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Water Gully Ward

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Water Gully Ward in 2011 than any other occupation.

Water Gully 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 Water Gully 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
Water Gully Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Tea Tree Gully %Number%City of Tea Tree Gully %2006 to 2011
Managers
88911.210.595211.710.9-63
Professionals
1,74322.018.31,62720.017.0+116
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,27316.016.21,29515.916.3-22
Community and Personal Service Workers
7819.810.77158.89.6+66
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,42217.918.31,49018.318.5-68
Sales Workers
7849.910.888710.911.1-103
Machinery Operators And Drivers
3514.45.44085.05.7-57
map this data in atlas.idLabourers6107.78.66558.09.5-46
Inadequately described
831.01.31161.41.5-33

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, Water Gully Ward: 11.2% Professionals, Water Gully Ward: 22.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Water Gully Ward: 16.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Water Gully Ward: 9.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Water Gully Ward: 17.9% Sales Workers, Water Gully Ward: 9.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Water Gully Ward: 4.4% Labourers, Water Gully Ward: 7.7% Inadequately described, Water Gully Ward: 1.0%
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, Water Gully Ward: -63 Professionals, Water Gully Ward: +116 Technicians and Trades Workers, Water Gully Ward: -22 Community and Personal Service Workers, Water Gully Ward: +66 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Water Gully Ward: -68 Sales Workers, Water Gully Ward: -103 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Water Gully Ward: -57 Labourers, Water Gully Ward: -46 Inadequately described, Water Gully Ward: -33
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 Water Gully Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,743 people or 22.0%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,422 people or 17.9%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,273 people or 16.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,438 people in total or 55.9% of the employed resident population.

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

The major difference between the jobs held by the population of Water Gully Ward and the City of Tea Tree Gully was:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (22.0% compared to 18.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Water Gully Ward decreased by 210 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+116 persons)
  • Sales Workers (-103 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-68 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+66 persons)