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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in St Marys in 2011 than any other occupation.

St Marys'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 St Marys'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
St Marys - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Managers
1048.413.5878.013.8+17
Professionals
26521.433.118416.932.3+81
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers17314.010.319517.910.6-22
Community and Personal Service Workers
15412.49.712711.78.8+27
Clerical and Administrative Workers
17013.714.314313.114.9+27
Sales Workers
1169.49.0908.39.3+26
Machinery Operators And Drivers
816.52.4827.52.7-1
map this data in atlas.idLabourers16012.96.415714.46.6+3
Inadequately described
151.21.3232.11.1-8

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, St Marys: 8.4% Professionals, St Marys: 21.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, St Marys: 14.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, St Marys: 12.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, St Marys: 13.7% Sales Workers, St Marys: 9.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, St Marys: 6.5% Labourers, St Marys: 12.9% Inadequately described, St Marys: 1.2%
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, St Marys: +17 Professionals, St Marys: +81 Technicians and Trades Workers, St Marys: -22 Community and Personal Service Workers, St Marys: +27 Clerical and Administrative Workers, St Marys: +27 Sales Workers, St Marys: +26 Machinery Operators And Drivers, St Marys: -1 Labourers, St Marys: +3 Inadequately described, St Marys: -8
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 St Marys in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (265 people or 21.4%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (173 people or 14.0%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (170 people or 13.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 608 people in total or 49.1% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Mitcham employed 33.1% in Professionals; 10.3% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 14.3% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (12.9% compared to 6.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (6.5% compared to 2.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (21.4% compared to 33.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (8.4% compared to 13.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in St Marys increased by 150 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+81 persons)