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Willunga and Surrounds

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Willunga and Surrounds in 2011 than any other occupation.

Willunga and Surrounds'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 Willunga and Surrounds'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
Willunga and Surrounds - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Managers
26715.19.731418.010.2-47
Professionals
37221.115.736220.714.4+10
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers28616.217.426315.117.4+23
Community and Personal Service Workers
19611.112.117410.010.9+22
Clerical and Administrative Workers
21812.315.521912.515.7-1
Sales Workers
1407.911.01237.011.0+17
Machinery Operators And Drivers
995.66.2774.46.2+22
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1749.810.920912.013.0-35
Inadequately described
150.81.550.31.3+11

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, Willunga and Surrounds: 15.1% Professionals, Willunga and Surrounds: 21.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Willunga and Surrounds: 16.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Willunga and Surrounds: 11.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Willunga and Surrounds: 12.3% Sales Workers, Willunga and Surrounds: 7.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Willunga and Surrounds: 5.6% Labourers, Willunga and Surrounds: 9.8% Inadequately described, Willunga and Surrounds: 0.8%
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, Willunga and Surrounds: -47 Professionals, Willunga and Surrounds: +10 Technicians and Trades Workers, Willunga and Surrounds: +23 Community and Personal Service Workers, Willunga and Surrounds: +22 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Willunga and Surrounds: -1 Sales Workers, Willunga and Surrounds: +17 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Willunga and Surrounds: +22 Labourers, Willunga and Surrounds: -35 Inadequately described, Willunga and Surrounds: +11
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 Willunga and Surrounds in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (372 people or 21.1%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (286 people or 16.2%)
  • Managers (267 people or 15.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 925 people in total or 52.3% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Onkaparinga employed 15.7% in Professionals; 17.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 9.7% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Willunga and Surrounds and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (15.1% compared to 9.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (21.1% compared to 15.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (12.3% compared to 15.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (7.9% compared to 11.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Willunga and Surrounds increased by 21 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Willunga and Surrounds between 2006 and 2011.