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Developing East Arnhem Limited area

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Developing East Arnhem Limited area in 2011 than any other occupation.

Developing East Arnhem Limited area'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 Developing East Arnhem Limited area'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
Developing East Arnhem Limited area - Employed persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Greater Darwin %Number%Greater Darwin %2006 to 2011
Managers3428.112.62646.313.1+78
Professionals96122.719.563415.118.8+327
Technicians and Trades Workers60114.216.163215.115.7-31
Community and Personal Service Workers45710.812.845310.811.7+4
Clerical and Administrative Workers3909.216.34029.616.4-12
Sales Workers2155.17.52044.98.2+11
Machinery Operators And Drivers3849.16.23839.15.9+1
Labourers64515.27.392722.18.3-282
Inadequately described2425.71.72987.11.9-56

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, Greater Darwin: 12.6% Professionals, Greater Darwin: 19.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Greater Darwin: 16.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Greater Darwin: 12.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Greater Darwin: 16.3% Sales Workers, Greater Darwin: 7.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Greater Darwin: 6.2% Labourers, Greater Darwin: 7.3% Inadequately described, Greater Darwin: 1.7% Managers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 8.1% Professionals, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 22.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 14.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 10.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 9.2% Sales Workers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 5.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 9.1% Labourers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 15.2% Inadequately described, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 5.7%
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, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +78 Professionals, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +327 Technicians and Trades Workers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -31 Community and Personal Service Workers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +4 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -12 Sales Workers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +11 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: +1 Labourers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -282 Inadequately described, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -56
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 Developing East Arnhem Limited area in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (961 people or 22.7%)
  • Labourers (645 people or 15.2%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (601 people or 14.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,207 people in total or 52.1% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Greater Darwin employed 19.5% in Professionals; 7.3% in Labourers; and 16.1% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Developing East Arnhem Limited area and Greater Darwin were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (15.2% compared to 7.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (22.7% compared to 19.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (9.2% compared to 16.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (8.1% compared to 12.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Developing East Arnhem Limited area increased by 40 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Developing East Arnhem Limited area were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+327 persons)
  • Labourers (-282 persons)
  • Managers (+78 persons)

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