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McLaren Flat

Occupation of employment

There were more managers in McLaren Flat in 2011 than any other occupation.

McLaren Flat'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 McLaren Flat'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
McLaren Flat - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Managers
13617.69.710522.410.2+31
Professionals
10313.315.75912.714.4+43
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers12015.517.47315.517.4+48
Community and Personal Service Workers
739.412.1347.310.9+39
Clerical and Administrative Workers
13417.315.56614.115.7+68
Sales Workers
607.711.0398.311.0+21
Machinery Operators And Drivers
496.36.2224.66.2+27
map this data in atlas.idLabourers8711.210.96112.913.0+26
Inadequately described
121.61.5102.11.3+2

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, McLaren Flat: 17.6% Professionals, McLaren Flat: 13.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, McLaren Flat: 15.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, McLaren Flat: 9.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, McLaren Flat: 17.3% Sales Workers, McLaren Flat: 7.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, McLaren Flat: 6.3% Labourers, McLaren Flat: 11.2% Inadequately described, McLaren Flat: 1.6%
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, McLaren Flat: +31 Professionals, McLaren Flat: +43 Technicians and Trades Workers, McLaren Flat: +48 Community and Personal Service Workers, McLaren Flat: +39 Clerical and Administrative Workers, McLaren Flat: +68 Sales Workers, McLaren Flat: +21 Machinery Operators And Drivers, McLaren Flat: +27 Labourers, McLaren Flat: +26 Inadequately described, McLaren Flat: +2
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 McLaren Flat in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (136 people or 17.6%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (134 people or 17.3%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (120 people or 15.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 390 people in total or 50.5% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Onkaparinga employed 9.7% in Managers; 15.5% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 17.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of McLaren Flat and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (17.6% compared to 9.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (7.7% compared to 11.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (9.4% compared to 12.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (13.3% compared to 15.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in McLaren Flat increased by 306 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+68 persons)