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Occupation of employment

There were more labourers in Park Lands in 2011 than any other occupation.

Park Lands'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 Park Lands'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
Park Lands - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Managers
77.413.167.415.1+1
Professionals
1718.139.12125.939.1-4
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers77.47.833.76.6+4
Community and Personal Service Workers
1920.211.31518.510.2+4
Clerical and Administrative Workers
33.212.333.712.80
Sales Workers
1212.87.6911.17.7+3
Machinery Operators And Drivers
77.41.833.71.7+4
map this data in atlas.idLabourers2223.45.32125.95.4+1
Inadequately described
00.01.700.01.30

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, Park Lands: 7.4% Professionals, Park Lands: 18.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Park Lands: 7.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Park Lands: 20.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Park Lands: 3.2% Sales Workers, Park Lands: 12.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Park Lands: 7.4% Labourers, Park Lands: 23.4% Inadequately described, Park Lands: 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, Park Lands: +1 Professionals, Park Lands: -4 Technicians and Trades Workers, Park Lands: +4 Community and Personal Service Workers, Park Lands: +4 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Park Lands: 0 Sales Workers, Park Lands: +3 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Park Lands: +4 Labourers, Park Lands: +1 Inadequately described, Park Lands: 0
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 Park Lands in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (22 people or 23.4%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (19 people or 20.2%)
  • Professionals (17 people or 18.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 58 people in total or 61.7% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Adelaide employed 5.3% in Labourers; 11.3% in Community and Personal Service Workers; and 39.1% in Professionals.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (23.4% compared to 5.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (20.2% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (18.1% compared to 39.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (3.2% compared to 12.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Park Lands increased by 13 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Park Lands between 2006 and 2011.