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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in the City of Charles Sturt in 2016 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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
City of Charles Sturt - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%Greater Adelaide %Number%Greater Adelaide %2011 to 2016
Managers
6,12611.811.55,47611.311.1+650
Professionals
11,28521.822.39,96720.621.6+1,318
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers6,68312.913.26,79114.014.0-108
Community and Personal Service Workers
6,03611.712.34,7729.810.7+1,264
Clerical and Administrative Workers
7,99315.514.18,09116.715.4-98
Sales Workers
5,23510.19.84,95610.29.9+279
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2,8995.65.52,9336.15.8-34
map this data in atlas.idLabourers4,6849.19.84,6169.59.9+68
Not stated or inadequately described
2860.60.68541.81.6-568

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Occupation of employment, 2016
Occupation of employment, 2016 Managers, Greater Adelaide: 11.5% Professionals, Greater Adelaide: 22.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Greater Adelaide: 13.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Greater Adelaide: 12.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Greater Adelaide: 14.1% Sales Workers, Greater Adelaide: 9.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Greater Adelaide: 5.5% Labourers, Greater Adelaide: 9.8% Managers, City of Charles Sturt: 11.8% Professionals, City of Charles Sturt: 21.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Charles Sturt: 12.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Charles Sturt: 11.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Charles Sturt: 15.5% Sales Workers, City of Charles Sturt: 10.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Charles Sturt: 5.6% Labourers, City of Charles Sturt: 9.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016 Managers, City of Charles Sturt: +650 Professionals, City of Charles Sturt: +1,318 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Charles Sturt: -108 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Charles Sturt: +1,264 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Charles Sturt: -98 Sales Workers, City of Charles Sturt: +279 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Charles Sturt: -34 Labourers, City of Charles Sturt: +68
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (11,285 people or 21.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (7,993 people or 15.5%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (6,683 people or 12.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 25,961 people in total or 50.2% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Greater Adelaide employed 22.3% in Professionals; 14.1% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 13.2% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (15.5% compared to 14.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in City of Charles Sturt increased by 3,271 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Charles Sturt were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+1,318 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,264 persons)
  • Managers (+650 persons)
  • Sales Workers (+279 persons)

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