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Findon Ward

Occupation of employment

There were more clerical and administrative workers in Findon Ward in 2011 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?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Findon Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Managers
64410.711.359310.611.3+51
Professionals
1,05817.520.691016.219.0+148
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers89414.814.085515.214.3+39
Community and Personal Service Workers
5298.89.84287.69.0+101
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,09218.116.71,06419.017.6+28
Sales Workers
72212.010.265811.710.4+64
Machinery Operators And Drivers
3796.36.13766.76.4+3
map this data in atlas.idLabourers61310.29.560810.810.4+5
Inadequately described
1001.71.81192.11.6-19

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, Findon Ward: 10.7% Professionals, Findon Ward: 17.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Findon Ward: 14.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Findon Ward: 8.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Findon Ward: 18.1% Sales Workers, Findon Ward: 12.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Findon Ward: 6.3% Labourers, Findon Ward: 10.2% Inadequately described, Findon Ward: 1.7%
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, Findon Ward: +51 Professionals, Findon Ward: +148 Technicians and Trades Workers, Findon Ward: +39 Community and Personal Service Workers, Findon Ward: +101 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Findon Ward: +28 Sales Workers, Findon Ward: +64 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Findon Ward: +3 Labourers, Findon Ward: +5 Inadequately described, Findon Ward: -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 Findon Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,092 people or 18.1%)
  • Professionals (1,058 people or 17.5%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (894 people or 14.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,044 people in total or 50.5% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Charles Sturt employed 16.7% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; 20.6% in Professionals; and 14.0% 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 Sales Workers (12.0% compared to 10.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (18.1% compared to 16.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (17.5% compared to 20.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (8.8% compared to 9.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Findon Ward increased by 420 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Findon Ward were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+148 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+101 persons)
  • Sales Workers (+64 persons)
  • Managers (+51 persons)