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Ridgehaven

Occupation of employment

There were more technicians and trades workers in Ridgehaven in 2016 than any other occupation.

Ridgehaven'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 Ridgehaven'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
Ridgehaven - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Managers
1488.510.51358.010.5+13
Professionals
29917.219.026915.918.3+30
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers30817.715.330418.016.2+4
Community and Personal Service Workers
22613.012.217410.310.7+52
Clerical and Administrative Workers
27215.616.829017.118.3-18
Sales Workers
18210.410.41679.910.8+15
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1227.05.51599.45.4-37
map this data in atlas.idLabourers17710.28.917810.58.6-1
Not stated or inadequately described
0--0.5160.91.3-16

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 Tea Tree Gully: 10.5% Professionals, City of Tea Tree Gully: 19.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Tea Tree Gully: 15.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Tea Tree Gully: 12.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Tea Tree Gully: 16.8% Sales Workers, City of Tea Tree Gully: 10.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.5% Labourers, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.9% Managers, Ridgehaven: 8.5% Professionals, Ridgehaven: 17.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Ridgehaven: 17.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Ridgehaven: 13.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Ridgehaven: 15.6% Sales Workers, Ridgehaven: 10.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Ridgehaven: 7.0% Labourers, Ridgehaven: 10.2%
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, Ridgehaven: +13 Professionals, Ridgehaven: +30 Technicians and Trades Workers, Ridgehaven: +4 Community and Personal Service Workers, Ridgehaven: +52 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Ridgehaven: -18 Sales Workers, Ridgehaven: +15 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Ridgehaven: -37 Labourers, Ridgehaven: -1
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 Ridgehaven in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (308 people or 17.7%)
  • Professionals (299 people or 17.2%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (272 people or 15.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 879 people in total or 50.4% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Tea Tree Gully employed 15.3% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 19.0% in Professionals; and 16.8% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Ridgehaven and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (17.7% compared to 15.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (7.0% compared to 5.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (8.5% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (17.2% compared to 19.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Ridgehaven increased by 51 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the occupations of residents between 2011 and 2016 in Ridgehaven was for those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+52 persons)

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