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West Woodville Ward

Occupation of employment

There were more clerical and administrative workers in West Woodville Ward in 2011 than any other occupation.

West Woodville 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 West Woodville 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
West Woodville Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Managers
5088.311.34428.311.3+66
Professionals
1,01816.720.670213.119.0+316
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,00316.514.089016.614.3+113
Community and Personal Service Workers
64710.69.85209.79.0+127
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,04417.116.791117.017.6+133
Sales Workers
61710.110.256910.610.4+48
Machinery Operators And Drivers
5008.26.14969.36.4+4
map this data in atlas.idLabourers67611.19.571013.310.4-34
Inadequately described
801.31.81082.01.6-28

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, West Woodville Ward: 8.3% Professionals, West Woodville Ward: 16.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, West Woodville Ward: 16.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, West Woodville Ward: 10.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, West Woodville Ward: 17.1% Sales Workers, West Woodville Ward: 10.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, West Woodville Ward: 8.2% Labourers, West Woodville Ward: 11.1% Inadequately described, West Woodville Ward: 1.3%
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, West Woodville Ward: +66 Professionals, West Woodville Ward: +316 Technicians and Trades Workers, West Woodville Ward: +113 Community and Personal Service Workers, West Woodville Ward: +127 Clerical and Administrative Workers, West Woodville Ward: +133 Sales Workers, West Woodville Ward: +48 Machinery Operators And Drivers, West Woodville Ward: +4 Labourers, West Woodville Ward: -34 Inadequately described, West Woodville Ward: -28
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 West Woodville Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,044 people or 17.1%)
  • Professionals (1,018 people or 16.7%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,003 people or 16.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,065 people in total or 50.3% 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 West Woodville Ward and the City of Charles Sturt were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (16.5% compared to 14.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (8.2% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (16.7% compared to 20.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (8.3% compared to 11.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in West Woodville Ward increased by 745 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+316 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+133 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+127 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+113 persons)