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Surrey Hills

Occupation of employment

There were more female professionals in Surrey Hills in 2016 than any other occupation.

Surrey Hills'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 Surrey Hills'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
Surrey Hills - Employed females (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Boroondara %Number%City of Boroondara %2011 to 2016
Managers30815.314.523811.312.9+71
Professionals84041.740.183339.639.3+8
Technicians and Trades Workers492.42.6422.02.8+6
Community and Personal Service Workers21110.510.321510.210.0-3
Clerical and Administrative Workers38819.318.447322.520.3-85
Sales Workers1768.710.123411.210.3-59
Machinery Operators And Drivers0--0.300.00.4-1
Labourers261.32.2371.82.2-11
Not stated or inadequately described40.20.6261.31.8-22

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 Boroondara: 14.5% Professionals, City of Boroondara: 40.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Boroondara: 2.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Boroondara: 10.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Boroondara: 18.4% Sales Workers, City of Boroondara: 10.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Boroondara: 0.3% Labourers, City of Boroondara: 2.2% Managers, Surrey Hills: 15.3% Professionals, Surrey Hills: 41.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Surrey Hills: 2.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Surrey Hills: 10.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Surrey Hills: 19.3% Sales Workers, Surrey Hills: 8.7% Labourers, Surrey Hills: 1.3%
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, Surrey Hills: +71 Professionals, Surrey Hills: +8 Technicians and Trades Workers, Surrey Hills: +6 Community and Personal Service Workers, Surrey Hills: -3 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Surrey Hills: -85 Sales Workers, Surrey Hills: -59 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Surrey Hills: -1 Labourers, Surrey Hills: -11
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 female resident population in Surrey Hills in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (840 females or 41.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (388 females or 19.3%)
  • Managers (308 females or 15.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,536 females in total or 76.3% of the employed female resident population.

In comparison, the City of Boroondara employed 40.1% in Professionals; 18.4% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 14.5% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the female population of Surrey Hills and the City of Boroondara were:

  • A larger percentage of females employed as Professionals (41.7% compared to 40.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of females employed as Sales Workers (8.7% compared to 10.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed females in Surrey Hills decreased by 87 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of female residents between 2011 and 2016 in Surrey Hills were for those employed as:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-85 females)
  • Managers (+71 females)
  • Sales Workers (-59 females)

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