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Semaphore Park Ward

Occupation of employment

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

Semaphore Park 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 Semaphore Park 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
Semaphore Park Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Managers
78314.511.381914.711.3-36
Professionals
1,07219.920.698217.719.0+90
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers72313.414.070712.714.3+16
Community and Personal Service Workers
4909.19.84948.99.0-4
Clerical and Administrative Workers
96617.916.71,07219.317.6-106
Sales Workers
58010.710.264311.610.4-63
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2825.26.13055.56.4-23
map this data in atlas.idLabourers4107.69.54718.510.4-61
Inadequately described
921.71.8651.21.6+27

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, Semaphore Park Ward: 14.5% Professionals, Semaphore Park Ward: 19.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Semaphore Park Ward: 13.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Semaphore Park Ward: 9.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Semaphore Park Ward: 17.9% Sales Workers, Semaphore Park Ward: 10.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Semaphore Park Ward: 5.2% Labourers, Semaphore Park Ward: 7.6% Inadequately described, Semaphore Park 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, Semaphore Park Ward: -36 Professionals, Semaphore Park Ward: +90 Technicians and Trades Workers, Semaphore Park Ward: +16 Community and Personal Service Workers, Semaphore Park Ward: -4 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Semaphore Park Ward: -106 Sales Workers, Semaphore Park Ward: -63 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Semaphore Park Ward: -23 Labourers, Semaphore Park Ward: -61 Inadequately described, Semaphore Park Ward: +27
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 Semaphore Park Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,072 people or 19.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (966 people or 17.9%)
  • Managers (783 people or 14.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,821 people in total or 52.3% 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 Semaphore Park Ward and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (14.5% compared to 11.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (17.9% compared to 16.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (7.6% compared to 9.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Semaphore Park Ward decreased by 159 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-106 persons)
  • Professionals (+90 persons)
  • Sales Workers (-63 persons)
  • Labourers (-61 persons)