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Occupation of employment

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

South West 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 West 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?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
South West Corner - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Managers
629.313.16411.515.1-2
Professionals
21532.239.118833.739.1+27
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers7511.27.85810.46.6+17
Community and Personal Service Workers
9714.511.37212.910.2+25
Clerical and Administrative Workers
8913.312.36812.212.8+21
Sales Workers
517.67.6356.37.7+16
Machinery Operators And Drivers
152.21.861.11.7+9
map this data in atlas.idLabourers568.45.3529.35.4+4
Inadequately described
81.21.7152.71.3-7

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, South West Corner: 9.3% Professionals, South West Corner: 32.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, South West Corner: 11.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, South West Corner: 14.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, South West Corner: 13.3% Sales Workers, South West Corner: 7.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, South West Corner: 2.2% Labourers, South West Corner: 8.4% Inadequately described, South West Corner: 1.2%
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, South West Corner: -2 Professionals, South West Corner: +27 Technicians and Trades Workers, South West Corner: +17 Community and Personal Service Workers, South West Corner: +25 Clerical and Administrative Workers, South West Corner: +21 Sales Workers, South West Corner: +16 Machinery Operators And Drivers, South West Corner: +9 Labourers, South West Corner: +4 Inadequately described, South West Corner: -7
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 South West Corner in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (215 people or 32.2%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (97 people or 14.5%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (89 people or 13.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 401 people in total or 60.0% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Adelaide employed 39.1% in Professionals; 11.3% in Community and Personal Service Workers; and 12.3% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (11.2% compared to 7.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (14.5% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (32.2% compared to 39.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (9.3% compared to 13.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in South West Corner increased by 111 between 2006 and 2011.

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