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Central North District

Occupation of employment

There were more technicians and trades workers in Central North District in 2011 than any other occupation.

Central North District'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 Central North District'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
Central North District - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Managers
2,3897.69.72,3687.910.2+21
Professionals
3,81812.115.73,16010.514.4+658
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers5,79618.417.45,58718.617.4+209
Community and Personal Service Workers
4,15413.212.13,42011.410.9+734
Clerical and Administrative Workers
4,76415.115.54,64815.415.7+116
Sales Workers
3,61011.511.03,37011.211.0+240
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2,4017.66.22,3597.86.2+43
map this data in atlas.idLabourers4,08613.010.94,75115.813.0-665
Inadequately described
5061.61.54481.51.3+58

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, Central North District: 7.6% Professionals, Central North District: 12.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Central North District: 18.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Central North District: 13.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Central North District: 15.1% Sales Workers, Central North District: 11.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Central North District: 7.6% Labourers, Central North District: 13.0% Inadequately described, Central North District: 1.6%
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, Central North District: +21 Professionals, Central North District: +658 Technicians and Trades Workers, Central North District: +209 Community and Personal Service Workers, Central North District: +734 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Central North District: +116 Sales Workers, Central North District: +240 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Central North District: +43 Labourers, Central North District: -665 Inadequately described, Central North District: +58
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 Central North District in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (5,796 people or 18.4%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (4,764 people or 15.1%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (4,154 people or 13.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 14,714 people in total or 46.7% 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 12.1% in Community and Personal Service Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Central North District and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (13.0% compared to 10.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (7.6% compared to 6.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (12.1% compared to 15.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (7.6% compared to 9.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Central North District increased by 1,414 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Central North District were for those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+734 persons)
  • Labourers (-665 persons)
  • Professionals (+658 persons)
  • Sales Workers (+240 persons)