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St Marys

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in St Marys in 2016 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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
St Marys - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2011 to 2016
Managers
1149.213.71048.413.5+10
Professionals
30124.433.826521.433.1+36
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers19015.410.017314.010.3+17
Community and Personal Service Workers
18014.610.915412.49.7+26
Clerical and Administrative Workers
14711.913.217013.714.3-23
Sales Workers
1098.88.51169.49.0-7
Machinery Operators And Drivers
463.72.2816.52.4-35
map this data in atlas.idLabourers14511.76.516012.96.4-15
Not stated or inadequately described
0--0.3151.21.3-15

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, City of Mitcham: 13.7% Professionals, City of Mitcham: 33.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Mitcham: 10.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Mitcham: 10.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Mitcham: 13.2% Sales Workers, City of Mitcham: 8.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Mitcham: 2.2% Labourers, City of Mitcham: 6.5% Managers, St Marys: 9.2% Professionals, St Marys: 24.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, St Marys: 15.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, St Marys: 14.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, St Marys: 11.9% Sales Workers, St Marys: 8.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, St Marys: 3.7% Labourers, St Marys: 11.7%
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, St Marys: +10 Professionals, St Marys: +36 Technicians and Trades Workers, St Marys: +17 Community and Personal Service Workers, St Marys: +26 Clerical and Administrative Workers, St Marys: -23 Sales Workers, St Marys: -7 Machinery Operators And Drivers, St Marys: -35 Labourers, St Marys: -15
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 St Marys in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (301 people or 24.4%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (190 people or 15.4%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (180 people or 14.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 671 people in total or 54.3% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Mitcham employed 33.8% in Professionals; 10.0% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 10.9% in Community and Personal Service 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 Technicians and Trades Workers (15.4% compared to 10.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (11.7% compared to 6.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (24.4% compared to 33.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (9.2% compared to 13.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in St Marys decreased by 3 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in St Marys between 2011 and 2016.

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