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Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park

Occupation of employment

There were more labourers in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park in 2011 than any other occupation.

Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park'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 Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park'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
Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Managers
2087.311.31667.311.3+42
Professionals
41514.520.628212.419.0+133
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers45716.014.039217.214.3+65
Community and Personal Service Workers
34812.29.825311.19.0+95
Clerical and Administrative Workers
36012.616.726411.617.6+96
Sales Workers
2548.910.21898.310.4+65
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2789.76.125511.26.4+23
map this data in atlas.idLabourers46316.29.542218.510.4+41
Inadequately described
752.61.8522.31.6+23

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, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 7.3% Professionals, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 14.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 16.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 12.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 12.6% Sales Workers, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 8.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 9.7% Labourers, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 16.2% Inadequately described, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: 2.6%
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, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +42 Professionals, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +133 Technicians and Trades Workers, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +65 Community and Personal Service Workers, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +95 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +96 Sales Workers, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +65 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +23 Labourers, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +41 Inadequately described, Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park: +23
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 Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (463 people or 16.2%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (457 people or 16.0%)
  • Professionals (415 people or 14.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,335 people in total or 46.7% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Charles Sturt employed 9.5% in Labourers; 14.0% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 20.6% in Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (16.2% compared to 9.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (14.5% compared to 20.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (12.6% compared to 16.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (7.3% compared to 11.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park increased by 583 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Pennington - Woodville North - Athol Park were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+133 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+96 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+95 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+65 persons)