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Old Noarlunga

Occupation of employment

There were more technicians and trades workers in Old Noarlunga in 2011 than any other occupation.

Old Noarlunga'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 Old Noarlunga'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
Old Noarlunga - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Managers
609.59.7579.710.2+2
Professionals
7812.415.76711.414.4+11
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers10717.117.413021.917.4-22
Community and Personal Service Workers
7912.612.16310.710.9+16
Clerical and Administrative Workers
8513.615.57212.215.7+13
Sales Workers
7912.511.0579.711.0+22
Machinery Operators And Drivers
477.46.2406.86.2+6
map this data in atlas.idLabourers8513.510.99616.213.0-11
Inadequately described
91.41.591.51.30

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, Old Noarlunga: 9.5% Professionals, Old Noarlunga: 12.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Old Noarlunga: 17.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Old Noarlunga: 12.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Old Noarlunga: 13.6% Sales Workers, Old Noarlunga: 12.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Old Noarlunga: 7.4% Labourers, Old Noarlunga: 13.5% Inadequately described, Old Noarlunga: 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, Old Noarlunga: +2 Professionals, Old Noarlunga: +11 Technicians and Trades Workers, Old Noarlunga: -22 Community and Personal Service Workers, Old Noarlunga: +16 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Old Noarlunga: +13 Sales Workers, Old Noarlunga: +22 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Old Noarlunga: +6 Labourers, Old Noarlunga: -11 Inadequately described, Old Noarlunga: 0
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 Old Noarlunga in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (107 people or 17.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (85 people or 13.6%)
  • Labourers (85 people or 13.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 277 people in total or 44.1% of the employed resident population.

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

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Old Noarlunga and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (13.5% compared to 10.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (12.5% compared to 11.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (12.4% compared to 15.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (13.6% compared to 15.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Old Noarlunga increased by 37 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Old Noarlunga between 2006 and 2011.