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West Beach - Henley Beach South

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in West Beach - Henley Beach South in 2011 than any other occupation.

West Beach - Henley Beach South'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 West Beach - Henley Beach South'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
West Beach - Henley Beach South - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Managers
38114.011.332813.711.3+53
Professionals
67424.720.660725.319.0+67
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers36313.314.030712.814.3+56
Community and Personal Service Workers
2629.69.82098.79.0+53
Clerical and Administrative Workers
44316.316.741217.217.6+31
Sales Workers
2589.510.225010.410.4+8
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1094.06.11114.66.4-2
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1656.19.51486.210.4+17
Inadequately described
692.51.8261.11.6+43

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, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 14.0% Professionals, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 24.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 13.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 9.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 16.3% Sales Workers, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 9.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 4.0% Labourers, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 6.1% Inadequately described, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 2.5%
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, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +53 Professionals, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +67 Technicians and Trades Workers, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +56 Community and Personal Service Workers, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +53 Clerical and Administrative Workers, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +31 Sales Workers, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +8 Machinery Operators And Drivers, West Beach - Henley Beach South: -2 Labourers, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +17 Inadequately described, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +43
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 West Beach - Henley Beach South in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (674 people or 24.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (443 people or 16.3%)
  • Managers (381 people or 14.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,498 people in total or 55.0% 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 West Beach - Henley Beach South and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (24.7% compared to 20.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (14.0% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (6.1% compared to 9.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (4.0% compared to 6.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in West Beach - Henley Beach South increased by 326 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in West Beach - Henley Beach South were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+67 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+56 persons)
  • Managers (+53 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+53 persons)