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There were more professionals in Clapham in 2011 than any other occupation.

Clapham'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 Clapham'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
Clapham - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Managers
9911.613.58510.413.8+14
Professionals
30836.233.129135.632.3+17
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers748.710.38710.610.6-13
Community and Personal Service Workers
839.89.7678.28.8+16
Clerical and Administrative Workers
11012.914.310412.714.9+6
Sales Workers
768.99.0678.29.3+9
Machinery Operators And Drivers
101.22.4162.02.7-6
map this data in atlas.idLabourers8610.16.49511.66.6-9
Inadequately described
50.61.360.71.1-1

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 Mitcham: 13.5% Professionals, City of Mitcham: 33.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Mitcham: 10.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Mitcham: 9.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Mitcham: 14.3% Sales Workers, City of Mitcham: 9.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Mitcham: 2.4% Labourers, City of Mitcham: 6.4% Inadequately described, City of Mitcham: 1.3% Managers, Clapham: 11.6% Professionals, Clapham: 36.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Clapham: 8.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Clapham: 9.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Clapham: 12.9% Sales Workers, Clapham: 8.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Clapham: 1.2% Labourers, Clapham: 10.1% Inadequately described, Clapham: 0.6%
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, Clapham: +14 Professionals, Clapham: +17 Technicians and Trades Workers, Clapham: -13 Community and Personal Service Workers, Clapham: +16 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Clapham: +6 Sales Workers, Clapham: +9 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Clapham: -6 Labourers, Clapham: -9 Inadequately described, Clapham: -1
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 Clapham in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (308 people or 36.2%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (110 people or 12.9%)
  • Managers (99 people or 11.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 517 people in total or 60.8% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Mitcham employed 33.1% in Professionals; 14.3% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 13.5% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Clapham and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (10.1% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (36.2% compared to 33.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (11.6% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (8.7% compared to 10.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Clapham increased by 33 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Clapham between 2006 and 2011.