City of OnkaparingaCommunity profile
Skip to content

Port Noarlunga

Occupation of employment

There were more technicians and trades workers in Port Noarlunga in 2011 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?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Port Noarlunga - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Managers
1098.69.71028.710.2+7
Professionals
22718.015.720117.014.4+26
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers24019.017.420617.417.4+34
Community and Personal Service Workers
16913.412.113011.010.9+39
Clerical and Administrative Workers
17213.615.518515.715.7-14
Sales Workers
1219.611.011910.111.0+2
Machinery Operators And Drivers
645.16.2655.56.20
map this data in atlas.idLabourers14511.510.916213.713.0-17
Inadequately described
141.11.5121.11.3+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, Port Noarlunga: 8.6% Professionals, Port Noarlunga: 18.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Port Noarlunga: 19.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Port Noarlunga: 13.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Port Noarlunga: 13.6% Sales Workers, Port Noarlunga: 9.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Port Noarlunga: 5.1% Labourers, Port Noarlunga: 11.5% Inadequately described, Port Noarlunga: 1.1%
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, Port Noarlunga: +7 Professionals, Port Noarlunga: +26 Technicians and Trades Workers, Port Noarlunga: +34 Community and Personal Service Workers, Port Noarlunga: +39 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Port Noarlunga: -14 Sales Workers, Port Noarlunga: +2 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Port Noarlunga: 0 Labourers, Port Noarlunga: -17 Inadequately described, Port Noarlunga: +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 Port Noarlunga in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (240 people or 19.0%)
  • Professionals (227 people or 18.0%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (172 people or 13.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 639 people in total or 50.7% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Onkaparinga employed 17.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 15.7% in Professionals; and 15.5% in Clerical and Administrative 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 Professionals (18.0% compared to 15.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (19.0% compared to 17.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (13.6% compared to 15.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (9.6% compared to 11.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Port Noarlunga increased by 77 between 2006 and 2011.

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