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Playford North Urban Renewal area

Occupation of employment

There were more labourers in Playford North Urban Renewal area in 2011 than any other occupation.

Playford North Urban Renewal area'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 Playford North Urban Renewal area'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
Playford North Urban Renewal area - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2006 to 2011
Managers
2396.08.81104.79.0+129
Professionals
2897.29.3974.18.6+192
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers59314.815.532814.015.6+265
Community and Personal Service Workers
48312.111.42339.910.0+250
Clerical and Administrative Workers
45711.413.623710.112.9+220
Sales Workers
41810.510.52139.110.1+205
Machinery Operators And Drivers
60315.111.934814.811.6+255
map this data in atlas.idLabourers80120.016.972030.720.1+82
Inadequately described
1172.92.1582.52.0+59

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, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 6.0% Professionals, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 7.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 14.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 12.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 11.4% Sales Workers, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 10.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 15.1% Labourers, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 20.0% Inadequately described, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 2.9%
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, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +129 Professionals, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +192 Technicians and Trades Workers, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +265 Community and Personal Service Workers, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +250 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +220 Sales Workers, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +205 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +255 Labourers, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +82 Inadequately described, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +59
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 Playford North Urban Renewal area in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (801 people or 20.0%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (603 people or 15.1%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (593 people or 14.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,997 people in total or 49.9% 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 Playford North Urban Renewal area and the City of Playford were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (20.0% compared to 16.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (15.1% compared to 11.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (6.0% compared to 8.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.4% compared to 13.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Playford North Urban Renewal area increased by 1,655 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Playford North Urban Renewal area were for those employed as:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+265 persons)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+255 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+250 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+220 persons)