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Unley Park Ward

Occupation of employment

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

Unley Park 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 Unley Park 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
Unley Park Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Managers
51217.014.657419.115.8-62
Professionals
1,23641.038.11,18939.636.2+46
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1745.88.01725.78.2+2
Community and Personal Service Workers
2277.58.52036.88.5+24
Clerical and Administrative Workers
38412.713.639813.314.1-14
Sales Workers
2899.69.02919.79.2-2
Machinery Operators And Drivers
240.81.7431.41.9-19
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1053.55.0973.25.0+8
Inadequately described
622.01.6331.11.1+28

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 Ward: 17.0% Professionals, Unley Park Ward: 41.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Unley Park Ward: 5.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Unley Park Ward: 7.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Unley Park Ward: 12.7% Sales Workers, Unley Park Ward: 9.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Unley Park Ward: 0.8% Labourers, Unley Park Ward: 3.5% Inadequately described, Unley Park 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, Unley Park Ward: -62 Professionals, Unley Park Ward: +46 Technicians and Trades Workers, Unley Park Ward: +2 Community and Personal Service Workers, Unley Park Ward: +24 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Unley Park Ward: -14 Sales Workers, Unley Park Ward: -2 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Unley Park Ward: -19 Labourers, Unley Park Ward: +8 Inadequately described, Unley Park Ward: +28
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 Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,236 people or 41.0%)
  • Managers (512 people or 17.0%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (384 people or 12.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,132 people in total or 70.8% 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 Ward and the City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (41.0% compared to 38.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (17.0% compared to 14.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (5.8% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (3.5% compared to 5.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Unley Park Ward increased by 11 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Managers (-62 persons)