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Christies Beach

Occupation of employment

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

Christies 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 Christies 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
Christies Beach - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Managers
1588.19.71277.510.2+31
Professionals
28314.515.721512.714.4+68
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers40120.617.434420.317.4+58
Community and Personal Service Workers
27113.912.119211.310.9+80
Clerical and Administrative Workers
24912.815.521512.715.7+34
Sales Workers
1899.711.017310.211.0+16
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1296.66.21187.06.2+10
map this data in atlas.idLabourers24112.410.927716.413.0-35
Inadequately described
261.41.5311.81.3-4

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, Christies Beach: 8.1% Professionals, Christies Beach: 14.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Christies Beach: 20.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Christies Beach: 13.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Christies Beach: 12.8% Sales Workers, Christies Beach: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Christies Beach: 6.6% Labourers, Christies Beach: 12.4% Inadequately described, Christies Beach: 1.4%
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, Christies Beach: +31 Professionals, Christies Beach: +68 Technicians and Trades Workers, Christies Beach: +58 Community and Personal Service Workers, Christies Beach: +80 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Christies Beach: +34 Sales Workers, Christies Beach: +16 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Christies Beach: +10 Labourers, Christies Beach: -35 Inadequately described, Christies Beach: -4
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 Christies Beach in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (401 people or 20.6%)
  • Professionals (283 people or 14.5%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (271 people or 13.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 955 people in total or 49.0% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Onkaparinga employed 17.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 15.7% in Professionals; and 12.1% in Community and Personal Service Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (20.6% compared to 17.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (13.9% compared to 12.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (12.8% compared to 15.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (8.1% compared to 9.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Christies Beach increased by 257 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+80 persons)
  • Professionals (+68 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+58 persons)