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Flagstaff Hill

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Flagstaff Hill in 2011 than any other occupation.

Flagstaff Hill'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 Flagstaff Hill'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
Flagstaff Hill - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Managers
71613.39.772913.910.2-13
Professionals
1,26123.315.71,22523.314.4+35
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers69812.917.465512.517.4+43
Community and Personal Service Workers
60111.112.14969.410.9+105
Clerical and Administrative Workers
96817.915.595318.215.7+15
Sales Workers
58310.811.059011.211.0-7
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1773.36.21953.76.2-19
map this data in atlas.idLabourers3266.010.93546.713.0-28
Inadequately described
741.41.5541.01.3+19

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, Flagstaff Hill: 13.3% Professionals, Flagstaff Hill: 23.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Flagstaff Hill: 12.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Flagstaff Hill: 11.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Flagstaff Hill: 17.9% Sales Workers, Flagstaff Hill: 10.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Flagstaff Hill: 3.3% Labourers, Flagstaff Hill: 6.0% Inadequately described, Flagstaff Hill: 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, Flagstaff Hill: -13 Professionals, Flagstaff Hill: +35 Technicians and Trades Workers, Flagstaff Hill: +43 Community and Personal Service Workers, Flagstaff Hill: +105 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Flagstaff Hill: +15 Sales Workers, Flagstaff Hill: -7 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Flagstaff Hill: -19 Labourers, Flagstaff Hill: -28 Inadequately described, Flagstaff Hill: +19
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 Flagstaff Hill in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,261 people or 23.3%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (968 people or 17.9%)
  • Managers (716 people or 13.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,945 people in total or 54.5% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Onkaparinga employed 15.7% in Professionals; 15.5% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 9.7% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Flagstaff Hill and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (23.3% compared to 15.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (13.3% compared to 9.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (6.0% compared to 10.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (12.9% compared to 17.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Flagstaff Hill increased by 153 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+105 persons)