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Playford North Urban Renewal area

Occupation of employment

There were more labourers in Playford North Urban Renewal area in 2016 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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Playford North Urban Renewal area - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Playford %Number%City of Playford %2011 to 2016
Managers
3416.88.92396.08.8+103
Professionals
3837.69.82887.29.3+95
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers72314.315.159214.815.5+131
Community and Personal Service Workers
78015.413.848212.111.4+297
Clerical and Administrative Workers
56911.312.445611.413.6+113
Sales Workers
52610.410.941810.510.5+108
Machinery Operators And Drivers
65613.011.360215.111.9+53
map this data in atlas.idLabourers98619.516.080120.016.9+185
Not stated or inadequately described
370.70.81162.92.1-79

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, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 6.8% Professionals, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 7.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 14.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 15.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 11.3% Sales Workers, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 10.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 13.0% Labourers, Playford North Urban Renewal area: 19.5%
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, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +103 Professionals, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +95 Technicians and Trades Workers, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +131 Community and Personal Service Workers, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +297 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +113 Sales Workers, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +108 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +53 Labourers, Playford North Urban Renewal area: +185
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 Playford North Urban Renewal area in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (986 people or 19.5%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (780 people or 15.4%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (723 people or 14.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,489 people in total or 49.3% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Playford employed 16.0% in Labourers; 13.8% in Community and Personal Service Workers; and 15.1% 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 (19.5% compared to 16.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (13.0% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (7.6% compared to 9.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (6.8% compared to 8.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Playford North Urban Renewal area increased by 1,056 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2011 and 2016 in Playford North Urban Renewal area were for those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+297 persons)
  • Labourers (+185 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+131 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+113 persons)

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