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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in City South in 2011 than any other occupation.

City South'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 City South'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
City South - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Managers
17013.513.116715.115.1+3
Professionals
47637.839.143239.139.1+44
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers917.37.8766.96.6+15
Community and Personal Service Workers
13510.811.3948.510.2+41
Clerical and Administrative Workers
17413.912.315814.312.8+16
Sales Workers
947.57.6928.37.7+2
Machinery Operators And Drivers
221.81.8181.61.7+4
map this data in atlas.idLabourers705.65.3595.35.4+11
Inadequately described
241.91.780.71.3+16

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, City South: 13.5% Professionals, City South: 37.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, City South: 7.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, City South: 10.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City South: 13.9% Sales Workers, City South: 7.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City South: 1.8% Labourers, City South: 5.6% Inadequately described, City South: 1.9%
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, City South: +3 Professionals, City South: +44 Technicians and Trades Workers, City South: +15 Community and Personal Service Workers, City South: +41 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City South: +16 Sales Workers, City South: +2 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City South: +4 Labourers, City South: +11 Inadequately described, City South: +16
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 City South in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (476 people or 37.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (174 people or 13.9%)
  • Managers (170 people or 13.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 820 people in total or 65.2% of the employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (13.9% compared to 12.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (37.8% compared to 39.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in City South increased by 153 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in City South between 2006 and 2011.