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Lower North Adelaide

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Lower North Adelaide in 2011 than any other occupation.

Lower North Adelaide'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 Lower North Adelaide'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
Lower North Adelaide - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Managers
15814.213.117816.315.1-20
Professionals
47843.139.146642.639.1+12
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers746.77.8716.56.6+3
Community and Personal Service Workers
12211.011.31009.210.2+22
Clerical and Administrative Workers
13312.012.312311.212.8+10
Sales Workers
837.57.6918.47.7-8
Machinery Operators And Drivers
211.91.860.51.7+15
map this data in atlas.idLabourers403.65.3504.65.4-10
Inadequately described
00.01.790.81.3-9

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, Lower North Adelaide: 14.2% Professionals, Lower North Adelaide: 43.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Lower North Adelaide: 6.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Lower North Adelaide: 11.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Lower North Adelaide: 12.0% Sales Workers, Lower North Adelaide: 7.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Lower North Adelaide: 1.9% Labourers, Lower North Adelaide: 3.6% Inadequately described, Lower North Adelaide: 0.0%
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, Lower North Adelaide: -20 Professionals, Lower North Adelaide: +12 Technicians and Trades Workers, Lower North Adelaide: +3 Community and Personal Service Workers, Lower North Adelaide: +22 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Lower North Adelaide: +10 Sales Workers, Lower North Adelaide: -8 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Lower North Adelaide: +15 Labourers, Lower North Adelaide: -10 Inadequately described, Lower North Adelaide: -9
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 Lower North Adelaide in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (478 people or 43.1%)
  • Managers (158 people or 14.2%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (133 people or 12.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 769 people in total or 69.3% 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 Lower North Adelaide and the City of Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (43.1% compared to 39.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (14.2% compared to 13.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (3.6% compared to 5.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (6.7% compared to 7.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Lower North Adelaide increased by 16 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Lower North Adelaide between 2006 and 2011.