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Hindmarsh Ward

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Hindmarsh Ward in 2011 than any other occupation.

Hindmarsh 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 Hindmarsh 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
Hindmarsh Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Managers
70411.111.362711.311.3+77
Professionals
1,65626.120.61,31223.619.0+344
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers81912.914.075013.514.3+69
Community and Personal Service Workers
65210.39.85399.79.0+113
Clerical and Administrative Workers
95215.016.787815.817.6+74
Sales Workers
5759.110.24598.310.4+116
Machinery Operators And Drivers
3004.76.13265.96.4-26
map this data in atlas.idLabourers6089.69.557710.410.4+31
Inadequately described
791.21.8941.71.6-15

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, Hindmarsh Ward: 11.1% Professionals, Hindmarsh Ward: 26.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Hindmarsh Ward: 12.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Hindmarsh Ward: 10.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hindmarsh Ward: 15.0% Sales Workers, Hindmarsh Ward: 9.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hindmarsh Ward: 4.7% Labourers, Hindmarsh Ward: 9.6% Inadequately described, Hindmarsh Ward: 1.2%
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, Hindmarsh Ward: +77 Professionals, Hindmarsh Ward: +344 Technicians and Trades Workers, Hindmarsh Ward: +69 Community and Personal Service Workers, Hindmarsh Ward: +113 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hindmarsh Ward: +74 Sales Workers, Hindmarsh Ward: +116 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hindmarsh Ward: -26 Labourers, Hindmarsh Ward: +31 Inadequately described, Hindmarsh Ward: -15
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 Hindmarsh Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,656 people or 26.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (952 people or 15.0%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (819 people or 12.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,427 people in total or 54.0% 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 Hindmarsh Ward and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (26.1% compared to 20.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (15.0% compared to 16.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (4.7% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (9.1% compared to 10.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Hindmarsh Ward increased by 782 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+344 persons)
  • Sales Workers (+116 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+113 persons)
  • Managers (+77 persons)