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Parkside Ward

Occupation of employment

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

Parkside 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 Parkside 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
Parkside Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Managers
49114.614.649714.915.8-6
Professionals
1,34039.738.11,25837.836.2+82
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers2407.18.02928.88.2-52
Community and Personal Service Workers
2798.38.52878.68.5-9
Clerical and Administrative Workers
47914.213.643613.114.1+42
Sales Workers
2808.39.02898.79.2-9
Machinery Operators And Drivers
431.31.7662.01.9-24
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1574.75.01634.95.0-6
Inadequately described
662.01.6361.11.1+30

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, Parkside Ward: 14.6% Professionals, Parkside Ward: 39.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Parkside Ward: 7.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Parkside Ward: 8.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Parkside Ward: 14.2% Sales Workers, Parkside Ward: 8.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Parkside Ward: 1.3% Labourers, Parkside Ward: 4.7% Inadequately described, Parkside Ward: 2.0%
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, Parkside Ward: -6 Professionals, Parkside Ward: +82 Technicians and Trades Workers, Parkside Ward: -52 Community and Personal Service Workers, Parkside Ward: -9 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Parkside Ward: +42 Sales Workers, Parkside Ward: -9 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Parkside Ward: -24 Labourers, Parkside Ward: -6 Inadequately described, Parkside Ward: +30
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 Parkside Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,340 people or 39.7%)
  • Managers (491 people or 14.6%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (479 people or 14.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,310 people in total or 68.5% 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 difference between the jobs held by the population of Parkside Ward and the City of Unley was:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (39.7% compared to 38.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Parkside Ward increased by 50 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Parkside Ward were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+82 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-52 persons)