourers in other construction trades not
                                                               9129            *          *
                                   elsewhere classified
                Elementary process plant occupations            913           4           2
               Elementary goods storage occupations             914           9           7
                      Stevedores, dockers and slingers         9141            *           *
       Other goods handling and storage occupations
                                                               9149           9           6
                               not elsewhere classified
                Elementary administration and service
                                                                  92         35          29
                                            occupations
                Elementary administration occupations           921           8           5
             Postal workers, mail sorters, messengers,
                                                               9211           7           5
                                                couriers
          Elementary office occupations not elsewhere
                                                               9219            *          *
                                              classified
            Elementary personal services occupations            922           8           6
                      Elementary cleaning occupations           923          13          10
                       Elementary security occupations          924           *           *
                         Elementary sales occupations           925           *           *
     All occupations (illness ascribed to current or
                                                                            442         423
                                      most recent job)
              Other job caused or made illness worse#                       107          97
                   Total (illness ascribed to any job)                      549         527

Notes:
.. Not applicable

* Sample numbers too small to provide reliable estimates.

Figures in italics are estimates based on fewer than 30 sample cases.

+ Details of Standard Occupation Classification (2000)

^ Within occupation major groups, more detailed occupational information has been provided where some of the ca
sufficiently large sample cases to provide reliable estimates.

# Includes those who did not answer the question identifying the job to which their illness was ascribed and those w
was ascribed to a job other than their current or most recent in the last 12 months.

2003/04-2009/10 results have been revised (November 2011) as LFS data sets have been reweighted using the 20
estimates for each quarter (back to mid 2001).

▪ Definitions and data reliability

▪ See Table MSDOCC2_3YRSIG for tests of statistical significance
07/08 - 2009/10
sed or made worse by current or most recent job, by
/10
based on overlapping time periods will not provide a


 lness ascribed to their current/most recent job
eraged estimated            Averaged rate per 100 000
  lence (thousands)        employed in last 12 months
          95% C.I.         central        95% C.I.
                upper                 lower      upper
                     54       1040        890       1180
                     36         840       710        980
                     21       1810       1330          2300

                      *           *          *             *

                      9       1880       1200          2570

                     10       1430         970         1880
                     46        990         850         1140
                     16       1100         820         1380
                      *          *           *            *
                      9       1300         860         1750
                      6        940        520          1350
                      6      1160         650          1660
                      6      1160         650          1660
                     18      1000         770          1230
                     17       980         750          1220
                       *         *           *             *
                     11       820         570          1070
                     84       1730       1550          1910

                     12       1720       1210          2240

                     31       2350       1940          2760
                     12       2510       1760          3260
                     12       2510       1760          3260
                     17       1860       1380          2340
                     22       1080         850         1310
                     40       1010         860         1170
                     31       1030         850         1200
10    1540    1040    2040
 8     760     480    1040
 9    1160     760    1550
 *       *       *       *
 8     840     540    1130
 8     840     540    1130
10     970     660    1280
10     970     660    1280
85    2410    2170    2660
12    2830    2010    3660
12    2830    2010    3660
29    2040    1680    2410
 *       *       *       *
 7    1660    1040    2280
 9    2410    1570    3250
12    2010    1420    2610
40    2990    2540    3450
31    2960    2450    3480
10    3100    2120    4080
12    1740    1190    2290
49    1710    1470    1940
38    1660    1390    1920
25    2020    1620    2430
13    1200     870    1520
  *       *       *       *
14    1880    1360    2410
28    1010     830    1200
22     980     780    1180
18     870     670    1070
12     690     490     900
 7    1690    1020    2350
  *       *       *       *
  *       *       *       *
 7    1180     700    1650
 7    1180     700    1650
  *       *       *       *
 6    1290     720    1860
50    2120    1840    2410
25    2230    1800    2650
 9    2040    1340    2740
 6    2070    1160    2980
 7    1660    1010    2310
 8    3940    2490    5390
28    2040    1660    2420
23    1980    1570    2380
 6    2390    1340    3430
62    1540    1350    1730
25    2000    1600    2390
                       *          *           *           *
                      7       2210        1280        3130
                      7       2280        1250        3310
                       *           *           *            *
                      6       1590         920        2260
                     12       2250        1610        2890
                       *          *           *           *
                     12       2190        1550        2820

                     40       1360        1150        1570
                     10       3080        2040        4130
                     10       3640        2390        4890

                       *           *           *            *
                     11        860         580        1130
                     16       1710        1310        2110
                      *          *           *           *
                      *          *           *           *
                    462       1470        1400        1530
                    116          ..          ..          ..
                    571       1820        1750        1890




been provided where some of the categories have


eir illness was ascribed and those who said their illness
hs.

s have been reweighted using the 2010 revised population
Table MSDOCC2_3YR - Averaged 2006/07 - 2008/09
Estimated prevalence and rates of self-reported musculoskeletal disorders caused or made worse by current or mo
occupation, for people working in the last 12 months, averaged 2006/07 - 2008/09
Note: Comparison of averaged 3 year estimates over time involving estimates based on overlapping time periods w
robust indication of change over time.

             Occupation description+                        Major, sub-         Illness ascribed to their current/mo
                                                              major,          Averaged estimated
                                                             minor or       prevalence (thousands)
                                                            unit group^   central         95% C.I.
                                                                                      lower
                     Managers and senior officials                   1          45          39
                                  Corporate managers                11          32          27
            Corporate managers and senior officials                111             *          *
                                 Production managers               112            7          4
                                  Functional managers              113          10           7
               Quality and customer care managers                  114             *          *
            Financial institution and office managers              115            4          2
       Managers in distribution, storage and retailing             116            5          3
                            Protective service officers            117             *          *
               Health and social services managers                 118             *          *
        Managers and proprietors in agriculture and
                                                                     12        13         10
                                                services
       Managers in farming, horticulture, forestry and
                                                                   121           *          *
                                                  fishing
         Managers and proprietors in hospitality and
                                                                   122          5          3
                                       leisure services
         Managers and proprietors in other services
                                                                   123           7          5
                                              industries
                         Professional occupations                    2         40         35
              Science and technology professionals                  21         12          9
                                 Science professionals             211          *          *
                            Engineering professionals              212          6          4
         Information and communication technology
                                                                   213          5          3
                                          professionals
              IT strategy and planning professionals              2131           *          *
                                Software professionals            2132          4          2
                                  Health professionals              22          5          3
                                  Health professionals             221          5          3
               Teaching and research professionals                  23         13         10
                               Teaching professionals              231         13         10
                               Research professionals              232           *          *
           Business and public service professionals                24         10          7
             Associate professional and technical
                                                                      3        78         70
                                          occupations
     Science and technology associate professionals                  31          7          5
Health and social welfare associate professionals         32    30    25
                    Health associate professionals       321    23    19
                                           Therapists    322     4     2
           Social welfare associate professionals        323      *     *
                    Protective service occupations        33     7     5
                    Protective service occupations       331     7     5
           Culture, media and sports occupations          34    16    12
                   Artistic and literary occupations     341     5     3
                   Design associate professionals        342      *     *
                    Media associate professionals        343     5     3
                   Sports and fitness occupations        344      *     *
           Business and public service associate
                                                          35    18    14
                                        professionals
   Administrative and secretarial occupations              4    40    34
                        Administrative occupations        41    30    25
     Administrative occupations: government and
                                                         411     6     4
                               related organisations
              Administrative occupations: finance         412    9     6
              Administrative occupations: records         413    7     5
     Administrative occupations: communications           414    *     *
              Administrative occupations: general         415    7     5
                   General office assistants/clerks      4150    7     5
              Secretarial and related occupations          42   10     7
              Secretarial and related occupations         421   10     7
                      Skilled trades occupations            5   83    75
                          Skilled agricultural trades      51   11     8
                                  Agricultural trades     511   11     8
                Skilled metal and electrical trades        52   26    22
        Metal forming, welding and related trades         521    *     *
   Metal machining, fitting and instrument making
                                                         522     5     3
                                                trades
                                       Vehicle trades     523    7     5
                                     Electrical trades    524   11     8
          Skilled construction and building trades         53   36    31
                                Construction trades       531   29    24
                                       Steel erectors    5311     *     *
                                Bricklayers, masons      5312    4     2
                    Roofers, roof tilers and slaters     5313     *     *
     Plumbers, heating and ventilating engineers         5314    6     4
                             Carpenters and joiners      5315   10     7
           Glaziers, window fabricators and fitters      5316     *     *
     Construction trades not elsewhere classified        5319    6     4
                                      Building trades     532    8     5
         Textiles, printing and other skilled trades       54   10     7
                  Personal service occupations              6   47    41
             Caring personal service occupations           61   35    30
        Healthcare and related personal services          611   23    19
          Childcare and related personal services         612   10     7
                               Animal care services       613     *     *
  Leisure and other personal service occupations           62   12     9
      Sales and customer service occupations                7   25    20
                                      Sales occupations        71   20    16
                    Sales assistants and retail cashiers      711   17    13
                              Sales and retail assistants    7111   11     8
               Retail cashiers and check-out operators       7112    5     3
                               Telephone salespersons        7113     *     *
                              Sales related occupations       712     *     *
                         Customer service occupations          72    5     3
                         Customer service occupations         721    5     3
             Process, plant and machine operatives              8   50    44
                Process, plant and machine operatives          81   25    20
                                     Process operatives       811    8     5
                          Plant and machine operatives        812    5     3
                    Assemblers and routine operatives         813    6     4
                                Construction operatives       814    6     4
            Transport and mobile machine drivers and
                                                              82    25    21
                                              operatives
                       Transport drivers and operatives      821    21    17
                Mobile machine drivers and operatives        822     4     3
                              Elementary occupations           9    54    48
          Elementary trades, plant and storage related
                                                              91    20    16
                                            occupations
                   Elementary agricultural occupations        911     *     *
                  Elementary construction occupations         912    5     3
         Labourers in building and woodworking trades        9121    4     3
             Labourers in other construction trades not
                                                             9129     *     *
                                    elsewhere classified
                 Elementary process plant occupations         913    4     2
                Elementary goods storage occupations          914   10     7
                      Stevedores, dockers and slingers       9141     *     *
       Other goods handling and storage occupations
                                                             9149   10     7
                                not elsewhere classified
                 Elementary administration and service
                                                              92    34    29
                                            occupations
                Elementary administration occupations        921     7     5
             Postal workers, mail sorters, messengers,
                                                             9211    7     5
                                                 couriers
          Elementary office occupations not elsewhere
                                                             9219     *     *
                                                classified
            Elementary personal services occupations         922     7     5
                      Elementary cleaning occupations        923    13    10
                       Elementary security occupations       924     *     *
                         Elementary sales occupations        925     *     *
     All occupations (illness ascribed to current or
                                                                    462   443
                                       most recent job)
              Other job caused or made illness worse#               110   101
                   Total (illness ascribed to any job)              572   552

Notes:
.. Not applicable

* Sample numbers too small to provide reliable estimates.
Figures in italics are estimates based on fewer than 30 sample cases.

