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Seaford

Occupation of employment

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

Seaford'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 Seaford'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
Seaford - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2011 to 2016
Managers
1388.09.91488.79.7-10
Professionals
27015.616.020412.015.7+67
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers33519.416.734320.217.4-8
Community and Personal Service Workers
24113.913.721412.612.1+27
Clerical and Administrative Workers
20912.114.522113.015.5-12
Sales Workers
1709.811.020412.011.0-34
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1166.75.91096.46.2+7
map this data in atlas.idLabourers23513.610.822012.910.9+15
Not stated or inadequately described
60.30.5382.21.5-32

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, Seaford: 8.0% Professionals, Seaford: 15.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Seaford: 19.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Seaford: 13.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Seaford: 12.1% Sales Workers, Seaford: 9.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Seaford: 6.7% Labourers, Seaford: 13.6%
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, Seaford: -10 Professionals, Seaford: +67 Technicians and Trades Workers, Seaford: -8 Community and Personal Service Workers, Seaford: +27 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Seaford: -12 Sales Workers, Seaford: -34 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Seaford: +7 Labourers, Seaford: +15
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 Seaford in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (335 people or 19.4%)
  • Professionals (270 people or 15.6%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (241 people or 13.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 846 people in total or 48.8% 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 Seaford and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (13.6% compared to 10.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (19.4% compared to 16.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (12.1% compared to 14.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (8.0% compared to 9.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Seaford increased by 32 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the occupations of residents between 2011 and 2016 in Seaford was for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+67 persons)

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