City of Charles SturtCommunity profile
Skip to content

City of Charles Sturt

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in the City of Charles Sturt in 2011 than any other occupation.

The City of Charles Sturt'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 the City of Charles Sturt'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
City of Charles Sturt - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Greater Adelaide %Number%Greater Adelaide %2006 to 2011
Managers
5,47611.311.14,99811.311.5+478
Professionals
9,96720.621.68,37819.020.4+1,589
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers6,79114.014.06,30914.314.2+482
Community and Personal Service Workers
4,7729.810.73,9569.09.6+816
Clerical and Administrative Workers
8,09116.715.47,77917.615.8+312
Sales Workers
4,95610.29.94,60710.410.1+349
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2,9336.15.82,8466.46.0+87
map this data in atlas.idLabourers4,6169.59.94,57510.411.0+41
Inadequately described
8541.81.67151.61.5+139

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, Greater Adelaide: 11.1% Professionals, Greater Adelaide: 21.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Greater Adelaide: 14.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Greater Adelaide: 10.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Greater Adelaide: 15.4% Sales Workers, Greater Adelaide: 9.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Greater Adelaide: 5.8% Labourers, Greater Adelaide: 9.9% Inadequately described, Greater Adelaide: 1.6% Managers, City of Charles Sturt: 11.3% Professionals, City of Charles Sturt: 20.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Charles Sturt: 14.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Charles Sturt: 9.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Charles Sturt: 16.7% Sales Workers, City of Charles Sturt: 10.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Charles Sturt: 6.1% Labourers, City of Charles Sturt: 9.5% Inadequately described, City of Charles Sturt: 1.8%
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, City of Charles Sturt: +478 Professionals, City of Charles Sturt: +1,589 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Charles Sturt: +482 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Charles Sturt: +816 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Charles Sturt: +312 Sales Workers, City of Charles Sturt: +349 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Charles Sturt: +87 Labourers, City of Charles Sturt: +41 Inadequately described, City of Charles Sturt: +139
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 City of Charles Sturt in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (9,967 people or 20.6%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (8,091 people or 16.7%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (6,791 people or 14.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 24,849 people in total or 51.3% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Greater Adelaide employed 21.6% in Professionals; 15.4% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 14.0% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of the City of Charles Sturt and Greater Adelaide were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (16.7% compared to 15.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (20.6% compared to 21.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in City of Charles Sturt increased by 4,293 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+1,589 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+816 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+482 persons)
  • Managers (+478 persons)