+ Details of Standard Occupation Classification (2000)

^ Within occupation major groups, more detailed occupational information has been provided where some of the ca
sufficiently large sample cases to provide reliable estimates.

# Includes those who did not answer the question identifying the job to which their illness was ascribed and those w
was ascribed to a job other than their current or most recent in the last 12 months.

2003/04-2009/10 results have been revised (November 2011) as LFS data sets have been reweighted using the 20
estimates for each quarter (back to mid 2001).

▪ Definitions and data reliability

▪ See Table MSDOCC2_3YRSIG for tests of statistical significance
06/07 - 2008/09
sed or made worse by current or most recent job, by
/09
based on overlapping time periods will not provide a


 lness ascribed to their current/most recent job
eraged estimated            Averaged rate per 100 000
  lence (thousands)        employed in last 12 months
          95% C.I.         central        95% C.I.
                upper                 lower      upper
                     51       1000        870       1130
                     37         900       760       1030
                       *           *         *         *
                      9       1020        680       1370
                     13         730       530        930
                       *           *         *         *
                      6        890       490       1280
                      7        900       550       1260
                       *           *         *         *
                       *           *         *         *
                     16       1430       1090          1770

                      *           *          *             *

                      7      1530         930          2120

                      9       1370         940         1800
                     46       1030         890         1170
                     15       1090         810         1370
                      *          *           *            *
                      8       1190         760         1610
                      7      1080         650          1510
                       *         *           *             *
                      6      1240         690          1800
                      7      1420         870          1980
                      7      1420         870          1980
                     17       930         710          1140
                     16       960         730          1180
                       *         *           *             *
                     13       980         710          1260
                     85       1820       1640          2000

                     10       1410         960         1860
35    2730    2310    3140
27    3320    2740    3900
 6    2770    1640    3900
  *       *       *       *
 9    1980    1320    2640
 9    1980    1320    2640
19    2290    1750    2830
 8    2630    1570    3680
  *       *       *       *
 7    2240    1270    3210
  *       *       *       *
22    1100     870    1330
45    1140     990    1300
35    1140     960    1320
 9    1230     820    1650
11    1060     740    1380
10    1270     860    1680
 *       *       *       *
 9    1000     680    1330
 9    1000     680    1330
12    1150     840    1460
12    1150     840    1460
91    2580    2340    2830
14    3510    2610    4410
14    3510    2610    4410
31    2200    1830    2570
 *       *       *       *
 7    1600    1020    2180
 9    2510    1670    3350
14    2420    1800    3050
41    3070    2630    3500
33    3090    2590    3580
  *       *       *       *
 6    4000    2260    5740
  *       *       *       *
 8    2890    1840    3950
12    3430    2480    4380
  *       *       *       *
 9    2640    1740    3550
10    2990    2070    3910
12    1830    1310    2350
53    1930    1680    2170
40    1840    1580    2110
27    2300    1890    2700
13    1230     900    1560
  *       *       *       *
15    2220    1650    2790
29    1060     870    1250
24    1050     840    1250
21    1000     790    1210
14     810     600    1020
 7    1880    1160    2590
  *       *       *       *
  *       *       *       *
 7    1100     650    1560
 7    1100     650    1560
56    2340    2060    2630
29    2480    2060    2910
10    2360    1640    3070
 6    2310    1410    3210
 8    1970    1290    2650
 8    3940    2550    5330
30    2220    1840    2600
25    2170    1760    2580
 6    2510    1480    3530
61    1510    1330    1690
24    1980    1600    2370
  *       *       *       *
 7    2050    1250    2850
 6    2100    1210    2990
  *       *       *       *
 6    1530     890    2180
13    2430    1760    3100
  *       *       *       *
12    2420    1750    3100

39    1320    1120    1510
10    2690    1790    3590
 9    3200    2120    4290

  *       *       *       *
10     780     520    1030
16    1670    1280    2070
 *       *       *       *
 *       *       *       *
481   1540    1480    1610
120      ..      ..      ..
593   1910    1840    1980
been provided where some of the categories have


eir illness was ascribed and those who said their illness
hs.

s have been reweighted using the 2010 revised population
Table MSDOCC2_3YR - Averaged 2005/06 - 2007/08
Estimated prevalence and rates of self-reported musculoskeletal disorders caused or made worse by current or mo
occupation, for people working in the last 12 months, averaged 2005/06 - 2007/08
Note: Comparison of averaged 3 year estimates over time involving estimates based on overlapping time periods w
robust indication of change over time.

             Occupation description+                        Major, sub-         Illness ascribed to their current/mo
                                                              major,          Averaged estimated
                                                             minor or       prevalence (thousands)
                                                            unit group^   central         95% C.I.
                                                                                      lower
                     Managers and senior officials                   1          46          40
                                  Corporate managers                11          33          29
            Corporate managers and senior officials                111             *          *
                                 Production managers               112            6          4
                                 Functional managers               113          11           8
               Quality and customer care managers                  114             *          *
            Financial institution and office managers              115            5          3
       Managers in distribution, storage and retailing             116            6          4
                            Protective service officers            117             *          *
               Health and social services managers                 118             *          *
        Managers and proprietors in agriculture and
                                                                     12        12           9
                                                services
       Managers in farming, horticulture, forestry and
                                                                   121           *          *
                                                  fishing
         Managers and proprietors in hospitality and
                                                                   122          4          3
                                      leisure services
         Managers and proprietors in other services
                                                                   123           7          5
                                              industries
                         Professional occupations                    2         43         37
              Science and technology professionals                  21         11          8
                                Science professionals              211          *          *
                            Engineering professionals              212          6          4
         Information and communication technology
                                                                   213          4          2
                                          professionals
                                  Health professionals              22          6          4
                                  Health professionals             221          6          4
               Teaching and research professionals                  23         14         11
                               Teaching professionals              231         14         11
                               Research professionals              232          *          *
           Business and public service professionals                24         11          8
             Associate professional and technical
                                                                      3        76         68
                                          occupations
     Science and technology associate professionals                  31          8          6

    Health and social welfare associate professionals                32        31         26
                Health associate professionals        321    24    20
                                     Therapists       322     4     2
         Social welfare associate professionals       323      *     *
                 Protective service occupations        33     7     5
                 Protective service occupations       331     7     5
        Culture, media and sports occupations          34    13    10
         Business and public service associate
                                                       35    17    13
                                  professionals
             Transport associate professionals        351      *     *
                  Legal associate professionals       352      *     *
  Business and finance associate professionals        353     5     3
     Sales and related associate professionals        354     4     2
         Conservation associate professionals         355      *     *
Public service and other associate professionals      356     6     4
 Administrative and secretarial occupations             4    38    33
                      Administrative occupations       41    28    24
   Administrative occupations: government and
                                                      411     7     5
                             related organisations
            Administrative occupations: finance        412   10     7
            Administrative occupations: records        413    6     4
   Administrative occupations: communications          414     *     *
            Administrative occupations: general        415    5     3
                 General office assistants/clerks     4150    5     3
            Secretarial and related occupations         42   10     7
            Secretarial and related occupations        421   10     7
                    Skilled trades occupations           5   88    80
                        Skilled agricultural trades     51   10     8
                                Agricultural trades    511   10     8
              Skilled metal and electrical trades       52   28    24
      Metal forming, welding and related trades        521    4     2
 Metal machining, fitting and instrument making
                                                      522     6     4
                                             trades
                                    Vehicle trades     523    6     4
                                  Electrical trades    524   12     9
        Skilled construction and building trades        53   37    32
                              Construction trades      531   29    25
                                   Building trades     532    8     6
       Textiles, printing and other skilled trades      54   12     9
                Personal service occupations             6   41    36
           Caring personal service occupations          61   31    26
      Healthcare and related personal services         611   21    17
        Childcare and related personal services        612    8     6
                             Animal care services      613     *     *
Leisure and other personal service occupations          62   11     8
    Sales and customer service occupations               7   24    20
                                Sales occupations       71   20    16
            Sales assistants and retail cashiers       711   17    13
                       Sales and retail assistants    7111   11     8
       Retail cashiers and check-out operators        7112    5     3
                         Telephone salespersons       7113     *     *
                        Sales related occupations      712     *     *
                         Customer service occupations           72       4     2
                         Customer service occupations          721       4     2
             Process, plant and machine operatives               8      49    43
               Process, plant and machine operatives            81      24    20
                                     Process operatives        811       8     6
                          Plant and machine operatives         812       4     3
                    Assemblers and routine operatives          813       6     4
                                Construction operatives        814       5     3
            Transport and mobile machine drivers and
                                                                82      25    20
                                             operatives
                       Transport drivers and operatives        821      21    17
                Mobile machine drivers and operatives          822       *     *
                              Elementary occupations             9      51    45
          Elementary trades, plant and storage related
                                                                91      20    16
                                            occupations
                   Elementary agricultural occupations         911        *     *
                  Elementary construction occupations          912       5     3
         Labourers in building and woodworking trades         9121       4     2
             Labourers in other construction trades not
                                                              9129        *     *
                                    elsewhere classified
                Elementary process plant occupations           913       4     3
               Elementary goods storage occupations            914      10     7
                      Stevedores, dockers and slingers        9141        *     *
       Other goods handling and storage occupations
                                                              9149      10     7
                                not elsewhere classified
                Elementary administration and service
                                                                92      32    27
                                            occupations
                Elementary administration occupations          921       7     5
             Postal workers, mail sorters, messengers,
                                                              9211       7     5
                                                couriers
          Elementary office occupations not elsewhere
                                                              9219        *     *
                                              classified
            Elementary personal services occupations           922       7     5
                      Elementary cleaning occupations          923      11     8
                       Elementary security occupations         924       *     *
                         Elementary sales occupations          925       *     *
     All occupations (illness ascribed to current or
                                                                        456   437
                                       most recent job)
              Other job caused or made illness worse#                   123   113
                   Total (illness ascribed to any job)                  579   558

Notes:
.. Not applicable

* Sample numbers too small to provide reliable estimates.

