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Occupation of employment

There were more labourers in Elizabeth in 2011 than any other occupation.

Elizabeth'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 Elizabeth'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
Elizabeth - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Managers
195.88.892.79.0+10
Professionals
3611.09.33410.38.6+2
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers3811.615.54413.415.6-6
Community and Personal Service Workers
288.611.4257.610.0+3
Clerical and Administrative Workers
3410.413.64513.712.9-11
Sales Workers
4012.210.54513.710.1-5
Machinery Operators And Drivers
4613.911.94914.911.6-3
map this data in atlas.idLabourers7623.016.97021.320.1+6
Inadequately described
113.42.182.42.0+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 Playford: 8.8% Professionals, City of Playford: 9.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Playford: 15.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Playford: 11.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Playford: 13.6% Sales Workers, City of Playford: 10.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Playford: 11.9% Labourers, City of Playford: 16.9% Inadequately described, City of Playford: 2.1% Managers, Elizabeth: 5.8% Professionals, Elizabeth: 11.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Elizabeth: 11.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Elizabeth: 8.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Elizabeth: 10.4% Sales Workers, Elizabeth: 12.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Elizabeth: 13.9% Labourers, Elizabeth: 23.0% Inadequately described, Elizabeth: 3.4%
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, Elizabeth: +10 Professionals, Elizabeth: +2 Technicians and Trades Workers, Elizabeth: -6 Community and Personal Service Workers, Elizabeth: +3 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Elizabeth: -11 Sales Workers, Elizabeth: -5 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Elizabeth: -3 Labourers, Elizabeth: +6 Inadequately described, Elizabeth: +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 Elizabeth in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (76 people or 23.0%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (46 people or 13.9%)
  • Sales Workers (40 people or 12.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 162 people in total or 49.1% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Playford employed 16.9% in Labourers; 11.9% in Machinery Operators And Drivers; and 10.5% in Sales Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Elizabeth and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (23.0% compared to 16.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (11.6% compared to 15.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (10.4% compared to 13.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (5.8% compared to 8.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Elizabeth remained stable 0 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Elizabeth between 2006 and 2011.