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Findon Ward

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Findon Ward in 2016 than any other occupation.

Findon Ward'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 Findon Ward'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
Findon Ward - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Managers
72611.011.864410.711.3+82
Professionals
1,28919.521.81,05817.520.6+231
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers85713.012.989414.814.0-37
Community and Personal Service Workers
72911.011.75298.89.8+200
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,18718.015.51,09218.116.7+95
Sales Workers
75611.410.172212.010.2+34
Machinery Operators And Drivers
3745.75.63796.36.1-5
map this data in atlas.idLabourers5908.99.161310.29.5-23
Not stated or inadequately described
280.40.61001.71.8-72

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, Findon Ward: 11.0% Professionals, Findon Ward: 19.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Findon Ward: 13.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Findon Ward: 11.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Findon Ward: 18.0% Sales Workers, Findon Ward: 11.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Findon Ward: 5.7% Labourers, Findon Ward: 8.9%
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, Findon Ward: +82 Professionals, Findon Ward: +231 Technicians and Trades Workers, Findon Ward: -37 Community and Personal Service Workers, Findon Ward: +200 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Findon Ward: +95 Sales Workers, Findon Ward: +34 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Findon Ward: -5 Labourers, Findon Ward: -23
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 Findon Ward in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,289 people or 19.5%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,187 people or 18.0%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (857 people or 13.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,333 people in total or 50.4% 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 12.9% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Findon Ward and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (18.0% compared to 15.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (11.4% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (19.5% compared to 21.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Findon Ward increased by 576 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2011 and 2016 in Findon Ward were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+231 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+200 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+95 persons)
  • Managers (+82 persons)

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