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Woodville Ward

Occupation of employment

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

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 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
Woodville Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Charles Sturt %Number%City of Charles Sturt %2006 to 2011
Managers
5148.711.34629.211.3+52
Professionals
1,01717.220.679315.819.0+224
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers90415.314.080316.014.3+101
Community and Personal Service Workers
68611.69.84859.69.0+201
Clerical and Administrative Workers
85314.416.775715.117.6+96
Sales Workers
5589.410.24909.710.4+68
Machinery Operators And Drivers
4958.46.14529.06.4+43
map this data in atlas.idLabourers76813.09.571314.210.4+55
Inadequately described
1162.01.8741.51.6+42

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, Woodville Ward: 8.7% Professionals, Woodville Ward: 17.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Woodville Ward: 15.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Woodville Ward: 11.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Woodville Ward: 14.4% Sales Workers, Woodville Ward: 9.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Woodville Ward: 8.4% Labourers, Woodville Ward: 13.0% Inadequately described, Woodville Ward: 2.0%
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, Woodville Ward: +52 Professionals, Woodville Ward: +224 Technicians and Trades Workers, Woodville Ward: +101 Community and Personal Service Workers, Woodville Ward: +201 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Woodville Ward: +96 Sales Workers, Woodville Ward: +68 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Woodville Ward: +43 Labourers, Woodville Ward: +55 Inadequately described, Woodville Ward: +42
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 Woodville Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,017 people or 17.2%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (904 people or 15.3%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (853 people or 14.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,774 people in total or 46.9% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Charles Sturt employed 20.6% in Professionals; 14.0% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 16.7% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (13.0% compared to 9.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (8.4% compared to 6.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (17.2% compared to 20.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (8.7% compared to 11.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Woodville Ward increased by 882 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+224 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+201 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+101 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+96 persons)