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There were more professionals in Hampton in 2011 than any other occupation.

Hampton'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 Hampton'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
Hampton - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Managers
1,27321.520.61,14120.520.6+132
Professionals
2,00834.033.21,83733.032.1+172
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers4086.97.64548.28.0-46
Community and Personal Service Workers
5018.57.94007.27.2+101
Clerical and Administrative Workers
80713.613.777113.914.4+36
Sales Workers
5439.210.05399.710.4+5
Machinery Operators And Drivers
711.21.5951.71.8-24
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1562.63.12193.93.7-64
Inadequately described
1472.52.41051.91.9+42

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, Hampton: 21.5% Professionals, Hampton: 34.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Hampton: 6.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Hampton: 8.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hampton: 13.6% Sales Workers, Hampton: 9.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hampton: 1.2% Labourers, Hampton: 2.6% Inadequately described, Hampton: 2.5%
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, Hampton: +132 Professionals, Hampton: +172 Technicians and Trades Workers, Hampton: -46 Community and Personal Service Workers, Hampton: +101 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hampton: +36 Sales Workers, Hampton: +5 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hampton: -24 Labourers, Hampton: -64 Inadequately described, Hampton: +42
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 Hampton in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (2,008 people or 34.0%)
  • Managers (1,273 people or 21.5%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (807 people or 13.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,088 people in total or 69.1% 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.

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

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Hampton increased by 353 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+172 persons)
  • Managers (+132 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+101 persons)
  • Labourers (-64 persons)