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Resident workers - Occupations of employment

There are more resident workers professionals in the City of Port Adelaide Enfield than any other occupation.

Occupations are a key component in evaluating the knowledge, experience and skill-levels that industry can draw upon locally. It should be viewed with other indicators, such as Age structure, Qualifications, and Income for a comprehensive analysis of City of Port Adelaide Enfield's local resident workers.

When comparing the occupations of local resident workers with local workers, Occupation data indicates whether an economy draws on the skills offered by its own residents or relies on a different set of skills imported from elsewhere in the region.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) – Census 2011 and 2016 – by usual residence

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Resident workers occupations
City of Port Adelaide Enfield 20162011Change
Occupations
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Number%South Australia%Number%South Australia%2011 to 2016
Managers5,1179.812.64,5379.212.6+580
Professionals10,79720.720.39,56319.419.6+1,234
Technicians and Trades Workers7,01713.413.47,01614.314.1+1
Community and Personal Service Workers6,66112.712.05,54211.310.5+1,119
Clerical and Administrative Workers7,11013.613.37,27314.814.4-163
Sales Workers4,7359.19.64,3638.99.6+372
Machinery Operators And Drivers3,4856.76.13,6637.46.4-178
Labourers6,44112.311.16,25712.711.1+184
Inadequately described or not stated9071.71.51,0032.01.6-96

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Resident workers occupations, 2016
Resident workers occupations, 2016 Managers, South Australia : 12.6% Professionals, South Australia : 20.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, South Australia : 13.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, South Australia : 12.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, South Australia : 13.3% Sales Workers, South Australia : 9.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, South Australia : 6.1% Labourers, South Australia : 11.1% Inadequately described or not stated, South Australia : 1.5% Managers, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: 9.8% Professionals, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: 20.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: 13.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: 12.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: 13.6% Sales Workers, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: 9.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: 6.7% Labourers, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: 12.3% Inadequately described or not stated, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: 1.7%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016
Change in resident workers occupations, 2011 to 2016 Managers, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: +580 Professionals, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: +1,234 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: +1 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: +1,119 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: -163 Sales Workers, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: +372 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: -178 Labourers, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: +184 Inadequately described or not stated, City of Port Adelaide Enfield - All industries: -96
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016
Compiled and presented in economy.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

An analysis of the jobs held by the resident workers in City of Port Adelaide Enfield in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (10,797 people or 20.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (7,110 people or 13.6%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (7,017 people or 13.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 24,924 people in total or 47.7% of the resident workers .

In comparison, South Australia employed 20.3% in Professionals; 13.3% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 13.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the resident workers of the City of Port Adelaide Enfield and South Australia were:

  • A larger percentage of resident workers employed as Labourers (12.3% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of resident workers employed as Managers (9.8% compared to 12.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of people in the resident workers ] in City of Port Adelaide Enfield increased by 3,053 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of the resident workers between 2011 and 2016 in the City of Port Adelaide Enfield were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+1,234 people)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,119 people)
  • Managers (+580 people)
  • Sales Workers (+372 people)

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