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Hills North District

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Hills North District in 2011 than any other occupation.

Hills 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 Hills 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
Hills North District - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Managers
56415.99.755215.910.2+12
Professionals
67118.915.762918.114.4+42
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers59316.717.460217.317.4-9
Community and Personal Service Workers
3319.312.12778.010.9+54
Clerical and Administrative Workers
55315.615.558016.715.7-27
Sales Workers
3379.511.03269.411.0+12
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1584.46.21333.86.2+25
map this data in atlas.idLabourers3068.610.93449.913.0-38
Inadequately described
300.81.5330.91.3-3

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, Hills North District: 15.9% Professionals, Hills North District: 18.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Hills North District: 16.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Hills North District: 9.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hills North District: 15.6% Sales Workers, Hills North District: 9.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hills North District: 4.4% Labourers, Hills North District: 8.6% Inadequately described, Hills North District: 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, Hills North District: +12 Professionals, Hills North District: +42 Technicians and Trades Workers, Hills North District: -9 Community and Personal Service Workers, Hills North District: +54 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hills North District: -27 Sales Workers, Hills North District: +12 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hills North District: +25 Labourers, Hills North District: -38 Inadequately described, Hills North District: -3
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 Hills North District in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (671 people or 18.9%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (593 people or 16.7%)
  • Managers (564 people or 15.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,828 people in total or 51.6% 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 Hills North District and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (15.9% compared to 9.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (18.9% compared to 15.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (9.3% compared to 12.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (8.6% compared to 10.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Hills North District increased by 68 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Hills North District was for those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+54 persons)