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Port Noarlunga

Occupation of employment

There were more technicians and trades workers in Port Noarlunga in 2016 than any other occupation.

Port 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 Port 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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Port Noarlunga - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
Managers
1249.99.91098.69.7+16
Professionals
20516.316.022718.015.7-22
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers20916.616.723919.017.4-30
Community and Personal Service Workers
19415.413.716813.412.1+26
Clerical and Administrative Workers
16212.914.517113.615.5-9
Sales Workers
14311.311.01209.611.0+23
Machinery Operators And Drivers
685.55.9645.16.2+4
map this data in atlas.idLabourers13310.610.814411.510.9-11
Not stated or inadequately described
40.30.5131.11.5-9

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Occupation of employment, 2016
Occupation of employment, 2016 Managers, City of Onkaparinga: 9.9% Professionals, City of Onkaparinga: 16.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Onkaparinga: 16.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Onkaparinga: 13.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Onkaparinga: 14.5% Sales Workers, City of Onkaparinga: 11.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Onkaparinga: 5.9% Labourers, City of Onkaparinga: 10.8% Managers, Port Noarlunga: 9.9% Professionals, Port Noarlunga: 16.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Port Noarlunga: 16.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Port Noarlunga: 15.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Port Noarlunga: 12.9% Sales Workers, Port Noarlunga: 11.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Port Noarlunga: 5.5% Labourers, Port Noarlunga: 10.6%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016 Managers, Port Noarlunga: +16 Professionals, Port Noarlunga: -22 Technicians and Trades Workers, Port Noarlunga: -30 Community and Personal Service Workers, Port Noarlunga: +26 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Port Noarlunga: -9 Sales Workers, Port Noarlunga: +23 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Port Noarlunga: +4 Labourers, Port Noarlunga: -11
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Port Noarlunga in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (209 people or 16.6%)
  • Professionals (205 people or 16.3%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (194 people or 15.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 608 people in total or 48.3% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Onkaparinga employed 16.7% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 16.0% in Professionals; and 13.7% in Community and Personal Service Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (15.4% compared to 13.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (12.9% compared to 14.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Port Noarlunga increased by 3 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in Port Noarlunga between 2011 and 2016.

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