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Occupation of employment

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

Highett'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 Highett'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
Highett - Employed persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2006 to 2011
Managers
49315.320.639313.520.6+101
Professionals
93128.933.275926.132.1+173
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers37811.87.641014.18.0-32
Community and Personal Service Workers
2969.27.92398.27.2+56
Clerical and Administrative Workers
49415.413.746215.914.4+32
Sales Workers
3149.810.029410.110.4+20
Machinery Operators And Drivers
792.41.51103.81.8-32
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1675.23.12047.03.7-36
Inadequately described
662.02.4341.21.9+31

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, Highett: 15.3% Professionals, Highett: 28.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Highett: 11.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Highett: 9.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Highett: 15.4% Sales Workers, Highett: 9.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Highett: 2.4% Labourers, Highett: 5.2% Inadequately described, Highett: 2.0%
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, Highett: +101 Professionals, Highett: +173 Technicians and Trades Workers, Highett: -32 Community and Personal Service Workers, Highett: +56 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Highett: +32 Sales Workers, Highett: +20 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Highett: -32 Labourers, Highett: -36 Inadequately described, Highett: +31
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 Highett in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (931 people or 28.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (494 people or 15.4%)
  • Managers (493 people or 15.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,918 people in total or 59.6% of the employed resident population.

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

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Highett and City of Bayside were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (11.8% compared to 7.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (5.2% compared to 3.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (15.3% compared to 20.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (28.9% compared to 33.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Highett increased by 314 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+173 persons)
  • Managers (+101 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+56 persons)

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