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Chester Hill
Occupation of employment

There were more clerical and administrative workers in Chester Hill in 2011 than any other occupation.

Chester 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 Chester 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
Chester Hill - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Managers
3188.010.02908.09.7+28
Professionals
57914.517.347213.015.4+107
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers58214.615.458716.116.3-5
Community and Personal Service Workers
3478.78.62476.87.6+100
Clerical and Administrative Workers
75118.818.067918.718.5+72
Sales Workers
3809.59.536710.110.0+13
Machinery Operators And Drivers
47211.88.943812.09.3+34
map this data in atlas.idLabourers48012.09.846912.910.4+10
Inadequately described
872.22.5852.32.8+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, Chester Hill: 8.0% Professionals, Chester Hill: 14.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Chester Hill: 14.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Chester Hill: 8.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Chester Hill: 18.8% Sales Workers, Chester Hill: 9.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Chester Hill: 11.8% Labourers, Chester Hill: 12.0% Inadequately described, Chester Hill: 2.2%
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, Chester Hill: +28 Professionals, Chester Hill: +107 Technicians and Trades Workers, Chester Hill: -5 Community and Personal Service Workers, Chester Hill: +100 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Chester Hill: +72 Sales Workers, Chester Hill: +13 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Chester Hill: +34 Labourers, Chester Hill: +10 Inadequately described, Chester Hill: +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 Chester Hill in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (751 people or 18.8%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (582 people or 14.6%)
  • Professionals (579 people or 14.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,912 people in total or 47.9% 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 Chester Hill and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (11.8% compared to 8.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (12.0% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (14.5% compared to 17.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (8.0% compared to 10.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Chester Hill increased by 361 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+107 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+100 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+72 persons)