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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson in 2011 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?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Managers
82717.111.384716.911.3-20
Professionals
1,04221.520.61,00920.119.0+33
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers56311.614.053110.614.3+32
Community and Personal Service Workers
4409.19.84238.49.0+17
Clerical and Administrative Workers
86617.916.797419.417.6-108
Sales Workers
52710.910.264612.910.4-119
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1833.86.12124.26.4-29
map this data in atlas.idLabourers3056.39.53026.010.4+3
Inadequately described
921.91.8691.41.6+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, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 17.1% Professionals, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 21.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 11.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 9.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 17.9% Sales Workers, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 10.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 3.8% Labourers, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 6.3% Inadequately described, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: 1.9%
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 Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -20 Professionals, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +33 Technicians and Trades Workers, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +32 Community and Personal Service Workers, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +17 Clerical and Administrative Workers, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -108 Sales Workers, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -119 Machinery Operators And Drivers, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: -29 Labourers, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +3 Inadequately described, West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson: +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 West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,042 people or 21.5%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (866 people or 17.9%)
  • Managers (827 people or 17.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,735 people in total or 56.4% 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 11.3% in Managers.

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 (17.1% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (6.3% compared to 9.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (11.6% compared to 14.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (3.8% compared to 6.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson decreased by 168 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in West Lakes - West Lakes Shore - Tennyson were for those employed as:

  • Sales Workers (-119 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-108 persons)