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Benalla Rural City

Occupation of employment

There were more managers in Benalla Rural City in 2011 than any other occupation.

Benalla Rural City'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 Benalla Rural City'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
Benalla Rural City - Employed persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Regional VIC %Number%Regional VIC %2006 to 2011
Managers
99716.615.299616.816.4+1
Professionals
89914.916.784314.215.5+56
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers91815.215.488414.915.3+34
Community and Personal Service Workers
61810.310.35359.09.1+83
Clerical and Administrative Workers
64510.711.764210.811.7+3
Sales Workers
5489.19.75639.59.9-15
Machinery Operators And Drivers
4627.76.95248.97.0-62
map this data in atlas.idLabourers80513.412.381413.813.3-9
Inadequately described
1312.22.01192.01.8+12

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, Regional VIC: 15.2% Professionals, Regional VIC: 16.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Regional VIC: 15.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Regional VIC: 10.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Regional VIC: 11.7% Sales Workers, Regional VIC: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Regional VIC: 6.9% Labourers, Regional VIC: 12.3% Inadequately described, Regional VIC: 2.0% Managers, Benalla Rural City: 16.6% Professionals, Benalla Rural City: 14.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Benalla Rural City: 15.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Benalla Rural City: 10.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Benalla Rural City: 10.7% Sales Workers, Benalla Rural City: 9.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Benalla Rural City: 7.7% Labourers, Benalla Rural City: 13.4% Inadequately described, Benalla Rural City: 2.2%
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, Benalla Rural City: +1 Professionals, Benalla Rural City: +56 Technicians and Trades Workers, Benalla Rural City: +34 Community and Personal Service Workers, Benalla Rural City: +83 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Benalla Rural City: +3 Sales Workers, Benalla Rural City: -15 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Benalla Rural City: -62 Labourers, Benalla Rural City: -9 Inadequately described, Benalla Rural City: +12
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 Benalla Rural City in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (997 people or 16.6%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (918 people or 15.2%)
  • Professionals (899 people or 14.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,814 people in total or 46.7% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Regional VIC employed 15.2% in Managers; 15.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 16.7% in Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Benalla Rural City and Regional VIC were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (16.6% compared to 15.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (13.4% compared to 12.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (14.9% compared to 16.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Benalla Rural City increased by 103 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+83 persons)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-62 persons)
  • Professionals (+56 persons)

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