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Picnic Point
Occupation of employment

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

Picnic Point'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 Picnic Point'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
Picnic Point - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Managers
45715.510.041315.19.7+44
Professionals
61620.917.355120.115.4+64
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers45015.315.439814.516.3+53
Community and Personal Service Workers
2267.78.62157.87.6+12
Clerical and Administrative Workers
67623.018.059021.618.5+86
Sales Workers
2217.59.52448.910.0-23
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1204.18.91344.99.3-14
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1374.79.81505.510.4-12
Inadequately described
391.32.5421.52.8-3

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, Picnic Point: 15.5% Professionals, Picnic Point: 20.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Picnic Point: 15.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Picnic Point: 7.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Picnic Point: 23.0% Sales Workers, Picnic Point: 7.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Picnic Point: 4.1% Labourers, Picnic Point: 4.7% Inadequately described, Picnic Point: 1.3%
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, Picnic Point: +44 Professionals, Picnic Point: +64 Technicians and Trades Workers, Picnic Point: +53 Community and Personal Service Workers, Picnic Point: +12 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Picnic Point: +86 Sales Workers, Picnic Point: -23 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Picnic Point: -14 Labourers, Picnic Point: -12 Inadequately described, Picnic Point: -3
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 Picnic Point in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (676 people or 23.0%)
  • Professionals (616 people or 20.9%)
  • Managers (457 people or 15.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,749 people in total or 59.4% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Bankstown City employed 18.0% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; 17.3% in Professionals; and 10.0% in Managers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (15.5% compared to 10.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (23.0% compared to 18.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (4.7% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (4.1% compared to 8.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Picnic Point increased by 206 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+86 persons)
  • Professionals (+64 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+53 persons)