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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Woodville West in 2011 than any other occupation.

Woodville West'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 Woodville West'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
Woodville West - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Managers
1048.111.31008.611.3+4
Professionals
24018.820.615813.619.0+82
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers19014.914.017315.014.3+17
Community and Personal Service Workers
15111.89.811710.19.0+34
Clerical and Administrative Workers
22217.416.719316.617.6+29
Sales Workers
1219.510.212911.110.4-8
Machinery Operators And Drivers
997.86.1928.06.4+7
map this data in atlas.idLabourers13710.89.516714.410.4-29
Inadequately described
110.91.8302.61.6-19

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, Woodville West: 8.1% Professionals, Woodville West: 18.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Woodville West: 14.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Woodville West: 11.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Woodville West: 17.4% Sales Workers, Woodville West: 9.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Woodville West: 7.8% Labourers, Woodville West: 10.8% Inadequately described, Woodville West: 0.9%
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, Woodville West: +4 Professionals, Woodville West: +82 Technicians and Trades Workers, Woodville West: +17 Community and Personal Service Workers, Woodville West: +34 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Woodville West: +29 Sales Workers, Woodville West: -8 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Woodville West: +7 Labourers, Woodville West: -29 Inadequately described, Woodville West: -19
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 Woodville West in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (240 people or 18.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (222 people or 17.4%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (190 people or 14.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 652 people in total or 51.1% 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 Woodville West and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (11.8% compared to 9.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (7.8% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (8.1% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (18.8% compared to 20.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Woodville West increased by 118 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Woodville West was for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+82 persons)