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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in East Ward in 2011 than any other occupation.

East Ward'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 East Ward'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
East Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Managers
1,7149.410.01,5399.29.7+175
Professionals
3,08816.917.32,32113.915.4+767
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers2,76215.115.42,75416.516.3+8
Community and Personal Service Workers
1,6328.98.61,2707.67.6+362
Clerical and Administrative Workers
2,81815.418.02,57815.518.5+240
Sales Workers
1,8069.99.51,78310.710.0+23
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1,84410.18.91,70910.39.3+135
map this data in atlas.idLabourers2,07111.39.82,04612.310.4+25
Inadequately described
5923.22.56453.92.8-53

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, East Ward: 9.4% Professionals, East Ward: 16.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, East Ward: 15.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, East Ward: 8.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, East Ward: 15.4% Sales Workers, East Ward: 9.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, East Ward: 10.1% Labourers, East Ward: 11.3% Inadequately described, East Ward: 3.2%
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, East Ward: +175 Professionals, East Ward: +767 Technicians and Trades Workers, East Ward: +8 Community and Personal Service Workers, East Ward: +362 Clerical and Administrative Workers, East Ward: +240 Sales Workers, East Ward: +23 Machinery Operators And Drivers, East Ward: +135 Labourers, East Ward: +25 Inadequately described, East Ward: -53
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 East Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (3,088 people or 16.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (2,818 people or 15.4%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (2,762 people or 15.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 8,668 people in total or 47.3% 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 East Ward and Bankstown City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (11.3% compared to 9.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (10.1% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (15.4% compared to 18.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in East Ward increased by 1,680 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+767 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+362 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+240 persons)
  • Managers (+175 persons)