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Developing East Arnhem Limited area

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Developing East Arnhem Limited area in 2016 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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Developing East Arnhem Limited area - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%Greater Darwin %Number%Greater Darwin %2011 to 2016
Managers2529.812.33428.112.6-90
Professionals62024.019.396122.719.5-341
Technicians and Trades Workers33012.817.360114.216.1-271
Community and Personal Service Workers38514.912.445710.812.8-72
Clerical and Administrative Workers29511.414.63909.216.3-95
Sales Workers1244.87.32155.17.5-91
Machinery Operators And Drivers1857.25.93849.16.2-199
Labourers27010.58.864515.27.3-375
Not stated or inadequately described823.20.72425.71.7-160

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Occupation of employment, 2016
Occupation of employment, 2016 Managers, Greater Darwin: 12.3% Professionals, Greater Darwin: 19.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Greater Darwin: 17.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Greater Darwin: 12.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Greater Darwin: 14.6% Sales Workers, Greater Darwin: 7.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Greater Darwin: 5.9% Labourers, Greater Darwin: 8.8% Managers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 9.8% Professionals, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 24.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 12.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 14.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 11.4% Sales Workers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 4.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 7.2% Labourers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: 10.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016 Managers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -90 Professionals, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -341 Technicians and Trades Workers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -271 Community and Personal Service Workers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -72 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -95 Sales Workers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -91 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -199 Labourers, Developing East Arnhem Limited area: -375
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (620 people or 24.0%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (385 people or 14.9%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (330 people or 12.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,335 people in total or 51.7% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Greater Darwin employed 19.3% in Professionals; 12.4% in Community and Personal Service Workers; and 17.3% 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 Professionals (24.0% compared to 19.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (12.8% compared to 17.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.4% compared to 14.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (9.8% compared to 12.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Developing East Arnhem Limited area decreased by 1,657 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2011 and 2016 in Developing East Arnhem Limited area were for those employed as:

  • Labourers (-375 persons)
  • Professionals (-341 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-271 persons)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-199 persons)

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