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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Padstow in 2011 than any other occupation.

Padstow'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 Padstow'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
Padstow - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Managers
60710.610.053710.19.7+69
Professionals
1,15220.117.396818.115.4+184
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers84214.715.485516.016.3-13
Community and Personal Service Workers
4537.98.63676.97.6+86
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,14219.918.01,12221.018.5+21
Sales Workers
5139.09.54778.910.0+37
Machinery Operators And Drivers
4037.08.94278.09.3-24
map this data in atlas.idLabourers4828.49.84788.910.4+4
Inadequately described
1392.42.51162.22.8+23

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, Padstow: 10.6% Professionals, Padstow: 20.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Padstow: 14.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Padstow: 7.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Padstow: 19.9% Sales Workers, Padstow: 9.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Padstow: 7.0% Labourers, Padstow: 8.4% Inadequately described, Padstow: 2.4%
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, Padstow: +69 Professionals, Padstow: +184 Technicians and Trades Workers, Padstow: -13 Community and Personal Service Workers, Padstow: +86 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Padstow: +21 Sales Workers, Padstow: +37 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Padstow: -24 Labourers, Padstow: +4 Inadequately described, Padstow: +23
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 Padstow in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,152 people or 20.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,142 people or 19.9%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (842 people or 14.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,136 people in total or 54.7% 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 Padstow and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (20.1% compared to 17.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (19.9% compared to 18.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (7.0% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (8.4% compared to 9.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Padstow increased by 387 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+184 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+86 persons)
  • Managers (+69 persons)