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West Beach - Henley Beach South

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in West Beach - Henley Beach South in 2016 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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
West Beach - Henley Beach South - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Managers
43815.011.838114.011.3+57
Professionals
73325.121.867424.720.6+59
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers36912.612.936313.314.0+6
Community and Personal Service Workers
32811.211.72629.69.8+66
Clerical and Administrative Workers
44515.215.544316.316.7+2
Sales Workers
2879.810.12589.510.2+29
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1143.95.61094.06.1+5
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1756.09.11656.19.5+10
Not stated or inadequately described
30.10.6692.51.8-66

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, 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% Managers, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 15.0% Professionals, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 25.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 12.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 11.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 15.2% Sales Workers, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 9.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 3.9% Labourers, West Beach - Henley Beach South: 6.0%
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, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +57 Professionals, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +59 Technicians and Trades Workers, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +6 Community and Personal Service Workers, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +66 Clerical and Administrative Workers, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +2 Sales Workers, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +29 Machinery Operators And Drivers, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +5 Labourers, West Beach - Henley Beach South: +10
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 West Beach - Henley Beach South in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (733 people or 25.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (445 people or 15.2%)
  • Managers (438 people or 15.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,616 people in total or 55.3% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Charles Sturt employed 21.8% in Professionals; 15.5% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 11.8% 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 (25.1% compared to 21.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (15.0% compared to 11.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (6.0% compared to 9.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (3.9% compared to 5.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in West Beach - Henley Beach South increased by 200 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2011 and 2016 in West Beach - Henley Beach South were for those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+66 persons)
  • Professionals (+59 persons)
  • Managers (+57 persons)

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