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Grange Ward

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Grange Ward in 2011 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?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Grange Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Managers
76613.111.372213.211.3+44
Professionals
1,28922.120.61,15121.019.0+138
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers67911.614.065612.014.3+23
Community and Personal Service Workers
58810.19.84788.79.0+110
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,02017.516.71,00318.317.6+17
Sales Workers
62310.710.260711.110.4+16
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2844.96.12604.76.4+24
map this data in atlas.idLabourers4908.49.55239.510.4-33
Inadequately described
911.61.8831.51.6+8

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, Grange Ward: 13.1% Professionals, Grange Ward: 22.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Grange Ward: 11.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Grange Ward: 10.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Grange Ward: 17.5% Sales Workers, Grange Ward: 10.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Grange Ward: 4.9% Labourers, Grange Ward: 8.4% Inadequately described, Grange Ward: 1.6%
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, Grange Ward: +44 Professionals, Grange Ward: +138 Technicians and Trades Workers, Grange Ward: +23 Community and Personal Service Workers, Grange Ward: +110 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Grange Ward: +17 Sales Workers, Grange Ward: +16 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Grange Ward: +24 Labourers, Grange Ward: -33 Inadequately described, Grange Ward: +8
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 Grange Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,289 people or 22.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,020 people or 17.5%)
  • Managers (766 people or 13.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,075 people in total or 52.7% 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 Grange Ward and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (13.1% compared to 11.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (22.1% compared to 20.6%)
  • 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 (4.9% compared to 6.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Grange Ward increased by 346 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+138 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+110 persons)