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Occupation of employment

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

Bankstown CBD'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 CBD'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 CBD - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Managers
4176.810.03336.79.7+84
Professionals
1,10218.117.377415.515.4+328
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers81213.315.478015.616.3+32
Community and Personal Service Workers
61710.18.64308.67.6+187
Clerical and Administrative Workers
89014.618.070614.118.5+184
Sales Workers
5719.49.54649.310.0+107
Machinery Operators And Drivers
70711.68.959812.09.3+109
map this data in atlas.idLabourers78512.99.872614.510.4+60
Inadequately described
1953.22.51933.92.8+2

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 CBD: 6.8% Professionals, Bankstown CBD: 18.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Bankstown CBD: 13.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Bankstown CBD: 10.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Bankstown CBD: 14.6% Sales Workers, Bankstown CBD: 9.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Bankstown CBD: 11.6% Labourers, Bankstown CBD: 12.9% Inadequately described, Bankstown CBD: 3.2%
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, Bankstown CBD: +84 Professionals, Bankstown CBD: +328 Technicians and Trades Workers, Bankstown CBD: +32 Community and Personal Service Workers, Bankstown CBD: +187 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Bankstown CBD: +184 Sales Workers, Bankstown CBD: +107 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Bankstown CBD: +109 Labourers, Bankstown CBD: +60 Inadequately described, Bankstown CBD: +2
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 CBD in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,102 people or 18.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (890 people or 14.6%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (812 people or 13.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,804 people in total or 46.0% of the employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (12.9% compared to 9.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (11.6% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (14.6% compared to 18.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (6.8% compared to 10.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Bankstown CBD increased by 1,093 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+328 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+187 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+184 persons)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+109 persons)