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Occupation of employment

There were more clerical and administrative workers in North Ward in 2011 than any other occupation.

North 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 North 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
North Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Bankstown City %Number%Bankstown City %2006 to 2011
Managers
1,2567.910.01,2098.29.7+47
Professionals
2,37015.017.31,97913.515.4+391
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers2,48615.715.42,35416.016.3+132
Community and Personal Service Workers
1,2607.98.61,0777.37.6+183
Clerical and Administrative Workers
2,71717.118.02,59417.718.5+124
Sales Workers
1,58810.09.51,47710.110.0+111
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1,76511.18.91,66011.39.3+104
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1,92812.29.81,86912.710.4+59
Inadequately described
4823.02.54603.12.8+22

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, North Ward: 7.9% Professionals, North Ward: 15.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, North Ward: 15.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, North Ward: 7.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, North Ward: 17.1% Sales Workers, North Ward: 10.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, North Ward: 11.1% Labourers, North Ward: 12.2% Inadequately described, North Ward: 3.0%
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, North Ward: +47 Professionals, North Ward: +391 Technicians and Trades Workers, North Ward: +132 Community and Personal Service Workers, North Ward: +183 Clerical and Administrative Workers, North Ward: +124 Sales Workers, North Ward: +111 Machinery Operators And Drivers, North Ward: +104 Labourers, North Ward: +59 Inadequately described, North Ward: +22
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 North Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (2,717 people or 17.1%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (2,486 people or 15.7%)
  • Professionals (2,370 people or 15.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 7,573 people in total or 47.8% of the employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (12.2% compared to 9.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (11.1% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (15.0% compared to 17.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (7.9% compared to 10.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in North Ward increased by 1,173 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+391 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+183 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+132 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+124 persons)