Figures in italics are estimates based on fewer than 30 sample cases.

+ Details of Standard Occupation Classification (2000)
^ Within occupation major groups, more detailed occupational information has been provided where some of the ca
sufficiently large sample cases to provide reliable estimates.

# Includes those who did not answer the question identifying the job to which their illness was ascribed and those w
was ascribed to a job other than their current or most recent in the last 12 months.

2003/04-2009/10 results have been revised (November 2011) as LFS data sets have been reweighted using the 20
estimates for each quarter (back to mid 2001).

▪ Definitions and data reliability

▪ See Table MSDOCC2_3YRSIG for tests of statistical significance
05/06 - 2007/08
sed or made worse by current or most recent job, by
/08
based on overlapping time periods will not provide a


 lness ascribed to their current/most recent job
eraged estimated            Averaged rate per 100 000
  lence (thousands)        employed in last 12 months
          95% C.I.         central        95% C.I.
                upper                 lower      upper
                     52       1040        910       1170
                     38         950       810       1090
                       *           *         *         *
                      8         990       650       1320
                     14         820       610       1030
                       *           *         *         *
                      7       1100       660       1540
                      8       1020       640       1410
                       *           *         *         *
                       *           *         *         *
                     15       1380       1050          1710

                      *           *          *            *

                      6      1410         830          1980

                     10       1400         970         1830
                     49       1120         980         1270
                     14       1030         760         1300
                      *          *           *            *
                      8       1260         830         1700
                      6        870        500          1250
                      8       1850       1190          2510
                      8       1850       1190          2510
                     18       1000        780          1220
                     17       1020        790          1250
                      *          *          *             *
                     15       1160        860          1470
                     83       1790       1610          1960

                     10       1560       1100          2020

                     36       2770       2350          3190
28    3470    2870    4060
 5    2390    1320    3450
  *       *       *       *
 9    2010    1350    2660
 9    2010    1350    2660
16    2010    1500    2530
20    1040     820    1260
  *       *       *       *
  *       *       *       *
 7     910     550    1270
 6     880     500    1270
  *       *       *       *
 8    1170     750    1600
44    1090     940    1240
33    1060     890    1230
 9    1320     900    1740
12    1180     850    1500
 8    1030     660    1390
  *       *       *       *
 7     700     430     980
 7     700     430     980
12    1190     880    1490
12    1190     880    1490
96    2730    2480    2980
13    3510    2590    4430
13    3510    2590    4430
33    2370    2000    2750
 6    3080    1800    4350
 8    1670    1080    2260
 8    2300    1490    3110
15    2750    2090    3400
43    3160    2720    3600
34    3160    2670    3660
11    3160    2210    4100
15    2140    1600    2680
47    1740    1510    1970
35    1670    1420    1930
25    2100    1720    2490
11    1040     740    1350
  *       *       *       *
14    1970    1450    2500
28    1000     820    1180
24    1000     810    1200
21     980     770    1180
14     820     610    1030
 7    1800    1110    2490
  *       *       *       *
  *       *       *       *
 6     980     570    1390
 6     980     570    1390
55    2250    1970    2520
28    2290    1890    2700
11    2330    1640    3030
 6    2190    1310    3070
 8    1790    1130    2450
 7    3330    2100    4560
29    2200    1830    2580
25    2260    1840    2670
 *       *       *       *
58    1430    1260    1600
24    1930    1560    2300
  *       *       *       *
 6    1870    1120    2620
 6    1860    1040    2680
  *       *       *       *
 6    1570     940    2210
12    2340    1690    2980
  *       *       *       *
12    2390    1720    3050

36    1230    1040    1420
10    2640    1800    3490
10    3150    2130    4170

  *       *       *       *
10     740     500     980
14    1480    1110    1850
 *       *       *       *
 *       *       *       *
474   1530    1470    1590
133      ..      ..      ..
599   1950    1880    2010
been provided where some of the categories have


eir illness was ascribed and those who said their illness
hs.

s have been reweighted using the 2010 revised population
Table MSDOCC2_3YR - Averaged 2004/05 - 2006/07
Estimated prevalence and rates of self-reported musculoskeletal disorders caused or made worse by current or mo
occupation, for people working in the last 12 months, averaged 2004/05 - 2006/07
Note: Comparison of averaged 3 year estimates over time involving estimates based on overlapping time periods w
robust indication of change over time.

             Occupation description+                        Major, sub-         Illness ascribed to their current/mo
                                                              major,          Averaged estimated
                                                             minor or       prevalence (thousands)
                                                            unit group^   central         95% C.I.
                                                                                      lower
                     Managers and senior officials                   1          45          39
                                  Corporate managers                11          33          28
            Corporate managers and senior officials                111             *          *
                                 Production managers               112            6          4
                                 Functional managers               113          10           8
               Quality and customer care managers                  114             *          *
            Financial institution and office managers              115            5          3
       Managers in distribution, storage and retailing             116            7          5
                            Protective service officers            117             *          *
               Health and social services managers                 118             *          *
        Managers and proprietors in agriculture and
                                                                     12        11           8
                                                services
       Managers in farming, horticulture, forestry and
                                                                   121           *          *
                                                  fishing
         Managers and proprietors in hospitality and
                                                                   122          4          2
                                      leisure services
         Managers and proprietors in other services
                                                                   123           7          5
                                              industries
                         Professional occupations                    2         42         37
              Science and technology professionals                  21         11          8
                                Science professionals              211          *          *
                            Engineering professionals              212          6          4
         Information and communication technology
                                                                   213          4          2
                                          professionals
                                  Health professionals              22          6          4
                                  Health professionals             221          6          4
               Teaching and research professionals                  23         15         11
                               Teaching professionals              231         14         10
                               Research professionals              232          *          *
           Business and public service professionals                24         11          8
             Associate professional and technical
                                                                      3        75         68
                                          occupations
     Science and technology associate professionals                  31          8          5

    Health and social welfare associate professionals                32        34         29
                Health associate professionals         321   24    20
                                     Therapists        322    5     3
         Social welfare associate professionals        323    5     3
                 Youth and community workers          3231     *     *
                   Housing and welfare officers       3232    4     2
                 Protective service occupations         33    5     3
                 Protective service occupations        331    5     3
        Culture, media and sports occupations           34   12     9
         Business and public service associate
                                                       35    16    13
                                  professionals
             Transport associate professionals        351      *     *
                  Legal associate professionals       352      *     *
  Business and finance associate professionals        353     5     3
     Sales and related associate professionals        354     4     2
         Conservation associate professionals         355      *     *
Public service and other associate professionals      356     5     3
 Administrative and secretarial occupations             4    38    33
                      Administrative occupations       41    27    23
   Administrative occupations: government and
                                                      411     7     5
                             related organisations
            Administrative occupations: finance        412    8     6
            Administrative occupations: records        413    6     4
   Administrative occupations: communications          414     *     *
            Administrative occupations: general        415    5     3
                 General office assistants/clerks     4150    5     3
            Secretarial and related occupations         42   11     8
            Secretarial and related occupations        421   11     8
                    Skilled trades occupations           5   91    82
                        Skilled agricultural trades     51   11     8
                                Agricultural trades    511   11     8
              Skilled metal and electrical trades       52   27    22
      Metal forming, welding and related trades        521    4     2
 Metal machining, fitting and instrument making
                                                      522     5     3
                                             trades
                                    Vehicle trades     523    6     3
                                  Electrical trades    524   12     9
        Skilled construction and building trades        53   39    34
                              Construction trades      531   31    26
                                   Building trades     532    8     6
       Textiles, printing and other skilled trades      54   13    10
                Personal service occupations             6   43    38
           Caring personal service occupations          61   33    28
      Healthcare and related personal services         611   23    19
        Childcare and related personal services        612    9     6
                             Animal care services      613     *     *
Leisure and other personal service occupations          62   10     7
    Sales and customer service occupations               7   25    21
                                Sales occupations       71   22    17
            Sales assistants and retail cashiers       711   19    15
                       Sales and retail assistants    7111   13    10
       Retail cashiers and check-out operators        7112    5     3
                               Telephone salespersons         7113          *          *
                              Sales related occupations        712          *          *
                         Customer service occupations           72         4          2
                         Customer service occupations          721         4          2
             Process, plant and machine operatives               8        52         46
               Process, plant and machine operatives            81        25         21
                                     Process operatives        811         8          6
                          Plant and machine operatives         812         5          3
                    Assemblers and routine operatives          813         7          5
                                Construction operatives        814         5          3
            Transport and mobile machine drivers and
                                                                82        27         22
                                             operatives
                       Transport drivers and operatives        821        23         19
                Mobile machine drivers and operatives          822         4          2
                              Elementary occupations             9        51         45
          Elementary trades, plant and storage related
                                                                91        19         16
                                            occupations
                   Elementary agricultural occupations         911          *          *
                  Elementary construction occupations          912         4          3
                Elementary process plant occupations           913         5          3
               Elementary goods storage occupations            914        10          7
                      Stevedores, dockers and slingers        9141          *          *
       Other goods handling and storage occupations
                                                              9149        10          7
                                not elsewhere classified
                Elementary administration and service
                                                                92        32         27
                                            occupations
                Elementary administration occupations          921         7          5
             Postal workers, mail sorters, messengers,
                                                              9211         7          5
                                               couriers
          Elementary office occupations not elsewhere
                                                              9219         *          *
                                              classified
            Elementary personal services occupations           922         7          4
                      Elementary cleaning occupations          923        11          8
                       Elementary security occupations         924          *          *
                         Elementary sales occupations          925         4          2
     All occupations (illness ascribed to current or
                                                                         462        443
                                       most recent job)
              Other job caused or made illness worse#                    128        118
                   Total (illness ascribed to any job)                   590        569

Notes:
.. Not applicable

* Sample numbers too small to provide reliable estimates.

