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Elizabeth Downs

Occupation of employment

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

Elizabeth Downs'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 Downs'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 Downs - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Managers
664.18.8946.19.0-28
Professionals
905.69.3895.78.6+1
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers27016.915.525116.215.6+19
Community and Personal Service Workers
19712.411.416610.710.0+31
Clerical and Administrative Workers
17210.813.61409.012.9+32
Sales Workers
16410.310.517011.010.1-6
Machinery Operators And Drivers
23114.511.919712.711.6+34
map this data in atlas.idLabourers35222.116.939225.320.1-40
Inadequately described
513.22.1493.22.0+2

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 Downs: 4.1% Professionals, Elizabeth Downs: 5.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Elizabeth Downs: 16.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Elizabeth Downs: 12.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Elizabeth Downs: 10.8% Sales Workers, Elizabeth Downs: 10.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Elizabeth Downs: 14.5% Labourers, Elizabeth Downs: 22.1% Inadequately described, Elizabeth Downs: 3.2%
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 Downs: -28 Professionals, Elizabeth Downs: +1 Technicians and Trades Workers, Elizabeth Downs: +19 Community and Personal Service Workers, Elizabeth Downs: +31 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Elizabeth Downs: +32 Sales Workers, Elizabeth Downs: -6 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Elizabeth Downs: +34 Labourers, Elizabeth Downs: -40 Inadequately described, Elizabeth Downs: +2
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 Downs in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (352 people or 22.1%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (270 people or 16.9%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (231 people or 14.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 853 people in total or 53.5% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Playford employed 16.9% in Labourers; 15.5% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 11.9% in Machinery Operators And Drivers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (22.1% compared to 16.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (4.1% compared to 8.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (5.6% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (10.8% compared to 13.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Elizabeth Downs increased by 45 between 2006 and 2011.

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