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Surrey Downs

Occupation of employment

There were more clerical and administrative workers in Surrey Downs in 2016 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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Surrey Downs - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2011 to 2016
Managers
17110.010.51347.510.5+37
Professionals
28616.819.025014.018.3+36
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers27616.215.330917.316.2-33
Community and Personal Service Workers
23413.712.219711.010.7+37
Clerical and Administrative Workers
30617.916.836520.418.3-59
Sales Workers
1488.710.420211.310.8-54
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1197.05.51236.95.4-4
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1458.58.918410.38.6-39
Not stated or inadequately described
50.30.5241.31.3-19

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, Surrey Downs: 10.0% Professionals, Surrey Downs: 16.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Surrey Downs: 16.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Surrey Downs: 13.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Surrey Downs: 17.9% Sales Workers, Surrey Downs: 8.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Surrey Downs: 7.0% Labourers, Surrey Downs: 8.5%
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, Surrey Downs: +37 Professionals, Surrey Downs: +36 Technicians and Trades Workers, Surrey Downs: -33 Community and Personal Service Workers, Surrey Downs: +37 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Surrey Downs: -59 Sales Workers, Surrey Downs: -54 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Surrey Downs: -4 Labourers, Surrey Downs: -39
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 Surrey Downs in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (306 people or 17.9%)
  • Professionals (286 people or 16.8%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (276 people or 16.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 868 people in total or 50.9% of the employed resident population.

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

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 Machinery Operators And Drivers (7.0% compared to 5.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (13.7% compared to 12.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (16.8% compared to 19.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (8.7% compared to 10.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Surrey Downs decreased by 82 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2011 and 2016 in Surrey Downs were for those employed as:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-59 persons)
  • Sales Workers (-54 persons)

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