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Seaford Meadows

Occupation of employment

There were more technicians and trades workers in Seaford Meadows in 2011 than any other occupation.

Seaford Meadows'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 Meadows'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
Seaford Meadows - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Managers
689.09.7----10.2--
Professionals
13217.515.7----14.4--
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers15420.417.4----17.4--
Community and Personal Service Workers
7710.212.1----10.9--
Clerical and Administrative Workers
13517.915.5----15.7--
Sales Workers
8010.611.0----11.0--
Machinery Operators And Drivers
293.86.2----6.2--
map this data in atlas.idLabourers638.310.9----13.0--
Inadequately described
172.31.5----1.3--

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, Seaford Meadows: 9.0% Professionals, Seaford Meadows: 17.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Seaford Meadows: 20.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Seaford Meadows: 10.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Seaford Meadows: 17.9% Sales Workers, Seaford Meadows: 10.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Seaford Meadows: 3.8% Labourers, Seaford Meadows: 8.3% Inadequately described, Seaford Meadows: 2.3%
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
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 Seaford Meadows in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (154 people or 20.4%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (135 people or 17.9%)
  • Professionals (132 people or 17.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 421 people in total or 55.8% 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 Seaford Meadows and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (20.4% compared to 17.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (17.9% compared to 15.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (8.3% compared to 10.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (3.8% compared to 6.2%)