Figures in italics are estimates based on fewer than 30 sample cases.

+ Details of Standard Occupation Classification (2000)

^ Within occupation major groups, more detailed occupational information has been provided where some of the ca
sufficiently large sample cases to provide reliable estimates.
# Includes those who did not answer the question identifying the job to which their illness was ascribed and those w
was ascribed to a job other than their current or most recent in the last 12 months.

2003/04-2009/10 results have been revised (November 2011) as LFS data sets have been reweighted using the 20
estimates for each quarter (back to mid 2001).

▪ Definitions and data reliability

▪ See Table MSDOCC2_3YRSIG for tests of statistical significance
04/05 - 2006/07
sed or made worse by current or most recent job, by
/07
based on overlapping time periods will not provide a


 lness ascribed to their current/most recent job
eraged estimated            Averaged rate per 100 000
  lence (thousands)        employed in last 12 months
          95% C.I.         central        95% C.I.
                upper                 lower      upper
                     50       1030        900       1160
                     38         970       820       1110
                       *           *         *         *
                      8         910       580       1230
                     13         790       580       1000
                       *           *         *         *
                      7       1170       730       1610
                     10       1290        870       1700
                       *           *         *         *
                       *           *         *         *
                     14       1270         960         1590

                      *           *          *            *

                      5      1170         670          1680

                      9       1290         880         1710
                     48       1130         980         1280
                     14       1040         760         1320
                      *          *           *            *
                      8       1320         870         1780
                      6        860        460          1250
                      8       1830       1170          2490
                      8       1830       1170          2490
                     18       1020        800          1240
                     17       1010        780          1230
                      *          *          *             *
                     14       1170        870          1480
                     83       1830       1650          2010

                     10       1470       1030          1910

                     39       3130       2680          3580
28    3540    2940    4140
 7    3640    2280    5000
 7    1820    1150    2500
  *       *       *       *
 5    2080    1170    2990
 8    1650    1030    2260
 8    1650    1030    2260
15    1890    1390    2390
20    1060     830    1290
  *       *       *       *
  *       *       *       *
 7     960     560    1360
 6     950     540    1350
  *       *       *       *
 7    1130     710    1560
43    1040     900    1190
32     990     830    1150
 9    1250     860    1650
11     970     680    1250
 8    1060     690    1420
  *       *       *       *
 7     720     440    1000
 7     720     440    1000
13    1210     910    1510
13    1210     910    1510
99    2800    2550    3050
14    3940    2970    4920
14    3940    2970    4920
31    2190    1840    2550
 6    2870    1680    4060
 7    1430     900    1960
 8    2000    1260    2740
15    2750    2100    3400
44    3380    2920    3830
36    3430    2910    3960
11    3180    2230    4130
17    2360    1800    2930
49    1870    1630    2110
38    1860    1590    2130
28    2400    1990    2820
11    1130     810    1450
  *       *       *       *
13    1890    1350    2420
30    1050     870    1230
26    1080     880    1280
22    1050     840    1260
16     950     730    1170
 6    1520     920    2110
                      *         *         *           *
                      *         *         *           *
                     5       890       520        1260
                     5       890       520        1260
                    58      2390      2110        2670
                    29      2350      1960        2750
                    11      2380      1680        3070
                     7      2360      1490        3230
                    10      2110      1440        2790
                     6      2810      1710        3920
                    31      2420       2030       2810
                    27      2460      2030        2890
                     5      2210      1270        3160
                    57      1440      1270        1610
                    23      1890       1520       2250
                      *         *         *           *
                     6      1790      1060        2530
                     7      1740      1080        2400
                    12      2260      1630        2900
                      *         *         *           *
                    12      2320       1670       2970

                    36      1250       1060       1450
                     9      2550       1740       3350
                     9      3080       2100       4050

                     *          *          *          *
                     9       700       460         940
                    14      1480      1120        1840
                      *         *         *           *
                     6      2040      1180        2900
                  481       1570       1500       1630
                  138          ..         ..         ..
                  611       2000       1930       2070




been provided where some of the categories have
eir illness was ascribed and those who said their illness
hs.

s have been reweighted using the 2010 revised population
Table MSDOCC2_3YR - Averaged 2003/04 - 2005/06
Estimated prevalence and rates of self-reported musculoskeletal disorders caused or made worse by current or mo
occupation, for people working in the last 12 months, averaged 2003/04 - 2005/06
Note: Comparison of averaged 3 year estimates over time involving estimates based on overlapping time periods w
robust indication of change over time.

             Occupation description+                      Major, sub-         Illness ascribed to their current/mo
                                                            major,          Averaged estimated
                                                           minor or       prevalence (thousands)
                                                          unit group^   central         95% C.I.
                                                                                    lower
                     Managers and senior officials                 1          47          41
                                 Corporate managers               11          35          30
           Corporate managers and senior officials               111             *          *
                                Production managers              112            5          3
                                Functional managers              113          12           9
              Quality and customer care managers                 114             *          *
           Financial institution and office managers             115            4          3
       Managers in distribution, storage and retailing           116            7          5
                           Protective service officers           117             *          *
              Health and social services managers                118             *          *
        Managers and proprietors in agriculture and
                                                                   12        12           9
                                              services
       Managers in farming, horticulture, forestry and
                                                                 121           *          *
                                                fishing
         Managers and proprietors in hospitality and
                                                                 122          4          3
                                      leisure services
         Managers and proprietors in other services
                                                                 123           7          5
                                            industries
                         Professional occupations                  2         42         36
             Science and technology professionals                 21         11          8
                                 Health professionals             22          4          2
                                 Health professionals            221          4          2
              Teaching and research professionals                 23         16         12
                              Teaching professionals             231         14         11
                              Research professionals             232           *          *
          Business and public service professionals               24         12          9
            Associate professional and technical
                                                                    3        70         63
                                         occupations
     Science and technology associate professionals                31          7          5

    Health and social welfare associate professionals              32        32         27
                      Health associate professionals             321         24         20
                                           Therapists            322          4          2
               Social welfare associate professionals            323          4          2
                       Protective service occupations             33          6          4
                 Protective service occupations       331     6     4
        Culture, media and sports occupations          34    10     8
         Business and public service associate
                                                       35    15    12
                                  professionals
             Transport associate professionals        351      *     *
                  Legal associate professionals       352      *     *
  Business and finance associate professionals        353     4     3
     Sales and related associate professionals        354     4     2
         Conservation associate professionals         355      *     *
Public service and other associate professionals      356     4     3
 Administrative and secretarial occupations             4    33    28
                      Administrative occupations       41    23    19
   Administrative occupations: government and
                                                      411     7     5
                             related organisations
            Administrative occupations: finance        412    4     3
            Administrative occupations: records        413    6     4
   Administrative occupations: communications          414     *     *
            Administrative occupations: general        415    5     3
                 General office assistants/clerks     4150    5     3
            Secretarial and related occupations         42   10     7
            Secretarial and related occupations        421   10     7
                    Skilled trades occupations           5   96    87
                        Skilled agricultural trades     51   10     8
                                Agricultural trades    511   10     8
              Skilled metal and electrical trades       52   30    26
      Metal forming, welding and related trades        521    5     3
 Metal machining, fitting and instrument making
                                                      522     8     5
                                             trades
                                    Vehicle trades     523    6     4
                                  Electrical trades    524   12     9
        Skilled construction and building trades        53   43    37
                              Construction trades      531   32    27
                                     Steel erectors   5311     *     *
                              Bricklayers, masons     5312    5     3
                  Roofers, roof tilers and slaters    5313     *     *
   Plumbers, heating and ventilating engineers        5314    4     2
                          Carpenters and joiners      5315   11     8
         Glaziers, window fabricators and fitters     5316     *     *
   Construction trades not elsewhere classified       5319    7     5
                                    Building trades    532   11     8
       Textiles, printing and other skilled trades      54   13     9
                Personal service occupations             6   37    32
           Caring personal service occupations          61   28    24
      Healthcare and related personal services         611   21    17
        Childcare and related personal services        612    7     4
                             Animal care services      613     *     *
Leisure and other personal service occupations          62    9     6
    Sales and customer service occupations               7   24    20
                                Sales occupations       71   20    16
            Sales assistants and retail cashiers       711   17    13
                       Sales and retail assistants    7111   12     9
               Retail cashiers and check-out operators        7112       4     3
                               Telephone salespersons         7113        *     *
                              Sales related occupations        712        *     *
                         Customer service occupations           72       4     2
                         Customer service occupations          721       4     2
                           Call centre agents/operators       7211        *     *
                            Customer care occupations         7212       3     2
             Process, plant and machine operatives               8      51    45
                Process, plant and machine operatives           81      25    21
                                     Process operatives        811       8     6
                          Plant and machine operatives         812       5     3
                    Assemblers and routine operatives          813       7     5
                                Construction operatives        814       5     3
            Transport and mobile machine drivers and
                                                                82      25    21
                                             operatives
                       Transport drivers and operatives        821      22    18
                Mobile machine drivers and operatives          822       4     2
                              Elementary occupations             9      53    47
          Elementary trades, plant and storage related
                                                                91      21    17
                                            occupations
                   Elementary agricultural occupations         911        *     *
                  Elementary construction occupations          912       4     3
                 Elementary process plant occupations          913       5     3
                Elementary goods storage occupations           914      10     7
                      Stevedores, dockers and slingers        9141        *     *
       Other goods handling and storage occupations
                                                              9149      10     7
                                not elsewhere classified
                 Elementary administration and service
                                                                92      32    27
                                            occupations
                Elementary administration occupations          921       9     6
             Postal workers, mail sorters, messengers,
                                                              9211       8     6
                                               couriers
          Elementary office occupations not elsewhere
                                                              9219        *     *
                                              classified
            Elementary personal services occupations           922       8     5
                      Elementary cleaning occupations          923      11     8
                       Elementary security occupations         924       *     *
                         Elementary sales occupations          925       *     *
     All occupations (illness ascribed to current or
                                                                        452   434
                                       most recent job)
              Other job caused or made illness worse#                   130   120
                   Total (illness ascribed to any job)                  582   561

Notes:
.. Not applicable

* Sample numbers too small to provide reliable estimates.

Figures in italics are estimates based on fewer than 30 sample cases.

