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Myrtle Bank

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Myrtle Bank in 2011 than any other occupation.

Myrtle Bank'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 Myrtle Bank'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
Myrtle Bank - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Managers
16714.414.618916.815.8-22
Professionals
46840.438.144739.836.2+21
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1018.78.0635.68.2+38
Community and Personal Service Workers
897.78.5847.58.5+5
Clerical and Administrative Workers
14512.513.616815.014.1-23
Sales Workers
12510.89.0928.29.2+33
Machinery Operators And Drivers
141.21.7272.41.9-13
map this data in atlas.idLabourers453.95.0464.15.0-1
Inadequately described
40.31.660.51.1-2

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, Myrtle Bank: 14.4% Professionals, Myrtle Bank: 40.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Myrtle Bank: 8.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Myrtle Bank: 7.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Myrtle Bank: 12.5% Sales Workers, Myrtle Bank: 10.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Myrtle Bank: 1.2% Labourers, Myrtle Bank: 3.9% Inadequately described, Myrtle Bank: 0.3%
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, Myrtle Bank: -22 Professionals, Myrtle Bank: +21 Technicians and Trades Workers, Myrtle Bank: +38 Community and Personal Service Workers, Myrtle Bank: +5 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Myrtle Bank: -23 Sales Workers, Myrtle Bank: +33 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Myrtle Bank: -13 Labourers, Myrtle Bank: -1 Inadequately described, Myrtle Bank: -2
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 Myrtle Bank in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (468 people or 40.4%)
  • Managers (167 people or 14.4%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (145 people or 12.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 780 people in total or 67.4% 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 Myrtle Bank and the City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (40.4% compared to 38.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (10.8% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (3.9% compared to 5.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (12.5% compared to 13.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Myrtle Bank increased by 36 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Myrtle Bank between 2006 and 2011.