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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Millswood in 2011 than any other occupation.

Millswood'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 Millswood'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
Millswood - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Managers
18316.914.618717.315.8-4
Professionals
45441.938.140637.636.2+48
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers827.68.0948.78.2-12
Community and Personal Service Workers
817.58.5868.08.5-5
Clerical and Administrative Workers
12711.713.614613.614.1-19
Sales Workers
968.89.01029.59.2-7
Machinery Operators And Drivers
100.91.7151.41.9-5
map this data in atlas.idLabourers343.25.0403.75.0-6
Inadequately described
171.51.630.31.1+14

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, Millswood: 16.9% Professionals, Millswood: 41.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Millswood: 7.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Millswood: 7.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Millswood: 11.7% Sales Workers, Millswood: 8.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Millswood: 0.9% Labourers, Millswood: 3.2% Inadequately described, Millswood: 1.5%
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, Millswood: -4 Professionals, Millswood: +48 Technicians and Trades Workers, Millswood: -12 Community and Personal Service Workers, Millswood: -5 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Millswood: -19 Sales Workers, Millswood: -7 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Millswood: -5 Labourers, Millswood: -6 Inadequately described, Millswood: +14
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 Millswood in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (454 people or 41.9%)
  • Managers (183 people or 16.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (127 people or 11.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 764 people in total or 70.4% of the employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (41.9% compared to 38.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (16.9% compared to 14.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.7% compared to 13.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (3.2% compared to 5.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Millswood increased by 5 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Millswood between 2006 and 2011.