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Surrey Downs

Occupation of employment

There were more clerical and administrative workers in Surrey Downs in 2011 than any other occupation.

Surrey Downs'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 Surrey Downs'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
Surrey Downs - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Managers
1347.510.51438.010.9-9
Professionals
25014.018.321712.217.0+33
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers30917.316.232718.416.3-18
Community and Personal Service Workers
19711.010.71709.59.6+27
Clerical and Administrative Workers
36520.418.336620.518.5-1
Sales Workers
20211.310.819911.211.1+3
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1236.95.41357.65.7-12
map this data in atlas.idLabourers18410.38.619811.19.5-14
Inadequately described
241.31.3271.51.5-3

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 Tea Tree Gully: 10.5% Professionals, City of Tea Tree Gully: 18.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Tea Tree Gully: 16.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Tea Tree Gully: 10.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Tea Tree Gully: 18.3% Sales Workers, City of Tea Tree Gully: 10.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Tea Tree Gully: 5.4% Labourers, City of Tea Tree Gully: 8.6% Inadequately described, City of Tea Tree Gully: 1.3% Managers, Surrey Downs: 7.5% Professionals, Surrey Downs: 14.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Surrey Downs: 17.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Surrey Downs: 11.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Surrey Downs: 20.4% Sales Workers, Surrey Downs: 11.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Surrey Downs: 6.9% Labourers, Surrey Downs: 10.3% Inadequately described, Surrey Downs: 1.3%
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, Surrey Downs: -9 Professionals, Surrey Downs: +33 Technicians and Trades Workers, Surrey Downs: -18 Community and Personal Service Workers, Surrey Downs: +27 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Surrey Downs: -1 Sales Workers, Surrey Downs: +3 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Surrey Downs: -12 Labourers, Surrey Downs: -14 Inadequately described, Surrey Downs: -3
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 Surrey Downs in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (365 people or 20.4%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (309 people or 17.3%)
  • Professionals (250 people or 14.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 924 people in total or 51.7% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Tea Tree Gully employed 18.3% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; 16.2% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 18.3% in Professionals.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (20.4% compared to 18.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (10.3% compared to 8.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (14.0% compared to 18.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (7.5% compared to 10.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Surrey Downs increased by 6 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Surrey Downs between 2006 and 2011.