+ Details of Standard Occupation Classification (2000)
^ Within occupation major groups, more detailed occupational information has been provided where some of the ca
sufficiently large sample cases to provide reliable estimates.

# Includes those who did not answer the question identifying the job to which their illness was ascribed and those w
was ascribed to a job other than their current or most recent in the last 12 months.

2003/04-2009/10 results have been revised (November 2011) as LFS data sets have been reweighted using the 20
estimates for each quarter (back to mid 2001).

▪ Definitions and data reliability

▪ See Table MSDOCC2_3YRSIG for tests of statistical significance
03/04 - 2005/06
sed or made worse by current or most recent job, by
/06
based on overlapping time periods will not provide a


 lness ascribed to their current/most recent job
eraged estimated            Averaged rate per 100 000
  lence (thousands)        employed in last 12 months
          95% C.I.         central        95% C.I.
                upper                 lower      upper
                     53       1090        960       1220
                     40       1020        870       1160
                       *           *         *         *
                      7         910       570       1250
                     15         940       710       1160
                       *           *         *         *
                      6       1040       640       1450
                      9       1190        790       1580
                       *           *         *         *
                       *           *         *         *
                     15       1360       1040          1690

                      *           *          *             *

                      6      1330         810          1850

                      9       1380         950         1810
                     47      1150        1000          1300
                     13      1040         760          1320
                      6      1380         790          1960
                      6      1380         790          1960
                     19      1080         860          1300
                     17      1050         830          1270
                       *         *           *             *
                     15      1290         970          1620
                     77       1720       1540          1890

                      9       1340         910         1760

                     36       2930       2500          3360
                     28      3540        2950          4130
                      5      2750        1560          3940
                      6      1510         890          2130
                      9      1900        1250          2550
  9    1900    1250    2550
 13    1680    1220    2140
 18     970     750    1180
   *       *       *       *
   *       *       *       *
  6     930     540    1320
  6     920     530    1320
   *       *       *       *
  6     960     580    1350
 38     890     760    1020
 27     830     690     970
  9    1260     880    1650
  6     510     310     710
  8     960     620    1300
   *       *       *       *
  6     670     410     920
  6     670     410     920
 12    1080     800    1360
 12    1080     800    1360
104    2910    2660    3160
 13    3390    2530    4250
 13    3390    2530    4250
 35    2400    2030    2760
  6    3250    1990    4500
 10    2070    1450    2680
  8    2180    1430    2940
 14    2550    1930    3170
 48    3720    3240    4200
 36    3560    3030    4090
   *       *       *       *
  7    5100    3240    6960
   *       *       *       *
  6    2410    1410    3400
 14    3950    2950    4950
   *       *       *       *
  9    3340    2290    4380
 14    4270    3180    5360
 16    2170    1630    2700
 42    1600    1380    1820
 32    1610    1360    1860
 24    2150    1770    2540
  9     890     600    1170
   *       *       *       *
 11    1580    1100    2050
 29    1000     820    1170
 24     990     800    1180
 21     940     740    1130
 15     870     650    1080
 6    1340     800    1870
  *       *       *       *
  *       *       *       *
 6    1000     610    1400
 6    1000     610    1400
  *       *       *       *
 5    1100     620    1590
57    2310    2040    2580
30    2290    1910    2670
11    2370    1700    3040
 7    2130    1320    2930
10    1940    1310    2560
 7    3170    1990    4360
30    2330    1950    2720
26    2370    1940    2790
 5    2150    1210    3090
59    1490    1320    1660
25    2000    1630    2370
  *       *       *       *
 6    1830    1080    2580
 7    1770    1130    2420
13    2230    1610    2850
  *       *       *       *
13    2270    1640    2900

37    1280    1090    1470
11    3080    2180    3990
11    3560    2510    4610

  *       *       *       *
10     810     550    1060
13    1380    1040    1720
 *       *       *       *
 *       *       *       *
470   1530    1470    1590
140      ..      ..      ..
603   1970    1900    2040
been provided where some of the categories have


eir illness was ascribed and those who said their illness
hs.

s have been reweighted using the 2010 revised population
Table MSDOCC2_3YRSIG - Averaged 2008/09 - 2010/11
Comparison of estimated prevalence rates of self-reported musculoskeletal disorders caused or made worse by cur
for people working in the last 12 months

              Occupation description                       Major, sub-   Whether rates
                                                             major,       statistically
                                                            minor or      significantly
                                                           unit group  higher/lower than
                                                                       average across all
                                                                          occupations
                                                                       2008/09 - 2010/11
                     Managers and senior officials                   1                Lower
                               Corporate managers                   11                Lower
        Managers and proprietors in agriculture and
                                                                    12                  No
                                               services
       Managers in farming, horticulture, forestry and
                                                                   121                    *
                                                 fishing
         Managers and proprietors in hospitality and
                                                                   122                 No#
                                      leisure services
         Managers and proprietors in other services
                                                                   123                  No
                                             industries
                        Professional occupations                     2               Lower
              Science and technology professionals                  21                 No
                              Science professionals                211                   *
                          Engineering professionals                212                 No
         Information and communication technology
                                                                   213              Lower#
                                         professionals
                                Health professionals                22                   *
               Teaching and research professionals                  23               Lower
                             Teaching professionals                231               Lower
                             Research professionals                232                   *
           Business and public service professionals                24               Lower
             Associate professional and technical
                                                                     3                  No
                                         occupations
     Science and technology associate professionals                 31                  No

    Health and social welfare associate professionals               32              Higher
                     Health associate professionals                321              Higher
                                         Therapists                322                   *
             Social welfare associate professionals                323                No#
                     Protective service occupations                 33              Higher
                     Protective service occupations                331              Higher
             Culture, media and sports occupations                  34                 No
             Business and public service associate
                                                                    35               Lower
                                      professionals
       Administrative and secretarial occupations                    4               Lower
                       Administrative occupations       41     Lower
   Administrative occupations: government and
                                                       411        No
                              related organisations
            Administrative occupations: finance         412         *
            Administrative occupations: records         413       No
   Administrative occupations: communications           414         *
            Administrative occupations: general         415    Lower
                 General office assistants/clerks      4150    Lower
            Secretarial and related occupations          42       No
            Secretarial and related occupations         421       No
                     Skilled trades occupations           5    Higher
                         Skilled agricultural trades     51    Higher
                                 Agricultural trades    511    Higher
               Skilled metal and electrical trades       52       No
      Metal forming, welding and related trades         521         *
 Metal machining, fitting and instrument making
                                                       522          *
                                              trades
                                     Vehicle trades     523   Higher#
                                   Electrical trades    524       No
        Skilled construction and building trades         53    Higher
                               Construction trades      531    Higher
                                    Building trades     532    Higher
       Textiles, printing and other skilled trades       54    Higher
                Personal service occupations              6    Higher
           Caring personal service occupations           61    Higher
       Healthcare and related personal services         611    Higher
        Childcare and related personal services         612       No
                              Animal care services      613         *
Leisure and other personal service occupations           62       No
    Sales and customer service occupations                7    Lower
                                 Sales occupations       71    Lower
            Sales assistants and retail cashiers        711    Lower
                       Sales and retail assistants     7111    Lower
        Retail cashiers and check-out operators        7112      No#
                         Telephone salespersons        7113         *
                        Sales related occupations       712         *
                  Customer service occupations           72      No#
                  Customer service occupations          721      No#
      Process, plant and machine operatives               8    Higher
         Process, plant and machine operatives           81    Higher
                                Process operatives      811      No#
                    Plant and machine operatives        812         *
             Assemblers and routine operatives          813      No#
                          Construction operatives       814   Higher#
     Transport and mobile machine drivers and
                                                        82     Higher
                                         operatives
                Transport drivers and operatives       821     Higher
         Mobile machine drivers and operatives         822    Higher#
                        Elementary occupations           9        No
   Elementary trades, plant and storage related
                                                        91     Higher
                                       occupations
            Elementary agricultural occupations        911          *
                  Elementary construction occupations                    912     No#
                Elementary process plant occupations                     913     No#
               Elementary goods storage occupations                      914      No
                     Stevedores, dockers and slingers                   9141       *
       Other goods handling and storage occupations
                                                                        9149      No
                              not elsewhere classified
                Elementary administration and service
                                                                         92       No
                                            occupations
               Elementary administration occupations                    921    Higher
             Postal workers, mail sorters, messengers,
                                                                        9211   Higher
                                               couriers
          Elementary office occupations not elsewhere
                                                                        9219        *
                                              classified
            Elementary personal services occupations                    922    Lower
                     Elementary cleaning occupations                    923      No
                      Elementary security occupations                   924        *
                         Elementary sales occupations                   925        *
     All occupations (illness ascribed to current or
                                                                                   ..
                                      most recent job)

Notes:
.. Not applicable

* Sample numbers too small to provide reliable estimates.

