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Christie Downs

Occupation of employment

There were more technicians and trades workers in Christie Downs in 2011 than any other occupation.

Christie Downs'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 Christie Downs'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
Christie Downs - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Managers
875.19.7875.010.20
Professionals
1579.215.71307.514.4+27
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers33419.517.432418.717.4+10
Community and Personal Service Workers
27516.112.119311.110.9+82
Clerical and Administrative Workers
20411.915.521712.515.7-13
Sales Workers
17910.511.018510.711.0-6
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1508.86.21699.86.2-19
map this data in atlas.idLabourers28916.910.939322.713.0-104
Inadequately described
362.11.5331.91.3+3

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, Christie Downs: 5.1% Professionals, Christie Downs: 9.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Christie Downs: 19.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Christie Downs: 16.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Christie Downs: 11.9% Sales Workers, Christie Downs: 10.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Christie Downs: 8.8% Labourers, Christie Downs: 16.9% Inadequately described, Christie Downs: 2.1%
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, Christie Downs: 0 Professionals, Christie Downs: +27 Technicians and Trades Workers, Christie Downs: +10 Community and Personal Service Workers, Christie Downs: +82 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Christie Downs: -13 Sales Workers, Christie Downs: -6 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Christie Downs: -19 Labourers, Christie Downs: -104 Inadequately described, Christie Downs: +3
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 Christie Downs in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (334 people or 19.5%)
  • Labourers (289 people or 16.9%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (275 people or 16.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 898 people in total or 52.5% of the employed resident population.

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

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Christie Downs and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (16.9% compared to 10.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (16.1% compared to 12.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (9.2% compared to 15.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (5.1% compared to 9.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Christie Downs decreased by 20 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Labourers (-104 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+82 persons)