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Semaphore Park

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Semaphore Park in 2011 than any other occupation.

Semaphore 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 Semaphore 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
Semaphore Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Managers
1809.911.318010.411.30
Professionals
33218.320.625114.519.0+81
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers26814.814.028316.314.3-15
Community and Personal Service Workers
1789.89.81669.69.0+12
Clerical and Administrative Workers
31217.216.731618.217.6-4
Sales Workers
18410.210.21448.310.4+40
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1377.66.11387.96.4-1
map this data in atlas.idLabourers18710.39.523813.710.4-51
Inadequately described
331.81.8201.21.6+13

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, Semaphore Park: 9.9% Professionals, Semaphore Park: 18.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Semaphore Park: 14.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Semaphore Park: 9.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Semaphore Park: 17.2% Sales Workers, Semaphore Park: 10.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Semaphore Park: 7.6% Labourers, Semaphore Park: 10.3% Inadequately described, Semaphore Park: 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, Semaphore Park: 0 Professionals, Semaphore Park: +81 Technicians and Trades Workers, Semaphore Park: -15 Community and Personal Service Workers, Semaphore Park: +12 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Semaphore Park: -4 Sales Workers, Semaphore Park: +40 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Semaphore Park: -1 Labourers, Semaphore Park: -51 Inadequately described, Semaphore Park: +13
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 Semaphore Park in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (332 people or 18.3%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (312 people or 17.2%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (268 people or 14.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 912 people in total or 50.4% 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 14.0% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (7.6% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (18.3% compared to 20.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (9.9% compared to 11.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Semaphore Park increased by 75 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+81 persons)
  • Labourers (-51 persons)