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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Black Forest in 2011 than any other occupation.

Black Forest'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 Black Forest'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
Black Forest - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Managers
12812.114.614114.415.8-13
Professionals
32130.338.128328.936.2+38
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers11711.08.0919.38.2+26
Community and Personal Service Workers
10610.08.5858.78.5+21
Clerical and Administrative Workers
17416.413.616817.114.1+6
Sales Workers
948.99.010210.49.2-8
Machinery Operators And Drivers
312.91.7323.31.9-1
map this data in atlas.idLabourers807.55.0666.75.0+14
Inadequately described
90.81.6121.21.1-3

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 Unley: 14.6% Professionals, City of Unley: 38.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Unley: 8.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Unley: 8.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Unley: 13.6% Sales Workers, City of Unley: 9.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Unley: 1.7% Labourers, City of Unley: 5.0% Inadequately described, City of Unley: 1.6% Managers, Black Forest: 12.1% Professionals, Black Forest: 30.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Black Forest: 11.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Black Forest: 10.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Black Forest: 16.4% Sales Workers, Black Forest: 8.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Black Forest: 2.9% Labourers, Black Forest: 7.5% Inadequately described, Black Forest: 0.8%
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, Black Forest: -13 Professionals, Black Forest: +38 Technicians and Trades Workers, Black Forest: +26 Community and Personal Service Workers, Black Forest: +21 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Black Forest: +6 Sales Workers, Black Forest: -8 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Black Forest: -1 Labourers, Black Forest: +14 Inadequately described, Black Forest: -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 Black Forest in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (321 people or 30.3%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (174 people or 16.4%)
  • Managers (128 people or 12.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 623 people in total or 58.8% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Unley employed 38.1% in Professionals; 13.6% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 14.6% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Black Forest and the City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (11.0% compared to 8.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (16.4% compared to 13.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (7.5% compared to 5.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (30.3% compared to 38.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Black Forest increased by 80 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Black Forest between 2006 and 2011.