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Forestville

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Forestville in 2016 than any other occupation.

Forestville'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 Forestville'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
Forestville - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2011 to 2016
Managers
10514.315.410513.414.60
Professionals
26235.738.526734.038.1-5
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers567.67.5729.28.0-16
Community and Personal Service Workers
8511.69.8759.68.5+10
Clerical and Administrative Workers
9913.512.412115.413.6-22
Sales Workers
618.38.6617.89.00
Machinery Operators And Drivers
152.01.6273.41.7-12
map this data in atlas.idLabourers364.94.9536.85.0-17
Not stated or inadequately described
0--0.540.51.6-4

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 Unley: 15.4% Professionals, City of Unley: 38.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Unley: 7.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Unley: 9.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Unley: 12.4% Sales Workers, City of Unley: 8.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Unley: 1.6% Labourers, City of Unley: 4.9% Managers, Forestville: 14.3% Professionals, Forestville: 35.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Forestville: 7.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Forestville: 11.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Forestville: 13.5% Sales Workers, Forestville: 8.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Forestville: 2.0% Labourers, Forestville: 4.9%
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, Forestville: 0 Professionals, Forestville: -5 Technicians and Trades Workers, Forestville: -16 Community and Personal Service Workers, Forestville: +10 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Forestville: -22 Sales Workers, Forestville: 0 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Forestville: -12 Labourers, Forestville: -17
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 Forestville in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (262 people or 35.7%)
  • Managers (105 people or 14.3%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (99 people or 13.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 466 people in total or 63.6% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Unley employed 38.5% in Professionals; 15.4% in Managers; and 12.4% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (11.6% compared to 9.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (13.5% compared to 12.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (35.7% compared to 38.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (14.3% compared to 15.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Forestville decreased by 52 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in Forestville between 2011 and 2016.

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