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West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson in 2016 than any other occupation.

West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson'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 Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson'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 Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Managers
76716.911.882717.111.3-60
Professionals
1,03722.921.81,04221.520.6-5
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers52911.712.956311.614.0-34
Community and Personal Service Workers
4369.611.74409.19.8-4
Clerical and Administrative Workers
76216.815.586617.916.7-104
Sales Workers
48610.710.152710.910.2-41
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2034.55.61833.86.1+20
map this data in atlas.idLabourers2485.59.13056.39.5-57
Not stated or inadequately described
160.40.6921.91.8-76

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 Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 16.9% Professionals, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 22.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 11.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 9.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 16.8% Sales Workers, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 10.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 4.5% Labourers, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 5.5%
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 Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -60 Professionals, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -5 Technicians and Trades Workers, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -34 Community and Personal Service Workers, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -4 Clerical and Administrative Workers, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -104 Sales Workers, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -41 Machinery Operators And Drivers, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +20 Labourers, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -57
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 Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,037 people or 22.9%)
  • Managers (767 people or 16.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (762 people or 16.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,566 people in total or 56.6% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Charles Sturt employed 21.8% in Professionals; 11.8% in Managers; and 15.5% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (16.9% compared to 11.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (16.8% compared to 15.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (5.5% compared to 9.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (9.6% compared to 11.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson decreased by 309 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2011 and 2016 in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson were for those employed as:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-104 persons)
  • Managers (-60 persons)
  • Labourers (-57 persons)

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