Carlton
Occupation of employment

There were more total employed persons aged 15+ in Carlton in 2011 than any other occupation.

Carlton'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 Carlton'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
Carlton - Total persons (Enumerated)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Kogarah City %Number%Kogarah City %2006 to 2011
Managers
27310.613.027812.313.3-5
Professionals
59623.226.345520.124.5+141
Technicians and Trades Workers
34613.511.829813.211.8+48
Community and Personal Service Workers
2329.08.31858.27.8+47
Clerical and Administrative Workers
47218.417.545520.118.3+18
Sales Workers
2298.99.622710.010.0+2
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1505.94.51345.94.8+16
Labourers
2098.16.71848.17.3+25
Inadequately described
632.52.2502.22.2+13

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Occupation of employment, 2011
Occupation of employment, 2011 Managers, Kogarah City: 13.0% Professionals, Kogarah City: 26.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Kogarah City: 11.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Kogarah City: 8.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Kogarah City: 17.5% Sales Workers, Kogarah City: 9.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Kogarah City: 4.5% Labourers, Kogarah City: 6.7% Inadequately described, Kogarah City: 2.2% Managers, Carlton: 10.6% Professionals, Carlton: 23.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Carlton: 13.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Carlton: 9.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Carlton: 18.4% Sales Workers, Carlton: 8.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Carlton: 5.9% Labourers, Carlton: 8.1% Inadequately described, Carlton: 2.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated 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, Carlton: -5 Professionals, Carlton: +141 Technicians and Trades Workers, Carlton: +48 Community and Personal Service Workers, Carlton: +47 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Carlton: +18 Sales Workers, Carlton: +2 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Carlton: +16 Labourers, Carlton: +25 Inadequately described, Carlton: +13
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated 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 Carlton in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (596 people or 23.2%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (472 people or 18.4%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (346 people or 13.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,414 people in total or 55.0% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Kogarah City employed 26.3% in Professionals; 17.5% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 11.8% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Carlton and Kogarah City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (13.5% compared to 11.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (8.1% compared to 6.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (23.2% compared to 26.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (10.6% compared to 13.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Carlton increased by 305 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Carlton was for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+141 persons)