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Central Ward

Occupation of employment

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

Central 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 Central 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
Central Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Managers
3,65019.820.63,28619.020.6+364
Professionals
5,98432.433.25,38831.132.1+597
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,5398.37.61,6129.38.0-73
Community and Personal Service Workers
1,5298.37.91,2817.47.2+248
Clerical and Administrative Workers
2,56513.913.72,52014.514.4+44
Sales Workers
1,7759.610.01,73510.010.4+39
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2961.61.54102.41.8-113
map this data in atlas.idLabourers6433.53.17804.53.7-138
Inadequately described
4662.52.43261.91.9+140

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, City of Bayside: 20.6% Professionals, City of Bayside: 33.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Bayside: 7.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Bayside: 7.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Bayside: 13.7% Sales Workers, City of Bayside: 10.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Bayside: 1.5% Labourers, City of Bayside: 3.1% Inadequately described, City of Bayside: 2.4% Managers, Central Ward: 19.8% Professionals, Central Ward: 32.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Central Ward: 8.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Central Ward: 8.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Central Ward: 13.9% Sales Workers, Central Ward: 9.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Central Ward: 1.6% Labourers, Central Ward: 3.5% Inadequately described, Central Ward: 2.5%
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, Central Ward: +364 Professionals, Central Ward: +597 Technicians and Trades Workers, Central Ward: -73 Community and Personal Service Workers, Central Ward: +248 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Central Ward: +44 Sales Workers, Central Ward: +39 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Central Ward: -113 Labourers, Central Ward: -138 Inadequately described, Central Ward: +140
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 Central Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (5,984 people or 32.4%)
  • Managers (3,650 people or 19.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (2,565 people or 13.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 12,199 people in total or 66.1% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Bayside employed 33.2% in Professionals; 20.6% in Managers; and 13.7% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

There were no major differences between Central Ward and City of Bayside in 2011.

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Central Ward increased by 1,107 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+597 persons)
  • Managers (+364 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+248 persons)
  • Labourers (-138 persons)