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Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park

Occupation of employment

There were more managers in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park in 2011 than any other occupation.

Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland 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 Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland 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
Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Managers
32728.28.832033.59.0+7
Professionals
766.69.3586.18.6+18
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers13811.915.512613.215.6+12
Community and Personal Service Workers
665.711.4495.110.0+17
Clerical and Administrative Workers
16414.113.69810.212.9+66
Sales Workers
988.410.5667.010.1+32
Machinery Operators And Drivers
12210.511.911111.611.6+11
map this data in atlas.idLabourers14912.816.911412.020.1+35
Inadequately described
201.72.1131.42.0+7

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, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 28.2% Professionals, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 6.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 11.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 5.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 14.1% Sales Workers, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 8.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 10.5% Labourers, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 12.8% Inadequately described, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: 1.7%
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, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +7 Professionals, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +18 Technicians and Trades Workers, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +12 Community and Personal Service Workers, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +17 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +66 Sales Workers, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +32 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +11 Labourers, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +35 Inadequately described, Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park: +7
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 Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (327 people or 28.2%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (164 people or 14.1%)
  • Labourers (149 people or 12.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 640 people in total or 55.2% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Playford employed 8.8% in Managers; 13.6% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 16.9% in Labourers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (28.2% compared to 8.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (5.7% compared to 11.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (12.8% compared to 16.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (11.9% compared to 15.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park increased by 206 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Virginia - Waterloo Corner - Buckland Park was for those employed as:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+66 persons)