# At least one of the rates based on fewer than 30 sample cases

▪ Definitions, data reliability and tests of statistical significance

▪ See Table MSDOCC2_3YR for detailed data
2008/09 - 2010/11
orders caused or made worse by current or most recent job, by occupation,



            Whether 2008/09 -
              2010/11 rates
               statistically
               significantly
            higher/lower than

             2005/06 - 2007/08
                            No
                            No
                            No

                              *

                           No#

                            No
                            No
                            No
                             *
                            No
                           No#
                             *
                           No
                           No
                             *
                         Lower
                            No

                            No

                            No
                            No
                             *
                             *
                            No
                            No
                            No
                            No
                            No
  No
  No
    *
   No
    *
  No#
  No#
   No
   No
   No
   No
   No
Lower
    *
    *
  No#
Lower
   No
   No
   No
   No
   No
   No
   No
   No
    *
   No
   No
   No
   No
   No
  No#
    *
    *
  No#
  No#
   No
   No
  No#
    *
  No#
  No#
  No
  No
   *
  No
  No
    *
No#
No#
 No
  *
No

No
No
No

  *
No
No
 *
 *
No
Table MSDOCC2_3YRSIG - Averaged 2007/08 - 2009/10
Comparison of estimated prevalence rates of self-reported musculoskeletal disorders caused or made worse by cur
for people working in the last 12 months

              Occupation description                       Major, sub-   Whether rates
                                                             major,       statistically
                                                            minor or      significantly
                                                           unit group  higher/lower than
                                                                       average across all
                                                                          occupations
                                                                       2007/08 - 2009/10
                     Managers and senior officials                   1                Lower
                               Corporate managers                   11                Lower
        Managers and proprietors in agriculture and
                                                                    12                  No
                                               services
       Managers in farming, horticulture, forestry and
                                                                   121                    *
                                                 fishing
         Managers and proprietors in hospitality and
                                                                   122                  No
                                      leisure services
         Managers and proprietors in other services
                                                                   123                  No
                                             industries
                        Professional occupations                     2               Lower
              Science and technology professionals                  21               Lower
                              Science professionals                211                   *
                          Engineering professionals                212                 No
         Information and communication technology
                                                                   213              Lower#
                                         professionals
                                Health professionals                22                 No#
                                Health professionals               221                 No#
               Teaching and research professionals                  23               Lower
                             Teaching professionals                231               Lower
                             Research professionals                232                   *
           Business and public service professionals                24               Lower
             Associate professional and technical
                                                                     3              Higher
                                         occupations
     Science and technology associate professionals                 31                  No

    Health and social welfare associate professionals               32              Higher
                     Protective service occupations                 33              Higher
                     Protective service occupations                331              Higher
             Culture, media and sports occupations                  34                 No
             Business and public service associate
                                                                    35               Lower
                                      professionals
       Administrative and secretarial occupations                    4               Lower
                        Administrative occupations                  41               Lower
   Administrative occupations: government and
                                                      411        No
                             related organisations
            Administrative occupations: finance        412    Lower
            Administrative occupations: records        413       No
   Administrative occupations: communications          414         *
            Administrative occupations: general        415    Lower
                 General office assistants/clerks     4150    Lower
            Secretarial and related occupations         42    Lower
            Secretarial and related occupations        421    Lower
                     Skilled trades occupations          5    Higher
                        Skilled agricultural trades     51    Higher
                                Agricultural trades    511    Higher
               Skilled metal and electrical trades      52    Higher
      Metal forming, welding and related trades        521         *
 Metal machining, fitting and instrument making
                                                      522       No#
                                             trades
                                    Vehicle trades     523    Higher
                                  Electrical trades    524       No
        Skilled construction and building trades        53    Higher
                              Construction trades      531    Higher
                                   Building trades     532    Higher
       Textiles, printing and other skilled trades      54       No
                Personal service occupations             6       No
           Caring personal service occupations          61       No
       Healthcare and related personal services        611    Higher
        Childcare and related personal services        612       No
                             Animal care services      613         *
Leisure and other personal service occupations          62       No
    Sales and customer service occupations               7    Lower
                                Sales occupations       71    Lower
            Sales assistants and retail cashiers       711    Lower
                       Sales and retail assistants    7111    Lower
        Retail cashiers and check-out operators       7112      No#
                         Telephone salespersons       7113         *
                        Sales related occupations      712         *
                  Customer service occupations          72      No#
                  Customer service occupations         721      No#
                     Call centre agents/operators     7211         *
                      Customer care occupations       7212      No#
      Process, plant and machine operatives              8    Higher
         Process, plant and machine operatives          81    Higher
                               Process operatives      811       No
                    Plant and machine operatives       812      No#
             Assemblers and routine operatives         813      No#
                          Construction operatives      814   Higher#
     Transport and mobile machine drivers and
                                                       82     Higher
                                        operatives
                Transport drivers and operatives      821     Higher
         Mobile machine drivers and operatives        822       No#
                       Elementary occupations           9        No
   Elementary trades, plant and storage related
                                                       91     Higher
                                      occupations
                   Elementary agricultural occupations                   911       *
                  Elementary construction occupations                    912     No#
         Labourers in building and woodworking trades                   9121     No#
             Labourers in other construction trades not
                                                                        9129        *
                                   elsewhere classified
                Elementary process plant occupations                     913     No#
               Elementary goods storage occupations                      914   Higher
                     Stevedores, dockers and slingers                   9141        *
       Other goods handling and storage occupations
                                                                        9149   Higher
                               not elsewhere classified
                Elementary administration and service
                                                                         92       No
                                            occupations
               Elementary administration occupations                    921    Higher
             Postal workers, mail sorters, messengers,
                                                                        9211   Higher
                                                couriers
          Elementary office occupations not elsewhere
                                                                        9219        *
                                              classified
            Elementary personal services occupations                    922    Lower
                      Elementary cleaning occupations                   923      No
                      Elementary security occupations                   924        *
                         Elementary sales occupations                   925        *
     All occupations (illness ascribed to current or
                                                                                   ..
                                      most recent job)

Notes:
.. Not applicable

* Sample numbers too small to provide reliable estimates.

# At least one of the rates based on fewer than 30 sample cases

▪ Definitions, data reliability and tests of statistical significance

▪ See Table MSDOCC2_3YR for detailed data
2007/08 - 2009/10
orders caused or made worse by current or most recent job, by occupation,



            Whether 2007/08 -
              2009/10 rates
               statistically
               significantly
            higher/lower than

             2004/05 - 2006/07
                            No
                            No
                            No

                              *

                           No#

                            No
                            No
                            No
                             *
                            No
                           No#
                           No#
                           No#
                            No
                            No
                             *
                            No
                            No

                            No

                         Lower
                            No
                            No
                            No
                            No
                            No
                            No
  No
   No
   No
    *
  No#
  No#
   No
   No
Lower
   No
   No
   No
    *
 No#
  No
  No
  No
  No
  No
  No
  No
  No
  No
  No
   *
  No
  No
  No
  No
  No
 No#
   *
   *
 No#
 No#
   *
   *
  No
  No
  No
 No#
 No#
 No#
  No
  No
 No#
  No
  No
   *
 No#
   *
    *
 No#
  No
   *
  No

  No
  No
  No

    *
  No
  No
   *
   *
Lower
Table MSDOCC2_3YRSIG - Averaged 2006/07 - 2008/09
Comparison of estimated prevalence rates of self-reported musculoskeletal disorders caused or made worse by cur
for people working in the last 12 months

              Occupation description                        Major, sub-     Whether rates
                                                              major,         statistically
                                                             minor or        significantly
                                                            unit group    higher/lower than
                                                                          average across all
                                                                             occupations
                                                                          2006/07 - 2008/09
                     Managers and senior officials                    1                  Lower
                                  Corporate managers                 11                  Lower
            Corporate managers and senior officials                 111                      *
                                 Production managers                112                  Lower
                                  Functional managers               113                  Lower
               Quality and customer care managers                   114                      *
            Financial institution and office managers               115                Lower#
       Managers in distribution, storage and retailing              116                Lower#
                            Protective service officers             117                      *
               Health and social services managers                  118                      *
        Managers and proprietors in agriculture and
                                                                     12                    No
                                                services
       Managers in farming, horticulture, forestry and
                                                                    121                      *
                                                  fishing
         Managers and proprietors in hospitality and
                                                                    122                   No#
                                       leisure services
         Managers and proprietors in other services
                                                                    123                    No
                                              industries
                         Professional occupations                     2                 Lower
              Science and technology professionals                   21                 Lower
                                 Science professionals              211                     *
                            Engineering professionals               212                   No
         Information and communication technology
                                                                    213               Lower#
                                          professionals
              IT strategy and planning professionals              2131                      *
                                Software professionals            2132                    No#
                                  Health professionals              22                    No#
                                  Health professionals             221                    No#
               Teaching and research professionals                  23                  Lower
                               Teaching professionals              231                  Lower
                               Research professionals              232                      *
           Business and public service professionals                24                  Lower
             Associate professional and technical
                                                                      3                Higher
                                          occupations
     Science and technology associate professionals                  31                    No
Health and social welfare associate professionals         32     Higher
                    Health associate professionals       321     Higher
                                           Therapists    322    Higher#
           Social welfare associate professionals        323          *
                    Protective service occupations        33        No
                    Protective service occupations       331        No
           Culture, media and sports occupations          34     Higher
                   Artistic and literary occupations     341    Higher#
                   Design associate professionals        342          *
                    Media associate professionals        343       No#
                   Sports and fitness occupations        344          *
           Business and public service associate
                                                          35     Lower
                                        professionals
   Administrative and secretarial occupations              4     Lower
                        Administrative occupations        41     Lower
     Administrative occupations: government and
                                                         411        No
                               related organisations
              Administrative occupations: finance         412    Lower
              Administrative occupations: records         413       No
     Administrative occupations: communications           414         *
              Administrative occupations: general         415    Lower
                   General office assistants/clerks      4150    Lower
              Secretarial and related occupations          42    Lower
              Secretarial and related occupations         421    Lower
                      Skilled trades occupations            5    Higher
                          Skilled agricultural trades      51    Higher
                                  Agricultural trades     511    Higher
                Skilled metal and electrical trades        52    Higher
        Metal forming, welding and related trades         521         *
   Metal machining, fitting and instrument making
                                                         522       No#
                                                trades
                                       Vehicle trades     523    Higher
                                     Electrical trades    524    Higher
          Skilled construction and building trades         53    Higher
                                Construction trades       531    Higher
                                       Steel erectors    5311         *
                                Bricklayers, masons      5312   Higher#
                    Roofers, roof tilers and slaters     5313         *
     Plumbers, heating and ventilating engineers         5314   Higher#
                             Carpenters and joiners      5315    Higher
           Glaziers, window fabricators and fitters      5316         *
     Construction trades not elsewhere classified        5319    Higher
                                      Building trades     532    Higher
         Textiles, printing and other skilled trades       54       No
                  Personal service occupations              6    Higher
             Caring personal service occupations           61    Higher
        Healthcare and related personal services          611    Higher
          Childcare and related personal services         612       No
                               Animal care services       613         *
  Leisure and other personal service occupations           62    Higher
      Sales and customer service occupations                7    Lower
                                      Sales occupations        71      Lower
                    Sales assistants and retail cashiers      711      Lower
                             Sales and retail assistants     7111      Lower
               Retail cashiers and check-out operators       7112        No#
                               Telephone salespersons        7113           *
                              Sales related occupations       712           *
                         Customer service occupations          72        No#
                         Customer service occupations         721        No#
             Process, plant and machine operatives              8      Higher
                Process, plant and machine operatives          81      Higher
                                     Process operatives       811      Higher
                          Plant and machine operatives        812        No#
                    Assemblers and routine operatives         813         No
                                Construction operatives       814      Higher
            Transport and mobile machine drivers and
                                                                  82   Higher
                                             operatives
                       Transport drivers and operatives       821      Higher
                Mobile machine drivers and operatives         822        No#
                             Elementary occupations             9         No
          Elementary trades, plant and storage related
                                                                  91   Higher
                                            occupations
                   Elementary agricultural occupations        911          *
                  Elementary construction occupations         912        No#
         Labourers in building and woodworking trades        9121        No#
             Labourers in other construction trades not
                                                             9129           *
                                    elsewhere classified
                 Elementary process plant occupations         913        No#
                Elementary goods storage occupations          914      Higher
                      Stevedores, dockers and slingers       9141           *
       Other goods handling and storage occupations
                                                             9149      Higher
                                not elsewhere classified
                 Elementary administration and service
                                                                  92   Lower
                                            occupations
                Elementary administration occupations         921      Higher
             Postal workers, mail sorters, messengers,
                                                             9211      Higher
                                                couriers
          Elementary office occupations not elsewhere
                                                             9219           *
                                               classified
            Elementary personal services occupations          922      Lower
                      Elementary cleaning occupations         923        No
                       Elementary security occupations        924          *
                         Elementary sales occupations         925          *
     All occupations (illness ascribed to current or
                                                                           ..
                                       most recent job)

Notes:
.. Not applicable

* Sample numbers too small to provide reliable estimates.

