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Occupation of employment

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

Southern 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 Southern 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
Southern Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Managers
2,63120.920.62,55921.420.6+72
Professionals
3,96431.433.23,66330.632.1+300
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers9977.97.69588.08.0+39
Community and Personal Service Workers
1,0128.07.98547.17.2+158
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,78614.213.71,79115.014.4-5
Sales Workers
1,37110.910.01,33811.210.4+33
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1501.21.51721.41.8-22
map this data in atlas.idLabourers3552.83.14223.53.7-66
Inadequately described
3492.82.42241.91.9+125

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, Southern Ward: 20.9% Professionals, Southern Ward: 31.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Southern Ward: 7.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Southern Ward: 8.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Southern Ward: 14.2% Sales Workers, Southern Ward: 10.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Southern Ward: 1.2% Labourers, Southern Ward: 2.8% Inadequately described, Southern Ward: 2.8%
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, Southern Ward: +72 Professionals, Southern Ward: +300 Technicians and Trades Workers, Southern Ward: +39 Community and Personal Service Workers, Southern Ward: +158 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Southern Ward: -5 Sales Workers, Southern Ward: +33 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Southern Ward: -22 Labourers, Southern Ward: -66 Inadequately described, Southern Ward: +125
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 Southern Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (3,964 people or 31.4%)
  • Managers (2,631 people or 20.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,786 people or 14.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 8,381 people in total or 66.4% 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.

The major difference between the jobs held by the population of Southern Ward and City of Bayside was:

  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (31.4% compared to 33.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Southern Ward increased by 635 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+300 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+158 persons)
  • Managers (+72 persons)
  • Labourers (-66 persons)