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Onkaparinga Hills

Occupation of employment

There were more technicians and trades workers in Onkaparinga Hills in 2011 than any other occupation.

Onkaparinga Hills'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 Onkaparinga Hills'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
Onkaparinga Hills - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Managers
19013.09.718712.210.2+3
Professionals
21414.715.720313.314.4+11
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers27318.817.430519.917.4-31
Community and Personal Service Workers
15410.612.11328.710.9+22
Clerical and Administrative Workers
24016.515.527217.815.7-33
Sales Workers
1419.711.017611.511.0-35
Machinery Operators And Drivers
825.66.2674.46.2+15
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1439.810.916710.913.0-24
Inadequately described
201.41.5191.31.3+1

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, Onkaparinga Hills: 13.0% Professionals, Onkaparinga Hills: 14.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Onkaparinga Hills: 18.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Onkaparinga Hills: 10.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Onkaparinga Hills: 16.5% Sales Workers, Onkaparinga Hills: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Onkaparinga Hills: 5.6% Labourers, Onkaparinga Hills: 9.8% Inadequately described, Onkaparinga Hills: 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, Onkaparinga Hills: +3 Professionals, Onkaparinga Hills: +11 Technicians and Trades Workers, Onkaparinga Hills: -31 Community and Personal Service Workers, Onkaparinga Hills: +22 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Onkaparinga Hills: -33 Sales Workers, Onkaparinga Hills: -35 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Onkaparinga Hills: +15 Labourers, Onkaparinga Hills: -24 Inadequately described, Onkaparinga Hills: +1
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 Onkaparinga Hills in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (273 people or 18.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (240 people or 16.5%)
  • Professionals (214 people or 14.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 727 people in total or 49.9% 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 15.7% in Professionals.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (13.0% compared to 9.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (18.8% compared to 17.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (10.6% compared to 12.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (9.7% compared to 11.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Onkaparinga Hills decreased by 72 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Onkaparinga Hills between 2006 and 2011.