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Occupation of employment

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

Milperra'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 Milperra'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
Milperra - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Managers
22511.310.025412.29.7-29
Professionals
30915.517.330714.715.4+2
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers35717.915.436617.516.3-9
Community and Personal Service Workers
1959.88.61537.37.6+42
Clerical and Administrative Workers
45722.918.048423.218.5-27
Sales Workers
1758.89.520910.010.0-34
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1507.58.91627.89.3-12
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1236.29.81356.510.4-12
Inadequately described
50.32.5170.82.8-12

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, Milperra: 11.3% Professionals, Milperra: 15.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Milperra: 17.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Milperra: 9.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Milperra: 22.9% Sales Workers, Milperra: 8.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Milperra: 7.5% Labourers, Milperra: 6.2% Inadequately described, Milperra: 0.3%
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, Milperra: -29 Professionals, Milperra: +2 Technicians and Trades Workers, Milperra: -9 Community and Personal Service Workers, Milperra: +42 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Milperra: -27 Sales Workers, Milperra: -34 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Milperra: -12 Labourers, Milperra: -12 Inadequately described, Milperra: -12
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 Milperra in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (457 people or 22.9%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (357 people or 17.9%)
  • Professionals (309 people or 15.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,123 people in total or 56.3% 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 Milperra and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (22.9% compared to 18.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (17.9% compared to 15.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (6.2% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (15.5% compared to 17.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Milperra decreased by 91 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Milperra between 2006 and 2011.