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Elizabeth Downs

Occupation of employment

There were more labourers in Elizabeth Downs in 2016 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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Elizabeth Downs - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
Managers
695.08.9664.18.8+3
Professionals
1037.59.8905.69.3+13
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers21715.915.127016.915.5-53
Community and Personal Service Workers
18713.713.819712.411.4-10
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1309.512.417210.813.6-42
Sales Workers
14510.610.916410.310.5-19
Machinery Operators And Drivers
20214.811.323114.511.9-29
map this data in atlas.idLabourers30222.116.035222.116.9-50
Not stated or inadequately described
60.40.8513.22.1-45

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Occupation of employment, 2016
Occupation of employment, 2016 Managers, City of Playford: 8.9% Professionals, City of Playford: 9.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Playford: 15.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Playford: 13.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Playford: 12.4% Sales Workers, City of Playford: 10.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Playford: 11.3% Labourers, City of Playford: 16.0% Managers, Elizabeth Downs: 5.0% Professionals, Elizabeth Downs: 7.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Elizabeth Downs: 15.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Elizabeth Downs: 13.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Elizabeth Downs: 9.5% Sales Workers, Elizabeth Downs: 10.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Elizabeth Downs: 14.8% Labourers, Elizabeth Downs: 22.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016 Managers, Elizabeth Downs: +3 Professionals, Elizabeth Downs: +13 Technicians and Trades Workers, Elizabeth Downs: -53 Community and Personal Service Workers, Elizabeth Downs: -10 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Elizabeth Downs: -42 Sales Workers, Elizabeth Downs: -19 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Elizabeth Downs: -29 Labourers, Elizabeth Downs: -50
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (302 people or 22.1%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (217 people or 15.9%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (202 people or 14.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 721 people in total or 52.7% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Playford employed 16.0% in Labourers; 15.1% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 11.3% 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 16.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (14.8% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (5.0% compared to 8.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (9.5% compared to 12.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Elizabeth Downs decreased by 224 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2011 and 2016 in Elizabeth Downs were for those employed as:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-53 persons)
  • Labourers (-50 persons)

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