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Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill

Occupation of employment

There were more clerical and administrative workers in Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill in 2011 than any other occupation.

Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill'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 Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill'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
Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Managers
846.410.0998.39.7-15
Professionals
21316.317.317314.415.4+40
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers22116.915.416513.716.3+56
Community and Personal Service Workers
856.58.6968.07.6-12
Clerical and Administrative Workers
22317.018.020817.318.5+15
Sales Workers
13110.09.51169.610.0+15
Machinery Operators And Drivers
15511.98.914411.99.3+12
map this data in atlas.idLabourers16812.89.815813.110.4+10
Inadequately described
302.32.5453.72.8-15

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, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 6.4% Professionals, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 16.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 16.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 6.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 17.0% Sales Workers, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 10.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 11.9% Labourers, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 12.8% Inadequately described, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: 2.3%
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, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: -15 Professionals, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +40 Technicians and Trades Workers, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +56 Community and Personal Service Workers, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: -12 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +15 Sales Workers, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +15 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +12 Labourers, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: +10 Inadequately described, Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill: -15
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 Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (223 people or 17.0%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (221 people or 16.9%)
  • Professionals (213 people or 16.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 657 people in total or 50.1% of the employed resident population.

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

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (12.8% compared to 9.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (11.9% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (6.4% compared to 10.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (6.5% compared to 8.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill increased by 106 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Birrong - Regents Park - Potts Hill was for those employed as:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+56 persons)