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Brompton and District

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Brompton and District in 2011 than any other occupation.

Brompton and District'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 Brompton and District'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
Brompton and District - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Managers
27613.011.323013.011.3+46
Professionals
63930.220.646926.519.0+170
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers21610.214.019811.214.3+18
Community and Personal Service Workers
24611.69.822212.59.0+24
Clerical and Administrative Workers
28813.616.725614.417.6+32
Sales Workers
1848.710.21357.610.4+49
Machinery Operators And Drivers
793.76.1885.06.4-9
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1708.09.51458.210.4+25
Inadequately described
211.01.8291.61.6-8

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 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% Managers, Brompton and District: 13.0% Professionals, Brompton and District: 30.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Brompton and District: 10.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Brompton and District: 11.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Brompton and District: 13.6% Sales Workers, Brompton and District: 8.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Brompton and District: 3.7% Labourers, Brompton and District: 8.0% Inadequately described, Brompton and District: 1.0%
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, Brompton and District: +46 Professionals, Brompton and District: +170 Technicians and Trades Workers, Brompton and District: +18 Community and Personal Service Workers, Brompton and District: +24 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Brompton and District: +32 Sales Workers, Brompton and District: +49 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Brompton and District: -9 Labourers, Brompton and District: +25 Inadequately described, Brompton and District: -8
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 Brompton and District in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (639 people or 30.2%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (288 people or 13.6%)
  • Managers (276 people or 13.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,203 people in total or 56.8% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Charles Sturt employed 20.6% in Professionals; 16.7% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 11.3% in Managers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (30.2% compared to 20.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (10.2% compared to 14.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (13.6% compared to 16.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (3.7% compared to 6.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Brompton and District increased by 347 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Brompton and District was for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+170 persons)