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Occupation of employment

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

Deepdene'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 Deepdene'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
Deepdene - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Boroondara %Number%City of Boroondara %2006 to 2011
Managers15916.917.713717.817.8+21
Professionals35137.438.829938.838.0+52
Technicians and Trades Workers384.06.3324.26.2+6
Community and Personal Service Workers869.17.6425.47.1+44
Clerical and Administrative Workers16317.413.711414.814.4+49
Sales Workers849.09.18911.69.5-5
Machinery Operators And Drivers60.61.3162.11.5-11
Labourers272.93.4314.03.6-3
Inadequately described252.62.2101.31.8+15

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, Deepdene: 16.9% Professionals, Deepdene: 37.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Deepdene: 4.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Deepdene: 9.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Deepdene: 17.4% Sales Workers, Deepdene: 9.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Deepdene: 0.6% Labourers, Deepdene: 2.9% Inadequately described, Deepdene: 2.6%
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, Deepdene: +21 Professionals, Deepdene: +52 Technicians and Trades Workers, Deepdene: +6 Community and Personal Service Workers, Deepdene: +44 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Deepdene: +49 Sales Workers, Deepdene: -5 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Deepdene: -11 Labourers, Deepdene: -3 Inadequately described, Deepdene: +15
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 Deepdene in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (351 people or 37.4%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (163 people or 17.4%)
  • Managers (159 people or 16.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 673 people in total or 71.7% of the employed resident population.

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

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Deepdene and the City of Boroondara were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (17.4% compared to 13.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (9.1% compared to 7.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (4.0% compared to 6.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (37.4% compared to 38.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Deepdene increased by 167 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Deepdene was for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+52 persons)