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Occupation of employment

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

Unley 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 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 Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Managers
46715.214.648115.915.8-15
Professionals
1,19839.038.11,12737.236.2+71
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers2307.58.02387.88.2-8
Community and Personal Service Workers
2458.08.52859.48.5-40
Clerical and Administrative Workers
41913.713.643314.314.1-14
Sales Workers
2748.99.02718.99.2+3
Machinery Operators And Drivers
311.01.7431.41.9-12
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1514.95.01364.55.0+15
Inadequately described
541.71.6190.61.1+34

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 Ward: 15.2% Professionals, Unley Ward: 39.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Unley Ward: 7.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Unley Ward: 8.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Unley Ward: 13.7% Sales Workers, Unley Ward: 8.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Unley Ward: 1.0% Labourers, Unley Ward: 4.9% Inadequately described, Unley Ward: 1.7%
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, Unley Ward: -15 Professionals, Unley Ward: +71 Technicians and Trades Workers, Unley Ward: -8 Community and Personal Service Workers, Unley Ward: -40 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Unley Ward: -14 Sales Workers, Unley Ward: +3 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Unley Ward: -12 Labourers, Unley Ward: +15 Inadequately described, Unley Ward: +34
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 Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,198 people or 39.0%)
  • Managers (467 people or 15.2%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (419 people or 13.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,084 people in total or 67.9% 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.

There were no major differences between Unley Ward and City of Unley in 2011.

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Unley Ward increased by 35 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+71 persons)