# At least one of the rates based on fewer than 30 sample cases
▪ Definitions, data reliability and tests of statistical significance

▪ See Table MSDOCC2_3YR for detailed data
2006/07 - 2008/09
orders caused or made worse by current or most recent job, by occupation,



            Whether 2006/07 -
              2008/09 rates
               statistically
               significantly
            higher/lower than

             2003/04 - 2005/06
                            No
                            No
                              *
                            No
                            No
                              *
                           No#
                           No#
                              *
                              *
                            No

                              *

                           No#

                            No
                            No
                            No
                             *
                            No
                              *
                             *
                             *
                           No#
                           No#
                            No
                            No
                             *
                            No
                            No

                            No
    No
    No
   No#
     *
    No
    No
    No
     *
     *
     *
     *
    No
 Higher
 Higher
    No
Higher#
    No
      *
   No#
   No#
    No
    No
    No
    No
    No
    No
      *
   No#
    No
    No
 Lower
    No
     *
   No#
     *
   No#
    No
     *
    No
    No
    No
    No
    No
    No
    No
     *
    No
    No
 No
 No
 No
No#
  *
  *
No#
No#
 No
 No
 No
No#
 No
No#
No
 No
No#
 No
No
  *
No#
  *
  *
No#
 No
  *
No

No
No
No

  *
No
No
 *
 *
No
Table MSDOCC2_3YRSIG - Averaged 2005/06 - 2007/08
Comparison of estimated prevalence rates of self-reported musculoskeletal disorders caused or made worse by cur
occupation, for people working in the last 12 months

              Occupation description                        Major, sub-     Whether rates
                                                              major,         statistically
                                                             minor or        significantly
                                                            unit group    higher/lower than
                                                                          average across all
                                                                             occupations
                                                                          2005/06 - 2007/08
                     Managers and senior officials                    1                  Lower
                                  Corporate managers                 11                  Lower
            Corporate managers and senior officials                 111                      *
                                 Production managers                112                  Lower
                                 Functional managers                113                  Lower
               Quality and customer care managers                   114                      *
            Financial institution and office managers               115                    No#
       Managers in distribution, storage and retailing              116                Lower#
                            Protective service officers             117                      *
               Health and social services managers                  118                      *
        Managers and proprietors in agriculture and
                                                                     12                    No
                                                services
       Managers in farming, horticulture, forestry and
                                                                    121                      *
                                                  fishing
         Managers and proprietors in hospitality and
                                                                    122                   No#
                                      leisure services
         Managers and proprietors in other services
                                                                    123                    No
                                              industries
                         Professional occupations                     2                 Lower
              Science and technology professionals                   21                 Lower
                                Science professionals               211                     *
                            Engineering professionals               212                   No
         Information and communication technology
                                                                    213               Lower#
                                          professionals
                                  Health professionals               22                   No
                                  Health professionals              221                   No
               Teaching and research professionals                   23                 Lower
                               Teaching professionals               231                 Lower
                               Research professionals               232                     *
           Business and public service professionals                 24                 Lower
             Associate professional and technical
                                                                      3                Higher
                                          occupations
     Science and technology associate professionals                  31                    No

    Health and social welfare associate professionals                32                Higher
                Health associate professionals        321     Higher
                                     Therapists       322       No#
         Social welfare associate professionals       323          *
                 Protective service occupations        33        No
                 Protective service occupations       331        No
        Culture, media and sports occupations          34        No
         Business and public service associate
                                                       35     Lower
                                  professionals
             Transport associate professionals        351         *
                  Legal associate professionals       352         *
  Business and finance associate professionals        353    Lower#
     Sales and related associate professionals        354    Lower#
         Conservation associate professionals         355         *
Public service and other associate professionals      356        No
 Administrative and secretarial occupations             4     Lower
                      Administrative occupations       41     Lower
   Administrative occupations: government and
                                                      411        No
                             related organisations
            Administrative occupations: finance        412    Lower
            Administrative occupations: records        413    Lower
   Administrative occupations: communications          414         *
            Administrative occupations: general        415   Lower#
                 General office assistants/clerks     4150   Lower#
            Secretarial and related occupations         42    Lower
            Secretarial and related occupations        421    Lower
                    Skilled trades occupations           5    Higher
                        Skilled agricultural trades     51    Higher
                                Agricultural trades    511    Higher
              Skilled metal and electrical trades       52    Higher
      Metal forming, welding and related trades        521   Higher#
 Metal machining, fitting and instrument making
                                                      522        No
                                             trades
                                    Vehicle trades     523       No
                                  Electrical trades    524    Higher
        Skilled construction and building trades        53    Higher
                              Construction trades      531    Higher
                                   Building trades     532    Higher
       Textiles, printing and other skilled trades      54    Higher
                Personal service occupations             6       No
           Caring personal service occupations          61       No
      Healthcare and related personal services         611    Higher
        Childcare and related personal services        612    Lower
                             Animal care services      613         *
Leisure and other personal service occupations          62       No
    Sales and customer service occupations               7    Lower
                                Sales occupations       71    Lower
            Sales assistants and retail cashiers       711    Lower
                       Sales and retail assistants    7111    Lower
       Retail cashiers and check-out operators        7112      No#
                         Telephone salespersons       7113         *
                        Sales related occupations      712         *
                         Customer service occupations                    72    Lower#
                         Customer service occupations                   721    Lower#
             Process, plant and machine operatives                        8     Higher
               Process, plant and machine operatives                     81     Higher
                                    Process operatives                  811     Higher
                         Plant and machine operatives                   812       No#
                    Assemblers and routine operatives                   813        No
                                Construction operatives                 814    Higher#
            Transport and mobile machine drivers and
                                                                         82     Higher
                                             operatives
                      Transport drivers and operatives                  821     Higher
                Mobile machine drivers and operatives                   822          *
                             Elementary occupations                       9        No
          Elementary trades, plant and storage related
                                                                         91     Higher
                                            occupations
                   Elementary agricultural occupations                   911        *
                  Elementary construction occupations                    912      No#
         Labourers in building and woodworking trades                   9121      No#
             Labourers in other construction trades not
                                                                        9129         *
                                   elsewhere classified
                Elementary process plant occupations                     913      No#
               Elementary goods storage occupations                      914    Higher
                     Stevedores, dockers and slingers                   9141         *
       Other goods handling and storage occupations
                                                                        9149    Higher
                               not elsewhere classified
                Elementary administration and service
                                                                         92     Lower
                                            occupations
                Elementary administration occupations                   921     Higher
             Postal workers, mail sorters, messengers,
                                                                        9211    Higher
                                                couriers
          Elementary office occupations not elsewhere
                                                                        9219         *
                                              classified
            Elementary personal services occupations                    922     Lower
                      Elementary cleaning occupations                   923       No
                      Elementary security occupations                   924         *
                         Elementary sales occupations                   925         *
     All occupations (illness ascribed to current or
                                                                                    ..
                                      most recent job)

Notes:
.. Not applicable

* Sample numbers too small to provide reliable estimates.

# At least one of the rates based on fewer than 30 sample cases

▪ Definitions, data reliability and tests of statistical significance

▪ See Table MSDOCC2_3YR for detailed data
2005/06 - 2007/08
orders caused or made worse by current or most recent job, by
Table MSDOCC2_3YRSIG - Averaged 2004/05 - 2006/07
Comparison of estimated prevalence rates of self-reported musculoskeletal disorders caused or made worse by cur
occupation, for people working in the last 12 months

              Occupation description                        Major, sub-     Whether rates
                                                              major,         statistically
                                                             minor or        significantly
                                                            unit group    higher/lower than
                                                                          average across all
                                                                             occupations
                                                                          2004/05 - 2006/07
                     Managers and senior officials                    1                  Lower
                                  Corporate managers                 11                  Lower
            Corporate managers and senior officials                 111                      *
                                 Production managers                112                  Lower
                                 Functional managers                113                  Lower
               Quality and customer care managers                   114                      *
            Financial institution and office managers               115                    No#
       Managers in distribution, storage and retailing              116                     No
                            Protective service officers             117                      *
               Health and social services managers                  118                      *
        Managers and proprietors in agriculture and
                                                                     12                    No
                                                services
       Managers in farming, horticulture, forestry and
                                                                    121                      *
                                                  fishing
         Managers and proprietors in hospitality and
                                                                    122                   No#
                                      leisure services
         Managers and proprietors in other services
                                                                    123                    No
                                              industries
                         Professional occupations                     2                 Lower
              Science and technology professionals                   21                 Lower
                                Science professionals               211                     *
                            Engineering professionals               212                   No
         Information and communication technology
                                                                    213               Lower#
                                          professionals
                                  Health professionals               22                   No
                                  Health professionals              221                   No
               Teaching and research professionals                   23                 Lower
                               Teaching professionals               231                 Lower
                               Research professionals               232                     *
           Business and public service professionals                 24                 Lower
             Associate professional and technical
                                                                      3                Higher
                                          occupations
     Science and technology associate professionals                  31                    No

