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Local workers - Occupations - All industries

Within the City of Playford, the local workers have a similar proportion of Managers and Professionals compared to South Australia.

Occupation is a key component for evaluating the socio-economic status of the local workers and the skills required to work in each industry sector.

The occupations of the local worers in City of Playford will be influenced by factors including:

  • The economic base and employment opportunities available in City of Playford;
  • The age of the workforce;
  • The skill and qualification level required to enter an industry; and
  • The working and social aspirations of the population.

For a complete local workers analysis for City of Playford, view Occupations in conjunction with other indicators, such as Educational qualifications and Income.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2006 and 2011 – by place of work

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Local workers occupations
City of Playford - All industries20112006Change
Occupations
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Number%South Australia %Number%South Australia %2006 to 2011
Managers2,49911.512.72,55612.213.7-57
Professionals4,12819.119.93,37116.118.9+757
Technicians and Trades Workers2,47211.414.12,49011.914.1-18
Community and Personal Service Workers2,47611.410.61,9399.29.4+537
Clerical and Administrative Workers2,1049.714.61,9829.414.9+122
Sales Workers2,50711.69.72,31511.09.7+192
Machinery Operators And Drivers1,5447.16.31,6077.76.3-63
Labourers3,72417.211.04,54021.612.2-816
Inadequately described or not stated1950.91.01980.90.8-3

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Local workers occupations, 2011
Local workers occupations, 2011 Managers, South Australia: 12.7% Professionals, South Australia: 19.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, South Australia: 14.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, South Australia: 10.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, South Australia: 14.6% Sales Workers, South Australia: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, South Australia: 6.3% Labourers, South Australia: 11.0% Inadequately described or not stated, South Australia: 1.0% Managers, City of Playford: 11.5% Professionals, City of Playford: 19.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Playford: 11.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Playford: 11.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Playford: 9.7% Sales Workers, City of Playford: 11.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Playford: 7.1% Labourers, City of Playford: 17.2% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Playford: 0.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011
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Change in local workers occupations, 2006 to 2011
Change in local workers occupations, 2006 to 2011 Managers, City of Playford - All industries: -57 Professionals, City of Playford - All industries: +757 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Playford - All industries: -18 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Playford - All industries: +537 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Playford - All industries: +122 Sales Workers, City of Playford - All industries: +192 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Playford - All industries: -63 Labourers, City of Playford - All industries: -816 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Playford - All industries: -3
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the local workers in City of Playford in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (4,128 local workers or 19.1%)
  • Labourers (3,724 local workers or 17.2%)
  • Sales Workers (2,507 local workers or 11.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 10,359 people in total or 47.8% of the local workers .

In comparison, South Australia employed 19.9% as Professionals; 11.0% as Labourers; and 9.7% as Sales Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the local workers in the City of Playford and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Labourers (17.2% compared to 11.0%)
  • A larger percentage of local workers employed as Sales Workers (11.6% compared to 9.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (9.7% compared to 14.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of local workers employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (11.4% compared to 14.1%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the jobs held by the local workers in the City of Playford between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • Labourers (-816 local workers)
  • Professionals (+757 local workers)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+537 local workers)
  • Sales Workers (+192 local workers)

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