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Hills South District

Occupation of employment

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

Hills 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 Hills 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
Hills South District - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Onkaparinga %Number%City of Onkaparinga %2006 to 2011
Managers
64215.29.773818.710.2-96
Professionals
75217.815.767617.214.4+75
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers68716.317.462815.917.4+59
Community and Personal Service Workers
44910.612.13589.110.9+91
Clerical and Administrative Workers
58914.015.551913.215.7+70
Sales Workers
3688.711.03258.211.0+43
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2195.26.21564.06.2+63
map this data in atlas.idLabourers46911.110.949112.513.0-23
Inadequately described
441.01.5471.21.3-3

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 South District: 15.2% Professionals, Hills South District: 17.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Hills South District: 16.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Hills South District: 10.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hills South District: 14.0% Sales Workers, Hills South District: 8.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hills South District: 5.2% Labourers, Hills South District: 11.1% Inadequately described, Hills South District: 1.0%
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 South District: -96 Professionals, Hills South District: +75 Technicians and Trades Workers, Hills South District: +59 Community and Personal Service Workers, Hills South District: +91 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hills South District: +70 Sales Workers, Hills South District: +43 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hills South District: +63 Labourers, Hills South District: -23 Inadequately described, Hills South 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 South District in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (752 people or 17.8%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (687 people or 16.3%)
  • Managers (642 people or 15.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,081 people in total or 49.3% 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 Hills South District and the City of Onkaparinga were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (15.2% compared to 9.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (17.8% compared to 15.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (8.7% compared to 11.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (14.0% compared to 15.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Hills South District increased by 280 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Managers (-96 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+91 persons)
  • Professionals (+75 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+70 persons)