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Hackham West

Occupation of employment

There were more labourers in Hackham West in 2011 than any other occupation.

Hackham West'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 Hackham West'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
Hackham West - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Managers
624.89.7806.110.2-18
Professionals
977.515.7796.014.4+18
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers21116.417.422317.017.4-12
Community and Personal Service Workers
21116.412.115511.810.9+56
Clerical and Administrative Workers
16012.415.515812.115.7+2
Sales Workers
14411.211.016512.611.0-21
Machinery Operators And Drivers
13210.36.21148.76.2+18
map this data in atlas.idLabourers23918.610.931724.213.0-78
Inadequately described
302.31.5181.41.3+12

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, Hackham West: 4.8% Professionals, Hackham West: 7.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Hackham West: 16.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Hackham West: 16.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hackham West: 12.4% Sales Workers, Hackham West: 11.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hackham West: 10.3% Labourers, Hackham West: 18.6% Inadequately described, Hackham West: 2.3%
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, Hackham West: -18 Professionals, Hackham West: +18 Technicians and Trades Workers, Hackham West: -12 Community and Personal Service Workers, Hackham West: +56 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hackham West: +2 Sales Workers, Hackham West: -21 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hackham West: +18 Labourers, Hackham West: -78 Inadequately described, Hackham West: +12
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 Hackham West in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (239 people or 18.6%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (211 people or 16.4%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (211 people or 16.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 661 people in total or 51.4% of the employed resident population.

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

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Hackham West and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (18.6% compared to 10.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (16.4% compared to 12.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (7.5% compared to 15.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (4.8% compared to 9.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Hackham West decreased by 23 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Labourers (-78 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+56 persons)