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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Black Rock in 2011 than any other occupation.

Black Rock'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 Black Rock'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
Black Rock - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Managers
57720.420.661621.720.6-39
Professionals
92332.633.283129.432.1+92
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers2107.47.62278.08.0-17
Community and Personal Service Workers
2388.47.92217.87.2+17
Clerical and Administrative Workers
40014.213.744615.714.4-45
Sales Workers
2699.510.029310.410.4-24
Machinery Operators And Drivers
210.71.5391.41.8-19
map this data in atlas.idLabourers883.13.1943.33.7-6
Inadequately described
1043.72.4642.31.9+40

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 Bayside: 20.6% Professionals, City of Bayside: 33.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Bayside: 7.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Bayside: 7.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Bayside: 13.7% Sales Workers, City of Bayside: 10.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Bayside: 1.5% Labourers, City of Bayside: 3.1% Inadequately described, City of Bayside: 2.4% Managers, Black Rock: 20.4% Professionals, Black Rock: 32.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Black Rock: 7.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Black Rock: 8.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Black Rock: 14.2% Sales Workers, Black Rock: 9.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Black Rock: 0.7% Labourers, Black Rock: 3.1% Inadequately described, Black Rock: 3.7%
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, Black Rock: -39 Professionals, Black Rock: +92 Technicians and Trades Workers, Black Rock: -17 Community and Personal Service Workers, Black Rock: +17 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Black Rock: -45 Sales Workers, Black Rock: -24 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Black Rock: -19 Labourers, Black Rock: -6 Inadequately described, Black Rock: +40
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 Black Rock in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (923 people or 32.6%)
  • Managers (577 people or 20.4%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (400 people or 14.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,900 people in total or 67.2% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Bayside employed 33.2% in Professionals; 20.6% in Managers; and 13.7% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

There were no major differences between Black Rock and City of Bayside in 2011.

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Black Rock decreased by 2 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+92 persons)