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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in CAD East in 2011 than any other occupation.

CAD East's occupation statistics quantify the occupations in which the residents work (which may be within the residing area or elsewhere). This will be influenced by the economic base and employment opportunities available in the area, education levels, and the working and social aspirations of the population. When viewed with other indicators, such as Educational Qualifications and Individual Income, Occupation is a key measure for evaluating CAD East's socio-economic status and skill base.

Derived from the two Census questions:

'In the main job held last week, what was the person's occupation?' and 'What are the main tasks that the person himself/herself usually performs in that occupation?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
CAD East - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Managers
13113.513.19917.115.1+32
Professionals
44145.439.122939.639.1+212
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers676.97.8264.56.6+41
Community and Personal Service Workers
909.211.3559.510.2+35
Clerical and Administrative Workers
10510.812.37813.512.8+27
Sales Workers
727.57.6559.57.7+17
Machinery Operators And Drivers
90.91.830.51.7+6
map this data in atlas.idLabourers293.05.3183.15.4+11
Inadequately described
272.81.7152.61.3+12

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Occupation of employment, 2011
Occupation of employment, 2011 Managers, City of Adelaide: 13.1% Professionals, City of Adelaide: 39.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Adelaide: 7.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Adelaide: 11.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Adelaide: 12.3% Sales Workers, City of Adelaide: 7.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Adelaide: 1.8% Labourers, City of Adelaide: 5.3% Inadequately described, City of Adelaide: 1.7% Managers, CAD East: 13.5% Professionals, CAD East: 45.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, CAD East: 6.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, CAD East: 9.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, CAD East: 10.8% Sales Workers, CAD East: 7.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, CAD East: 0.9% Labourers, CAD East: 3.0% Inadequately described, CAD East: 2.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in occupation of employment, 2006 to 2011
Change in occupation of employment, 2006 to 2011 Managers, CAD East: +32 Professionals, CAD East: +212 Technicians and Trades Workers, CAD East: +41 Community and Personal Service Workers, CAD East: +35 Clerical and Administrative Workers, CAD East: +27 Sales Workers, CAD East: +17 Machinery Operators And Drivers, CAD East: +6 Labourers, CAD East: +11 Inadequately described, CAD East: +12
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident population in CAD East in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (441 people or 45.4%)
  • Managers (131 people or 13.5%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (105 people or 10.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 677 people in total or 69.7% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Adelaide employed 39.1% in Professionals; 13.1% in Managers; and 12.3% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of CAD East and the City of Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (45.4% compared to 39.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (3.0% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (9.2% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (10.8% compared to 12.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in CAD East increased by 394 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in CAD East was for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+212 persons)