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Occupation of employment

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

Bankstown'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 Bankstown'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
Bankstown - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Managers
8027.710.07037.99.7+99
Professionals
1,87417.917.31,31214.715.4+562
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,45913.915.41,42115.916.3+38
Community and Personal Service Workers
9799.38.67097.97.6+270
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,52314.518.01,29414.518.5+229
Sales Workers
1,0099.69.58859.910.0+125
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1,17711.28.91,04511.79.3+132
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1,29312.49.81,24713.910.4+46
Inadequately described
3563.42.53303.72.8+26

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, Bankstown: 7.7% Professionals, Bankstown: 17.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Bankstown: 13.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Bankstown: 9.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Bankstown: 14.5% Sales Workers, Bankstown: 9.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Bankstown: 11.2% Labourers, Bankstown: 12.4% Inadequately described, Bankstown: 3.4%
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, Bankstown: +99 Professionals, Bankstown: +562 Technicians and Trades Workers, Bankstown: +38 Community and Personal Service Workers, Bankstown: +270 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Bankstown: +229 Sales Workers, Bankstown: +125 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Bankstown: +132 Labourers, Bankstown: +46 Inadequately described, Bankstown: +26
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 Bankstown in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,874 people or 17.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,523 people or 14.5%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,459 people or 13.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,856 people in total or 46.4% 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 Bankstown and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (12.4% compared to 9.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (11.2% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (14.5% compared to 18.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (7.7% compared to 10.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Bankstown increased by 1,527 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+562 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+270 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+229 persons)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+132 persons)