Occupation of employment
There are more professionals in Warwick than any other occupation.
Warwick'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 Warwick'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|
|Occupation||Number||%||City of Joondalup||Number||%||City of Joondalup||2006 to 2011|
|Technicians and Trades Workers||312||16.0||16.6||318||15.7||17.1||-6||15003|
|Community and Personal Service Workers||190||9.7||9.9||181||8.9||9.2||+9||15004|
|Clerical and Administrative Workers||325||16.6||16.8||376||18.6||17.5||-51||15005|
|Machinery Operators And Drivers||107||5.5||4.3||101||5.0||4.4||+6||15007|
|Total employed persons aged 15+||1,956||100.0||100.0||2,024||100.0||100.0||-68|
An analysis of the jobs held by the resident population in Warwick in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:
- Professionals (449 people or 23.0%)
- Clerical and Administrative Workers (325 people or 16.6%)
- Technicians and Trades Workers (312 people or 16.0%)
In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,086 people in total or 55.5% of the employed resident population.
In comparison, City of Joondalup employed 21.9% in Professionals; 16.8% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 16.6% in Technicians and Trades Workers.
The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Warwick and City of Joondalup were:
- A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (5.5% compared to 4.3%)
- A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (23.0% compared to 21.9%)
- A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (11.0% compared to 12.1%)
The number of employed people in Warwick decreased by 68 between 2006 and 2011.
The largest change in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Warwick was for those employed as:
- Clerical and Administrative Workers (-51 persons)