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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in the City of Bayside in 2011 than any other occupation.

The City of Bayside'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 the City of Bayside'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
City of Bayside - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Managers
9,01820.612.58,58720.612.5+431
Professionals
14,51433.224.113,37832.122.5+1,136
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers3,3247.613.43,3288.013.6-4
Community and Personal Service Workers
3,4587.98.93,0047.28.2+454
Clerical and Administrative Workers
5,97613.715.36,02014.415.9-44
Sales Workers
4,39410.09.74,32110.410.2+73
Machinery Operators And Drivers
6431.55.97471.86.4-104
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1,3523.18.01,5303.78.7-178
Inadequately described
1,0512.42.38111.92.0+240

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, Greater Melbourne: 12.5% Professionals, Greater Melbourne: 24.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Greater Melbourne: 13.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Greater Melbourne: 8.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Greater Melbourne: 15.3% Sales Workers, Greater Melbourne: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Greater Melbourne: 5.9% Labourers, Greater Melbourne: 8.0% Inadequately described, Greater Melbourne: 2.3% 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%
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, City of Bayside: +431 Professionals, City of Bayside: +1,136 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Bayside: -4 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Bayside: +454 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Bayside: -44 Sales Workers, City of Bayside: +73 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Bayside: -104 Labourers, City of Bayside: -178 Inadequately described, City of Bayside: +240
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 City of Bayside in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (14,514 people or 33.2%)
  • Managers (9,018 people or 20.6%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (5,976 people or 13.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 29,508 people in total or 67.5% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Greater Melbourne employed 24.1% in Professionals; 12.5% in Managers; and 15.3% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (33.2% compared to 24.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (20.6% compared to 12.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (7.6% compared to 13.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (3.1% compared to 8.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in City of Bayside increased by 2,004 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+1,136 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+454 persons)
  • Managers (+431 persons)
  • Labourers (-178 persons)