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Punchbowl
Occupation of employment

There were more technicians and trades workers in Punchbowl in 2011 than any other occupation.

Punchbowl'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 Punchbowl'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
Punchbowl - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Managers
25210.210.02399.89.7+13
Professionals
35914.517.328511.715.4+74
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers41916.915.442917.616.3-10
Community and Personal Service Workers
2108.48.61646.77.6+46
Clerical and Administrative Workers
38815.618.037015.218.5+18
Sales Workers
26110.59.528311.610.0-22
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2439.88.926310.89.3-20
map this data in atlas.idLabourers26910.89.829312.110.4-25
Inadequately described
823.32.51054.32.8-23

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, Punchbowl: 10.2% Professionals, Punchbowl: 14.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Punchbowl: 16.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Punchbowl: 8.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Punchbowl: 15.6% Sales Workers, Punchbowl: 10.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Punchbowl: 9.8% Labourers, Punchbowl: 10.8% Inadequately described, Punchbowl: 3.3%
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, Punchbowl: +13 Professionals, Punchbowl: +74 Technicians and Trades Workers, Punchbowl: -10 Community and Personal Service Workers, Punchbowl: +46 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Punchbowl: +18 Sales Workers, Punchbowl: -22 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Punchbowl: -20 Labourers, Punchbowl: -25 Inadequately described, Punchbowl: -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 Punchbowl in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (419 people or 16.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (388 people or 15.6%)
  • Professionals (359 people or 14.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,166 people in total or 47.0% of the employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (16.9% compared to 15.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (10.8% 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 Clerical and Administrative Workers (15.6% compared to 18.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Punchbowl increased by 51 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Punchbowl was for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+74 persons)