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South East Corner

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in South East Corner in 2016 than any other occupation.

South East Corner'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 South East Corner'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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
South East Corner - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2011 to 2016
Managers
24414.114.826114.113.1-16
Professionals
68239.337.977541.939.1-93
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1337.77.31427.77.8-9
Community and Personal Service Workers
18210.512.318610.111.3-4
Clerical and Administrative Workers
23213.411.822712.312.3+5
Sales Workers
1428.27.81196.47.6+24
Machinery Operators And Drivers
191.11.6251.41.8-6
map this data in atlas.idLabourers794.65.1914.95.3-12
Not stated or inadequately described
0--0.5211.11.7-21

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Occupation of employment, 2016
Occupation of employment, 2016 Managers, City of Adelaide: 14.8% Professionals, City of Adelaide: 37.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Adelaide: 7.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Adelaide: 12.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Adelaide: 11.8% Sales Workers, City of Adelaide: 7.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Adelaide: 1.6% Labourers, City of Adelaide: 5.1% Managers, South East Corner: 14.1% Professionals, South East Corner: 39.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, South East Corner: 7.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, South East Corner: 10.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, South East Corner: 13.4% Sales Workers, South East Corner: 8.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, South East Corner: 1.1% Labourers, South East Corner: 4.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016 Managers, South East Corner: -16 Professionals, South East Corner: -93 Technicians and Trades Workers, South East Corner: -9 Community and Personal Service Workers, South East Corner: -4 Clerical and Administrative Workers, South East Corner: +5 Sales Workers, South East Corner: +24 Machinery Operators And Drivers, South East Corner: -6 Labourers, South East Corner: -12
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 South East Corner in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (682 people or 39.3%)
  • Managers (244 people or 14.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (232 people or 13.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,158 people in total or 66.8% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Adelaide employed 37.9% in Professionals; 14.8% in Managers; and 11.8% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (13.4% compared to 11.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (39.3% compared to 37.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (10.5% compared to 12.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in South East Corner decreased by 115 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the occupations of residents between 2011 and 2016 in South East Corner was for those employed as:

  • Professionals (-93 persons)

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