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Highett Activity Centre

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Highett Activity Centre in 2016 than any other occupation.

Highett Activity Centre'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 Activity Centre'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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Highett Activity Centre - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Bayside %Number%City of Bayside %2011 to 2016
Managers
24417.322.417213.920.6+72
Professionals
41129.233.734327.633.2+69
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1359.66.914511.77.6-10
Community and Personal Service Workers
1379.88.612810.37.9+9
Clerical and Administrative Workers
20414.512.819315.613.7+11
Sales Workers
15911.49.612310.010.0+36
Machinery Operators And Drivers
392.81.4252.11.5+14
map this data in atlas.idLabourers674.83.1856.93.1-18
Not stated or inadequately described
40.30.5241.92.4-20

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

Occupation of employment, 2016
Occupation of employment, 2016 Managers, City of Bayside: 22.4% Professionals, City of Bayside: 33.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Bayside: 6.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Bayside: 8.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Bayside: 12.8% Sales Workers, City of Bayside: 9.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Bayside: 1.4% Labourers, City of Bayside: 3.1% Managers, Highett Activity Centre: 17.3% Professionals, Highett Activity Centre: 29.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Highett Activity Centre: 9.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Highett Activity Centre: 9.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Highett Activity Centre: 14.5% Sales Workers, Highett Activity Centre: 11.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Highett Activity Centre: 2.8% Labourers, Highett Activity Centre: 4.8%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016 Managers, Highett Activity Centre: +72 Professionals, Highett Activity Centre: +69 Technicians and Trades Workers, Highett Activity Centre: -10 Community and Personal Service Workers, Highett Activity Centre: +9 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Highett Activity Centre: +11 Sales Workers, Highett Activity Centre: +36 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Highett Activity Centre: +14 Labourers, Highett Activity Centre: -18
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Activity Centre in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (411 people or 29.2%)
  • Managers (244 people or 17.3%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (204 people or 14.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 859 people in total or 61.1% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Bayside employed 33.7% in Professionals; 22.4% in Managers; and 12.8% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (9.6% compared to 6.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (14.5% compared to 12.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (17.3% compared to 22.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (29.2% compared to 33.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Highett Activity Centre increased by 167 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2011 and 2016 in Highett Activity Centre were for those employed as:

  • Managers (+72 persons)
  • Professionals (+69 persons)

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