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Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park

Occupation of employment

There were more managers in Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park in 2011 than any other occupation.

Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park'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 Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park'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
Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Managers
9518.58.811020.69.0-15
Professionals
305.99.3427.88.6-12
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers8817.115.59017.015.6-3
Community and Personal Service Workers
356.911.4285.210.0+8
Clerical and Administrative Workers
6913.413.67213.512.9-3
Sales Workers
448.510.5478.910.1-4
Machinery Operators And Drivers
6212.211.9458.411.6+18
map this data in atlas.idLabourers7214.116.98115.220.1-9
Inadequately described
183.52.1173.32.00

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, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 18.5% Professionals, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 5.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 17.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 6.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 13.4% Sales Workers, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 8.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 12.2% Labourers, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 14.1% Inadequately described, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 3.5%
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, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -15 Professionals, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -12 Technicians and Trades Workers, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -3 Community and Personal Service Workers, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: +8 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -3 Sales Workers, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -4 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: +18 Labourers, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: -9 Inadequately described, Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park: 0
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 Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (95 people or 18.5%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (88 people or 17.1%)
  • Labourers (72 people or 14.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 255 people in total or 49.7% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Playford employed 8.8% in Managers; 15.5% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 16.9% in Labourers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (18.5% compared to 8.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (6.9% compared to 11.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (5.9% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (14.1% compared to 16.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park decreased by 20 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Penfield - Penfield Gardens - MacDonald Park between 2006 and 2011.