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Flagstaff Hill

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Flagstaff Hill in 2016 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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Flagstaff Hill - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
Managers
66212.99.971513.39.7-54
Professionals
1,25524.516.01,26023.315.7-5
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers68213.316.769812.917.4-16
Community and Personal Service Workers
62812.313.760111.112.1+27
Clerical and Administrative Workers
84816.514.596717.915.5-120
Sales Workers
51210.011.058210.811.0-70
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1603.15.91763.36.2-16
map this data in atlas.idLabourers3176.210.83256.010.9-8
Not stated or inadequately described
90.20.5731.41.5-65

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 Onkaparinga: 9.9% Professionals, City of Onkaparinga: 16.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Onkaparinga: 16.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Onkaparinga: 13.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Onkaparinga: 14.5% Sales Workers, City of Onkaparinga: 11.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Onkaparinga: 5.9% Labourers, City of Onkaparinga: 10.8% Managers, Flagstaff Hill: 12.9% Professionals, Flagstaff Hill: 24.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Flagstaff Hill: 13.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Flagstaff Hill: 12.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Flagstaff Hill: 16.5% Sales Workers, Flagstaff Hill: 10.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Flagstaff Hill: 3.1% Labourers, Flagstaff Hill: 6.2%
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, Flagstaff Hill: -54 Professionals, Flagstaff Hill: -5 Technicians and Trades Workers, Flagstaff Hill: -16 Community and Personal Service Workers, Flagstaff Hill: +27 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Flagstaff Hill: -120 Sales Workers, Flagstaff Hill: -70 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Flagstaff Hill: -16 Labourers, Flagstaff Hill: -8
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 Flagstaff Hill in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,255 people or 24.5%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (848 people or 16.5%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (682 people or 13.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,785 people in total or 54.3% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Onkaparinga employed 16.0% in Professionals; 14.5% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 16.7% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

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 (24.5% compared to 16.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (12.9% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (6.2% compared to 10.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (13.3% compared to 16.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Flagstaff Hill decreased by 274 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2011 and 2016 in Flagstaff Hill were for those employed as:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-120 persons)
  • Sales Workers (-70 persons)
  • Managers (-54 persons)

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