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Sellicks Beach

Occupation of employment

There were more technicians and trades workers in Sellicks Beach in 2011 than any other occupation.

Sellicks Beach'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 Sellicks Beach'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
Sellicks Beach - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Managers
867.99.7557.510.2+31
Professionals
14513.315.77410.114.4+71
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers21219.417.414619.917.4+66
Community and Personal Service Workers
14112.912.18111.110.9+60
Clerical and Administrative Workers
14313.115.57610.415.7+67
Sales Workers
1029.311.0648.711.0+38
Machinery Operators And Drivers
898.16.2669.06.2+23
map this data in atlas.idLabourers15514.210.916322.213.0-8
Inadequately described
201.81.581.11.3+12

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, Sellicks Beach: 7.9% Professionals, Sellicks Beach: 13.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Sellicks Beach: 19.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Sellicks Beach: 12.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Sellicks Beach: 13.1% Sales Workers, Sellicks Beach: 9.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Sellicks Beach: 8.1% Labourers, Sellicks Beach: 14.2% Inadequately described, Sellicks Beach: 1.8%
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, Sellicks Beach: +31 Professionals, Sellicks Beach: +71 Technicians and Trades Workers, Sellicks Beach: +66 Community and Personal Service Workers, Sellicks Beach: +60 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Sellicks Beach: +67 Sales Workers, Sellicks Beach: +38 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Sellicks Beach: +23 Labourers, Sellicks Beach: -8 Inadequately described, Sellicks Beach: +12
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 Sellicks Beach in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (212 people or 19.4%)
  • Labourers (155 people or 14.2%)
  • Professionals (145 people or 13.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 512 people in total or 46.8% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Onkaparinga employed 17.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 10.9% in Labourers; and 15.7% in Professionals.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (14.2% compared to 10.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (19.4% compared to 17.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (13.3% compared to 15.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (13.1% compared to 15.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Sellicks Beach increased by 360 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Sellicks Beach were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+71 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+67 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+66 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+60 persons)