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Camberwell

Occupation of employment

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

Camberwell'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 Camberwell'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
Camberwell - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Boroondara %Number%City of Boroondara %2006 to 2011
Managers1,96018.717.71,77917.617.8+181
Professionals4,06038.638.83,72536.838.0+335
Technicians and Trades Workers6095.86.36076.06.2+2
Community and Personal Service Workers7667.37.67837.77.1-18
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,51214.413.71,52415.114.4-12
Sales Workers9629.29.11,0009.99.5-38
Machinery Operators And Drivers920.91.31311.31.5-38
Labourers3012.93.43803.83.6-79
Inadequately described2452.32.21971.91.8+48

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 Boroondara: 17.7% Professionals, City of Boroondara: 38.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Boroondara: 6.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Boroondara: 7.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Boroondara: 13.7% Sales Workers, City of Boroondara: 9.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Boroondara: 1.3% Labourers, City of Boroondara: 3.4% Inadequately described, City of Boroondara: 2.2% Managers, Camberwell: 18.7% Professionals, Camberwell: 38.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Camberwell: 5.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Camberwell: 7.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Camberwell: 14.4% Sales Workers, Camberwell: 9.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Camberwell: 0.9% Labourers, Camberwell: 2.9% Inadequately described, Camberwell: 2.3%
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, Camberwell: +181 Professionals, Camberwell: +335 Technicians and Trades Workers, Camberwell: +2 Community and Personal Service Workers, Camberwell: -18 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Camberwell: -12 Sales Workers, Camberwell: -38 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Camberwell: -38 Labourers, Camberwell: -79 Inadequately described, Camberwell: +48
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 Camberwell in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (4,060 people or 38.6%)
  • Managers (1,960 people or 18.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,512 people or 14.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 7,532 people in total or 71.7% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Boroondara employed 38.8% in Professionals; 17.7% in Managers; and 13.7% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

There were no major differences between Camberwell and City of Boroondara in 2011.

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Camberwell increased by 382 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+335 persons)
  • Managers (+181 persons)
  • Labourers (-79 persons)