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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Unley Park in 2011 than any other occupation.

Unley Park'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 Unley Park'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
Unley Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Managers
13819.314.614720.715.8-9
Professionals
28539.938.126236.836.2+23
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers354.98.0395.58.2-4
Community and Personal Service Workers
476.68.5537.58.5-6
Clerical and Administrative Workers
9713.613.68912.514.1+8
Sales Workers
618.59.07911.19.2-18
Machinery Operators And Drivers
71.01.7121.71.9-5
map this data in atlas.idLabourers202.85.0182.55.0+2
Inadequately described
253.51.6121.71.1+13

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, Unley Park: 19.3% Professionals, Unley Park: 39.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Unley Park: 4.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Unley Park: 6.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Unley Park: 13.6% Sales Workers, Unley Park: 8.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Unley Park: 1.0% Labourers, Unley Park: 2.8% Inadequately described, Unley Park: 3.5%
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, Unley Park: -9 Professionals, Unley Park: +23 Technicians and Trades Workers, Unley Park: -4 Community and Personal Service Workers, Unley Park: -6 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Unley Park: +8 Sales Workers, Unley Park: -18 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Unley Park: -5 Labourers, Unley Park: +2 Inadequately described, Unley Park: +13
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 Unley Park in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (285 people or 39.9%)
  • Managers (138 people or 19.3%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (97 people or 13.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 520 people in total or 72.7% 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 Unley Park and the City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (19.3% compared to 14.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (4.9% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (2.8% compared to 5.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (6.6% compared to 8.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Unley Park increased by 4 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Unley Park between 2006 and 2011.