    Health and social welfare associate professionals                32                Higher
                Health associate professionals         321    Higher
                                     Therapists        322   Higher#
         Social welfare associate professionals        323      No#
                 Youth and community workers          3231         *
                   Housing and welfare officers       3232      No#
                 Protective service occupations         33       No
                 Protective service occupations        331       No
        Culture, media and sports occupations           34       No
         Business and public service associate
                                                       35     Lower
                                  professionals
             Transport associate professionals        351         *
                  Legal associate professionals       352         *
  Business and finance associate professionals        353    Lower#
     Sales and related associate professionals        354    Lower#
         Conservation associate professionals         355         *
Public service and other associate professionals      356    Lower#
 Administrative and secretarial occupations             4     Lower
                      Administrative occupations       41     Lower
   Administrative occupations: government and
                                                      411        No
                             related organisations
            Administrative occupations: finance        412    Lower
            Administrative occupations: records        413    Lower
   Administrative occupations: communications          414         *
            Administrative occupations: general        415   Lower#
                 General office assistants/clerks     4150   Lower#
            Secretarial and related occupations         42    Lower
            Secretarial and related occupations        421    Lower
                    Skilled trades occupations           5    Higher
                        Skilled agricultural trades     51    Higher
                                Agricultural trades    511    Higher
              Skilled metal and electrical trades       52    Higher
      Metal forming, welding and related trades        521   Higher#
 Metal machining, fitting and instrument making
                                                      522       No#
                                             trades
                                    Vehicle trades     523       No
                                  Electrical trades    524    Higher
        Skilled construction and building trades        53    Higher
                              Construction trades      531    Higher
                                   Building trades     532    Higher
       Textiles, printing and other skilled trades      54    Higher
                Personal service occupations             6    Higher
           Caring personal service occupations          61    Higher
      Healthcare and related personal services         611    Higher
        Childcare and related personal services        612    Lower
                             Animal care services      613         *
Leisure and other personal service occupations          62       No
    Sales and customer service occupations               7    Lower
                                Sales occupations       71    Lower
            Sales assistants and retail cashiers       711    Lower
                       Sales and retail assistants    7111    Lower
       Retail cashiers and check-out operators        7112      No#
                              Telephone salespersons                    7113         *
                             Sales related occupations                   712         *
                         Customer service occupations                     72   Lower#
                         Customer service occupations                    721   Lower#
             Process, plant and machine operatives                         8    Higher
               Process, plant and machine operatives                      81    Higher
                                    Process operatives                   811    Higher
                         Plant and machine operatives                    812      No#
                    Assemblers and routine operatives                    813       No
                               Construction operatives                   814   Higher#
            Transport and mobile machine drivers and
                                                                         82     Higher
                                             operatives
                      Transport drivers and operatives                  821     Higher
                Mobile machine drivers and operatives                   822       No#
                             Elementary occupations                       9        No
          Elementary trades, plant and storage related
                                                                         91        No
                                            occupations
                   Elementary agricultural occupations                   911         *
                  Elementary construction occupations                    912      No#
                Elementary process plant occupations                     913      No#
               Elementary goods storage occupations                      914    Higher
                     Stevedores, dockers and slingers                   9141         *
       Other goods handling and storage occupations
                                                                        9149    Higher
                               not elsewhere classified
                Elementary administration and service
                                                                         92     Lower
                                            occupations
                Elementary administration occupations                   921     Higher
             Postal workers, mail sorters, messengers,
                                                                        9211    Higher
                                               couriers
          Elementary office occupations not elsewhere
                                                                        9219         *
                                              classified
            Elementary personal services occupations                    922     Lower
                      Elementary cleaning occupations                   923        No
                      Elementary security occupations                   924         *
                         Elementary sales occupations                   925       No#
     All occupations (illness ascribed to current or
                                                                                    ..
                                      most recent job)

Notes:
.. Not applicable

* Sample numbers too small to provide reliable estimates.

# At least one of the rates based on fewer than 30 sample cases

▪ Definitions, data reliability and tests of statistical significance

▪ See Table MSDOCC2_3YR for detailed data
2004/05 - 2006/07
orders caused or made worse by current or most recent job, by
Table MSDOCC2_3YRSIG - Averaged 2003/04 - 2005/06
Comparison of estimated prevalence rates of self-reported musculoskeletal disorders caused or made worse by cur
occupation, for people working in the last 12 months

             Occupation description                       Major, sub-     Whether rates
                                                            major,         statistically
                                                           minor or        significantly
                                                          unit group    higher/lower than
                                                                        average across all
                                                                           occupations
                                                                        2003/04 - 2005/06
                     Managers and senior officials                  1                  Lower
                                 Corporate managers                11                  Lower
           Corporate managers and senior officials                111                      *
                                Production managers               112                  Lower
                                Functional managers               113                  Lower
              Quality and customer care managers                  114                      *
           Financial institution and office managers              115                Lower#
       Managers in distribution, storage and retailing            116                    No
                           Protective service officers            117                      *
              Health and social services managers                 118                      *
        Managers and proprietors in agriculture and
                                                                   12                    No
                                              services
       Managers in farming, horticulture, forestry and
                                                                  121                      *
                                                fishing
         Managers and proprietors in hospitality and
                                                                  122                   No#
                                      leisure services
         Managers and proprietors in other services
                                                                  123                    No
                                            industries
                         Professional occupations                   2                 Lower
             Science and technology professionals                  21                 Lower
                                 Health professionals              22                   No#
                                 Health professionals             221                   No#
              Teaching and research professionals                  23                 Lower
                              Teaching professionals              231                 Lower
                              Research professionals              232                     *
          Business and public service professionals                24                    No
            Associate professional and technical
                                                                    3                Higher
                                         occupations
     Science and technology associate professionals                31                    No

    Health and social welfare associate professionals              32                Higher
                      Health associate professionals              321                Higher
                                           Therapists             322               Higher#
               Social welfare associate professionals             323                  No#
                       Protective service occupations              33                   No
                 Protective service occupations       331        No
        Culture, media and sports occupations          34        No
         Business and public service associate
                                                       35     Lower
                                  professionals
             Transport associate professionals        351         *
                  Legal associate professionals       352         *
  Business and finance associate professionals        353    Lower#
     Sales and related associate professionals        354    Lower#
         Conservation associate professionals         355         *
Public service and other associate professionals      356    Lower#
 Administrative and secretarial occupations             4     Lower
                      Administrative occupations       41     Lower
   Administrative occupations: government and
                                                      411        No
                             related organisations
            Administrative occupations: finance        412   Lower#
            Administrative occupations: records        413    Lower
   Administrative occupations: communications          414         *
            Administrative occupations: general        415   Lower#
                 General office assistants/clerks     4150   Lower#
            Secretarial and related occupations         42    Lower
            Secretarial and related occupations        421    Lower
                    Skilled trades occupations           5    Higher
                        Skilled agricultural trades     51    Higher
                                Agricultural trades    511    Higher
              Skilled metal and electrical trades       52    Higher
      Metal forming, welding and related trades        521   Higher#
 Metal machining, fitting and instrument making
                                                      522        No
                                             trades
                                    Vehicle trades     523       No
                                  Electrical trades    524    Higher
        Skilled construction and building trades        53    Higher
                              Construction trades      531    Higher
                                     Steel erectors   5311         *
                              Bricklayers, masons     5312    Higher
                  Roofers, roof tilers and slaters    5313         *
   Plumbers, heating and ventilating engineers        5314      No#
                          Carpenters and joiners      5315    Higher
         Glaziers, window fabricators and fitters     5316         *
   Construction trades not elsewhere classified       5319    Higher
                                    Building trades    532    Higher
       Textiles, printing and other skilled trades      54    Higher
                Personal service occupations             6       No
           Caring personal service occupations          61       No
      Healthcare and related personal services         611    Higher
        Childcare and related personal services        612    Lower
                             Animal care services      613         *
Leisure and other personal service occupations          62       No
    Sales and customer service occupations               7    Lower
                                Sales occupations       71    Lower
            Sales assistants and retail cashiers       711    Lower
                       Sales and retail assistants    7111    Lower
               Retail cashiers and check-out operators                  7112      No#
                               Telephone salespersons                   7113         *
                              Sales related occupations                  712         *
                         Customer service occupations                     72   Lower#
                         Customer service occupations                    721   Lower#
                           Call centre agents/operators                 7211         *
                            Customer care occupations                   7212      No#
             Process, plant and machine operatives                         8    Higher
                Process, plant and machine operatives                     81    Higher
                                     Process operatives                  811    Higher
                          Plant and machine operatives                   812      No#
                    Assemblers and routine operatives                    813       No
                                Construction operatives                  814   Higher#
            Transport and mobile machine drivers and
                                                                         82     Higher
                                             operatives
                       Transport drivers and operatives                 821     Higher
                Mobile machine drivers and operatives                   822       No#
                             Elementary occupations                       9        No
          Elementary trades, plant and storage related
                                                                         91     Higher
                                            occupations
                   Elementary agricultural occupations                   911         *
                  Elementary construction occupations                    912      No#
                 Elementary process plant occupations                    913      No#
                Elementary goods storage occupations                     914    Higher
                      Stevedores, dockers and slingers                  9141         *
       Other goods handling and storage occupations
                                                                        9149    Higher
                                not elsewhere classified
                 Elementary administration and service
                                                                         92     Lower
                                            occupations
                Elementary administration occupations                   921     Higher
             Postal workers, mail sorters, messengers,
                                                                        9211    Higher
                                               couriers
          Elementary office occupations not elsewhere
                                                                        9219         *
                                              classified
            Elementary personal services occupations                    922     Lower
                      Elementary cleaning occupations                   923       No
                       Elementary security occupations                  924         *
                         Elementary sales occupations                   925         *
     All occupations (illness ascribed to current or
                                                                                    ..
                                       most recent job)

Notes:
.. Not applicable

* Sample numbers too small to provide reliable estimates.

# At least one of the rates based on fewer than 30 sample cases

▪ Definitions, data reliability and tests of statistical significance

▪ See Table MSDOCC2_3YR for detailed data
2003/04 - 2005/06
orders caused or made worse by current or most recent job, by

								
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