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Drumminor Ward

Occupation of employment

There were more clerical and administrative workers in Drumminor Ward in 2011 than any other occupation.

Drumminor Ward'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 Drumminor Ward'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
Drumminor Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Managers
6338.510.56999.110.9-66
Professionals
1,27217.118.31,19115.517.0+81
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,27517.116.21,36317.716.3-88
Community and Personal Service Workers
80010.710.77459.79.6+55
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,36718.318.31,47619.218.5-109
Sales Workers
79010.610.882210.711.1-32
Machinery Operators And Drivers
4956.65.45016.55.7-6
map this data in atlas.idLabourers76010.28.677510.19.5-15
Inadequately described
670.91.31081.41.5-41

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, Drumminor Ward: 8.5% Professionals, Drumminor Ward: 17.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Drumminor Ward: 17.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Drumminor Ward: 10.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Drumminor Ward: 18.3% Sales Workers, Drumminor Ward: 10.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Drumminor Ward: 6.6% Labourers, Drumminor Ward: 10.2% Inadequately described, Drumminor Ward: 0.9%
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, Drumminor Ward: -66 Professionals, Drumminor Ward: +81 Technicians and Trades Workers, Drumminor Ward: -88 Community and Personal Service Workers, Drumminor Ward: +55 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Drumminor Ward: -109 Sales Workers, Drumminor Ward: -32 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Drumminor Ward: -6 Labourers, Drumminor Ward: -15 Inadequately described, Drumminor Ward: -41
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 Drumminor Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,367 people or 18.3%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,275 people or 17.1%)
  • Professionals (1,272 people or 17.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,914 people in total or 52.5% 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 Drumminor Ward and the City of Tea Tree Gully were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (10.2% compared to 8.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (6.6% compared to 5.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (8.5% compared to 10.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (17.1% compared to 18.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Drumminor Ward decreased by 221 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Drumminor Ward were for those employed as:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-109 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-88 persons)
  • Professionals (+81 persons)
  • Managers (-66 persons)