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Goodwood South Ward

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Goodwood South Ward in 2011 than any other occupation.

Goodwood South Ward'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 Goodwood South Ward'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
Goodwood South Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Managers
40713.114.643414.515.8-28
Professionals
1,03333.338.189129.836.2+142
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers32810.68.030710.38.2+21
Community and Personal Service Workers
31510.28.52749.28.5+41
Clerical and Administrative Workers
45014.513.646415.514.1-13
Sales Workers
2919.49.031710.69.2-27
Machinery Operators And Drivers
772.51.7792.61.9-2
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1785.75.01796.05.0-1
Inadequately described
230.71.6421.41.1-19

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, Goodwood South Ward: 13.1% Professionals, Goodwood South Ward: 33.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Goodwood South Ward: 10.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Goodwood South Ward: 10.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Goodwood South Ward: 14.5% Sales Workers, Goodwood South Ward: 9.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Goodwood South Ward: 2.5% Labourers, Goodwood South Ward: 5.7% Inadequately described, Goodwood South Ward: 0.7%
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, Goodwood South Ward: -28 Professionals, Goodwood South Ward: +142 Technicians and Trades Workers, Goodwood South Ward: +21 Community and Personal Service Workers, Goodwood South Ward: +41 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Goodwood South Ward: -13 Sales Workers, Goodwood South Ward: -27 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Goodwood South Ward: -2 Labourers, Goodwood South Ward: -1 Inadequately described, Goodwood South Ward: -19
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 Goodwood South Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,033 people or 33.3%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (450 people or 14.5%)
  • Managers (407 people or 13.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,890 people in total or 60.9% 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 Goodwood South Ward and the City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (10.6% compared to 8.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (10.2% compared to 8.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (33.3% compared to 38.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (13.1% compared to 14.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Goodwood South Ward increased by 115 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Goodwood South Ward was for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+142 persons)