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South East Overlay

Occupation of employment

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

South East Overlay'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 Overlay'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 East Overlay - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Adelaide %Number%City of Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Managers
36414.113.139315.915.1-29
Professionals
1,06941.539.11,00040.639.1+69
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1887.37.81556.36.6+33
Community and Personal Service Workers
26010.111.32309.310.2+30
Clerical and Administrative Workers
33112.812.332913.312.8+2
Sales Workers
1606.27.61747.17.7-14
Machinery Operators And Drivers
331.31.8391.61.7-6
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1295.05.31305.35.4-1
Inadequately described
411.61.7160.61.3+25

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 East Overlay: 14.1% Professionals, South East Overlay: 41.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, South East Overlay: 7.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, South East Overlay: 10.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, South East Overlay: 12.8% Sales Workers, South East Overlay: 6.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, South East Overlay: 1.3% Labourers, South East Overlay: 5.0% Inadequately described, South East Overlay: 1.6%
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 East Overlay: -29 Professionals, South East Overlay: +69 Technicians and Trades Workers, South East Overlay: +33 Community and Personal Service Workers, South East Overlay: +30 Clerical and Administrative Workers, South East Overlay: +2 Sales Workers, South East Overlay: -14 Machinery Operators And Drivers, South East Overlay: -6 Labourers, South East Overlay: -1 Inadequately described, South East Overlay: +25
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 East Overlay in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,069 people or 41.5%)
  • Managers (364 people or 14.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (331 people or 12.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,764 people in total or 68.5% 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 South East Overlay and the City of Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (41.5% compared to 39.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (14.1% compared to 13.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (6.2% compared to 7.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (10.1% compared to 11.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in South East Overlay increased by 108 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in South East Overlay was for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+69 persons)