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O'Sullivan Beach

Occupation of employment

There were more labourers in O'Sullivan Beach in 2011 than any other occupation.

O'Sullivan 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 O'Sullivan 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
O'Sullivan Beach - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Managers
546.69.7476.110.2+7
Professionals
779.415.7536.814.4+24
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers15118.517.417021.917.4-19
Community and Personal Service Workers
9411.512.18010.310.9+14
Clerical and Administrative Workers
10713.115.510513.515.7+2
Sales Workers
10312.611.07810.111.0+25
Machinery Operators And Drivers
617.56.2779.96.2-16
map this data in atlas.idLabourers15719.310.915219.613.0+5
Inadequately described
111.31.5141.81.3-3

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, O'Sullivan Beach: 6.6% Professionals, O'Sullivan Beach: 9.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, O'Sullivan Beach: 18.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, O'Sullivan Beach: 11.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, O'Sullivan Beach: 13.1% Sales Workers, O'Sullivan Beach: 12.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, O'Sullivan Beach: 7.5% Labourers, O'Sullivan Beach: 19.3% Inadequately described, O'Sullivan Beach: 1.3%
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, O'Sullivan Beach: +7 Professionals, O'Sullivan Beach: +24 Technicians and Trades Workers, O'Sullivan Beach: -19 Community and Personal Service Workers, O'Sullivan Beach: +14 Clerical and Administrative Workers, O'Sullivan Beach: +2 Sales Workers, O'Sullivan Beach: +25 Machinery Operators And Drivers, O'Sullivan Beach: -16 Labourers, O'Sullivan Beach: +5 Inadequately described, O'Sullivan Beach: -3
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 O'Sullivan Beach in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (157 people or 19.3%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (151 people or 18.5%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (107 people or 13.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 415 people in total or 50.9% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Onkaparinga employed 10.9% in Labourers; 17.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 15.5% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (19.3% compared to 10.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (9.4% compared to 15.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (6.6% compared to 9.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (13.1% compared to 15.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in O'Sullivan Beach increased by 39 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in O'Sullivan Beach between 2006 and 2011.