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Central South District

Occupation of employment

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

Central South 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 South 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 South District - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Managers
8099.39.77049.810.2+104
Professionals
1,26414.615.791612.714.4+348
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,71319.717.41,35518.817.4+358
Community and Personal Service Workers
1,04912.112.183211.610.9+217
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,25814.515.51,00414.015.7+254
Sales Workers
98311.311.082611.511.0+157
Machinery Operators And Drivers
5346.16.24476.26.2+87
map this data in atlas.idLabourers95711.010.91,01314.113.0-56
Inadequately described
1161.31.5961.31.3+20

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 South District: 9.3% Professionals, Central South District: 14.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Central South District: 19.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Central South District: 12.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Central South District: 14.5% Sales Workers, Central South District: 11.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Central South District: 6.1% Labourers, Central South District: 11.0% Inadequately described, Central South District: 1.3%
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 Managers, Central South District: +104 Professionals, Central South District: +348 Technicians and Trades Workers, Central South District: +358 Community and Personal Service Workers, Central South District: +217 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Central South District: +254 Sales Workers, Central South District: +157 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Central South District: +87 Labourers, Central South District: -56 Inadequately described, Central South District: +20
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 South District in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,713 people or 19.7%)
  • Professionals (1,264 people or 14.6%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,258 people or 14.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,235 people in total or 48.8% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Onkaparinga employed 17.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 15.7% in Professionals; and 15.5% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (19.7% compared to 17.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (14.6% compared to 15.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (14.5% compared to 15.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Central South District increased by 1,490 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+358 persons)
  • Professionals (+348 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+254 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+217 persons)