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Aldinga Beach

Occupation of employment

There were more technicians and trades workers in Aldinga Beach in 2011 than any other occupation.

Aldinga Beach'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 Aldinga Beach'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
Aldinga Beach - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Managers
3869.29.72199.410.2+167
Professionals
53412.715.725110.814.4+283
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers76318.217.446119.817.4+302
Community and Personal Service Workers
56313.412.127912.010.9+284
Clerical and Administrative Workers
53712.815.528312.215.7+254
Sales Workers
47911.411.023810.211.0+241
Machinery Operators And Drivers
3518.46.21908.26.2+161
map this data in atlas.idLabourers55013.110.938916.713.0+161
Inadequately described
401.01.5190.81.3+21

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 Onkaparinga: 9.7% Professionals, City of Onkaparinga: 15.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Onkaparinga: 17.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Onkaparinga: 12.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Onkaparinga: 15.5% Sales Workers, City of Onkaparinga: 11.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Onkaparinga: 6.2% Labourers, City of Onkaparinga: 10.9% Inadequately described, City of Onkaparinga: 1.5% Managers, Aldinga Beach: 9.2% Professionals, Aldinga Beach: 12.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Aldinga Beach: 18.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Aldinga Beach: 13.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Aldinga Beach: 12.8% Sales Workers, Aldinga Beach: 11.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Aldinga Beach: 8.4% Labourers, Aldinga Beach: 13.1% Inadequately described, Aldinga Beach: 1.0%
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, Aldinga Beach: +167 Professionals, Aldinga Beach: +283 Technicians and Trades Workers, Aldinga Beach: +302 Community and Personal Service Workers, Aldinga Beach: +284 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Aldinga Beach: +254 Sales Workers, Aldinga Beach: +241 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Aldinga Beach: +161 Labourers, Aldinga Beach: +161 Inadequately described, Aldinga Beach: +21
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 Aldinga Beach in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (763 people or 18.2%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (563 people or 13.4%)
  • Labourers (550 people or 13.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,876 people in total or 44.6% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Onkaparinga employed 17.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 12.1% in Community and Personal Service Workers; and 10.9% in Labourers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Aldinga Beach and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (8.4% compared to 6.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (13.1% compared to 10.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (12.7% compared to 15.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (12.8% compared to 15.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Aldinga Beach increased by 1,875 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Aldinga Beach were for those employed as:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+302 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+284 persons)
  • Professionals (+283 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+254 persons)