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Grange Ward

Occupation of employment

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

Grange 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 Grange 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
Grange Ward - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2011 to 2016
Managers
78313.711.876613.111.3+17
Professionals
1,29122.521.81,28922.120.6+2
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers66911.712.967911.614.0-10
Community and Personal Service Workers
66311.611.758810.19.8+75
Clerical and Administrative Workers
91215.915.51,02017.516.7-108
Sales Workers
57510.010.162310.710.2-48
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2804.95.62844.96.1-4
map this data in atlas.idLabourers4588.09.14908.49.5-32
Not stated or inadequately described
300.50.6911.61.8-61

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, Grange Ward: 13.7% Professionals, Grange Ward: 22.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Grange Ward: 11.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Grange Ward: 11.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Grange Ward: 15.9% Sales Workers, Grange Ward: 10.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Grange Ward: 4.9% Labourers, Grange Ward: 8.0%
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, Grange Ward: +17 Professionals, Grange Ward: +2 Technicians and Trades Workers, Grange Ward: -10 Community and Personal Service Workers, Grange Ward: +75 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Grange Ward: -108 Sales Workers, Grange Ward: -48 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Grange Ward: -4 Labourers, Grange Ward: -32
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 Grange Ward in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,291 people or 22.5%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (912 people or 15.9%)
  • Managers (783 people or 13.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,986 people in total or 52.1% 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 11.8% in Managers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (13.7% compared to 11.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (11.7% compared to 12.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (8.0% compared to 9.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Grange Ward decreased by 103 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-108 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+75 persons)

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