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Occupation of employment

There were more clerical and administrative workers in Bankstown City in 2011 than any other occupation.

Bankstown City'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 Bankstown City'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
Bankstown City - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Greater Sydney %Number%Greater Sydney %2006 to 2011
Managers
6,98610.013.36,3719.713.2+615
Professionals
12,10817.325.510,06015.423.8+2,048
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers10,77615.412.210,67016.312.7+106
Community and Personal Service Workers
5,9788.68.84,9487.68.0+1,030
Clerical and Administrative Workers
12,60018.016.212,09418.516.7+506
Sales Workers
6,6389.59.06,55610.09.5+82
Machinery Operators And Drivers
6,2078.95.76,0919.36.0+116
map this data in atlas.idLabourers6,8269.87.36,81810.48.1+8
Inadequately described
1,7502.52.01,8082.82.1-58

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, Greater Sydney: 13.3% Professionals, Greater Sydney: 25.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Greater Sydney: 12.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Greater Sydney: 8.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Greater Sydney: 16.2% Sales Workers, Greater Sydney: 9.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Greater Sydney: 5.7% Labourers, Greater Sydney: 7.3% Inadequately described, Greater Sydney: 2.0% Managers, Bankstown City: 10.0% Professionals, Bankstown City: 17.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Bankstown City: 15.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Bankstown City: 8.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Bankstown City: 18.0% Sales Workers, Bankstown City: 9.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Bankstown City: 8.9% Labourers, Bankstown City: 9.8% Inadequately described, Bankstown City: 2.5%
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, Bankstown City: +615 Professionals, Bankstown City: +2,048 Technicians and Trades Workers, Bankstown City: +106 Community and Personal Service Workers, Bankstown City: +1,030 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Bankstown City: +506 Sales Workers, Bankstown City: +82 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Bankstown City: +116 Labourers, Bankstown City: +8 Inadequately described, Bankstown City: -58
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 Bankstown City in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (12,600 people or 18.0%)
  • Professionals (12,108 people or 17.3%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (10,776 people or 15.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 35,484 people in total or 50.8% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Greater Sydney employed 16.2% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; 25.5% in Professionals; and 12.2% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Bankstown City and Greater Sydney were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (15.4% compared to 12.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (8.9% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (17.3% compared to 25.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (10.0% compared to 13.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Bankstown City increased by 4,453 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Bankstown City were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+2,048 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,030 persons)
  • Managers (+615 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+506 persons)