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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Bankstown Balance in 2011 than any other occupation.

Bankstown Balance'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 Balance'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 Balance - Employed persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Managers
3808.810.03729.49.7+8
Professionals
76717.817.354113.615.4+227
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers63714.815.464416.216.3-6
Community and Personal Service Workers
3568.28.62817.17.6+75
Clerical and Administrative Workers
62214.418.059114.918.5+31
Sales Workers
43510.19.542210.710.0+13
Machinery Operators And Drivers
46410.88.944911.39.3+14
map this data in atlas.idLabourers49311.49.852513.210.4-31
Inadequately described
1593.72.51383.52.8+21

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, 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% Managers, Bankstown Balance: 8.8% Professionals, Bankstown Balance: 17.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Bankstown Balance: 14.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Bankstown Balance: 8.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Bankstown Balance: 14.4% Sales Workers, Bankstown Balance: 10.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Bankstown Balance: 10.8% Labourers, Bankstown Balance: 11.4% Inadequately described, Bankstown Balance: 3.7%
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 Balance: +8 Professionals, Bankstown Balance: +227 Technicians and Trades Workers, Bankstown Balance: -6 Community and Personal Service Workers, Bankstown Balance: +75 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Bankstown Balance: +31 Sales Workers, Bankstown Balance: +13 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Bankstown Balance: +14 Labourers, Bankstown Balance: -31 Inadequately described, Bankstown Balance: +21
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 Balance in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (767 people or 17.8%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (637 people or 14.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (622 people or 14.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,026 people in total or 47.0% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Bankstown City employed 17.3% in Professionals; 15.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 18.0% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (10.8% compared to 8.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (11.4% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (14.4% compared to 18.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (8.8% compared to 10.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Bankstown Balance increased by 351 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+227 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+75 persons)

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