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Eastern Region Alliance area

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Eastern Region Alliance area in 2011 than any other occupation.

Eastern Region Alliance area'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 Eastern Region Alliance area'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
Eastern Region Alliance area - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Unley %Number%City of Unley %2006 to 2011
Managers
17,70112.614.618,02313.115.8-322
Professionals
39,62128.138.137,00626.836.2+2,615
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers16,70211.88.016,88412.28.2-182
Community and Personal Service Workers
13,5649.68.512,1748.88.5+1,390
Clerical and Administrative Workers
22,46815.913.622,41016.314.1+58
Sales Workers
13,9899.99.013,98210.19.2+7
Machinery Operators And Drivers
5,0503.61.75,2433.81.9-193
map this data in atlas.idLabourers9,9157.05.010,2457.45.0-330
Inadequately described
2,0271.41.61,9071.41.1+120

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, Eastern Region Alliance area: 12.6% Professionals, Eastern Region Alliance area: 28.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Eastern Region Alliance area: 11.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Eastern Region Alliance area: 9.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Eastern Region Alliance area: 15.9% Sales Workers, Eastern Region Alliance area: 9.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Eastern Region Alliance area: 3.6% Labourers, Eastern Region Alliance area: 7.0% Inadequately described, Eastern Region Alliance area: 1.4%
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, Eastern Region Alliance area: -322 Professionals, Eastern Region Alliance area: +2,615 Technicians and Trades Workers, Eastern Region Alliance area: -182 Community and Personal Service Workers, Eastern Region Alliance area: +1,390 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Eastern Region Alliance area: +58 Sales Workers, Eastern Region Alliance area: +7 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Eastern Region Alliance area: -193 Labourers, Eastern Region Alliance area: -330 Inadequately described, Eastern Region Alliance area: +120
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 Eastern Region Alliance area in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (39,621 people or 28.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (22,468 people or 15.9%)
  • Managers (17,701 people or 12.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 79,790 people in total or 56.6% 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 Eastern Region Alliance area and the City of Unley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (11.8% compared to 8.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (15.9% compared to 13.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (28.1% compared to 38.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (12.6% compared to 14.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Eastern Region Alliance area increased by 3,163 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Eastern Region Alliance area were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+2,615 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,390 persons)
  • Labourers (-330 persons)
  • Managers (-322 persons)