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Brighton East

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Brighton East in 2011 than any other occupation.

Brighton East'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 Brighton East'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
Brighton East - Employed persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Managers
1,48020.420.61,44420.620.6+36
Professionals
2,48534.333.22,35233.532.1+133
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers5167.17.65117.38.0+5
Community and Personal Service Workers
5587.77.94907.07.2+67
Clerical and Administrative Workers
96513.313.799314.114.4-28
Sales Workers
73410.110.074310.610.4-9
Machinery Operators And Drivers
781.11.51131.61.8-36
map this data in atlas.idLabourers2293.23.12032.93.7+26
Inadequately described
1992.82.41702.41.9+30

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, Brighton East: 20.4% Professionals, Brighton East: 34.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Brighton East: 7.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Brighton East: 7.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Brighton East: 13.3% Sales Workers, Brighton East: 10.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Brighton East: 1.1% Labourers, Brighton East: 3.2% Inadequately described, Brighton East: 2.8%
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, Brighton East: +36 Professionals, Brighton East: +133 Technicians and Trades Workers, Brighton East: +5 Community and Personal Service Workers, Brighton East: +67 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Brighton East: -28 Sales Workers, Brighton East: -9 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Brighton East: -36 Labourers, Brighton East: +26 Inadequately described, Brighton East: +30
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 Brighton East in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (2,485 people or 34.3%)
  • Managers (1,480 people or 20.4%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (965 people or 13.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,930 people in total or 68.1% 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.

The major difference between the jobs held by the population of Brighton East and City of Bayside was:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (34.3% compared to 33.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Brighton East increased by 225 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Brighton East were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+133 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+67 persons)

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