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Occupation of employment

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

Elizabeth East'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 East'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 East - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Managers
685.28.8725.39.0-4
Professionals
1058.09.31087.98.6-3
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers20015.215.520715.115.6-7
Community and Personal Service Workers
15511.811.414710.710.0+8
Clerical and Administrative Workers
16912.913.618213.312.9-13
Sales Workers
13610.310.514010.210.1-4
Machinery Operators And Drivers
20115.311.916812.211.6+33
map this data in atlas.idLabourers25719.516.930722.320.1-50
Inadequately described
241.82.1423.12.0-18

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 East: 5.2% Professionals, Elizabeth East: 8.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Elizabeth East: 15.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Elizabeth East: 11.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Elizabeth East: 12.9% Sales Workers, Elizabeth East: 10.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Elizabeth East: 15.3% Labourers, Elizabeth East: 19.5% Inadequately described, Elizabeth East: 1.8%
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 East: -4 Professionals, Elizabeth East: -3 Technicians and Trades Workers, Elizabeth East: -7 Community and Personal Service Workers, Elizabeth East: +8 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Elizabeth East: -13 Sales Workers, Elizabeth East: -4 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Elizabeth East: +33 Labourers, Elizabeth East: -50 Inadequately described, Elizabeth East: -18
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 East in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (257 people or 19.5%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (201 people or 15.3%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (200 people or 15.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 658 people in total or 50.0% of the employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (15.3% compared to 11.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (19.5% compared to 16.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (5.2% compared to 8.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (8.0% compared to 9.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Elizabeth East decreased by 58 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Elizabeth East was for those employed as:

  • Labourers (-50 persons)