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Occupation of employment

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

North Parramatta'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 North Parramatta'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
North Parramatta - (Enumerated)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Parramatta %Number%City of Parramatta %2006 to 2011
Managers
63310.812.550710.812.5+126
Professionals
1,68028.729.31,24426.627.1+436
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers60510.311.156112.011.8+44
Community and Personal Service Workers
5098.77.83677.87.4+141
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,12219.217.187918.817.7+244
Sales Workers
4587.88.64068.79.3+52
Machinery Operators And Drivers
3205.54.82796.05.0+41
map this data in atlas.idLabourers3906.76.63677.87.2+22
Inadequately described
1352.32.1721.52.0+63

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 Parramatta: 12.5% Professionals, City of Parramatta: 29.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Parramatta: 11.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Parramatta: 7.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Parramatta: 17.1% Sales Workers, City of Parramatta: 8.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Parramatta: 4.8% Labourers, City of Parramatta: 6.6% Inadequately described, City of Parramatta: 2.1% Managers, North Parramatta: 10.8% Professionals, North Parramatta: 28.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, North Parramatta: 10.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, North Parramatta: 8.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, North Parramatta: 19.2% Sales Workers, North Parramatta: 7.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, North Parramatta: 5.5% Labourers, North Parramatta: 6.7% Inadequately described, North Parramatta: 2.3%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated 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, North Parramatta: +126 Professionals, North Parramatta: +436 Technicians and Trades Workers, North Parramatta: +44 Community and Personal Service Workers, North Parramatta: +141 Clerical and Administrative Workers, North Parramatta: +244 Sales Workers, North Parramatta: +52 Machinery Operators And Drivers, North Parramatta: +41 Labourers, North Parramatta: +22 Inadequately described, North Parramatta: +63
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated 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 North Parramatta in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,680 people or 28.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,122 people or 19.2%)
  • Managers (633 people or 10.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,435 people in total or 58.7% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Parramatta employed 29.3% in Professionals; 17.1% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 12.5% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of North Parramatta and City of Parramatta were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (19.2% compared to 17.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (10.8% compared to 12.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in North Parramatta increased by 1,169 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+436 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+244 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+141 persons)
  • Managers (+126 persons)