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Glen Iris

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Glen Iris in 2011 than any other occupation.

Glen Iris'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 Glen Iris'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
Glen Iris - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Boroondara %Number%City of Boroondara %2006 to 2011
Managers1,53119.817.71,47819.817.8+54
Professionals3,04639.338.82,81437.738.0+231
Technicians and Trades Workers4585.96.34225.76.2+36
Community and Personal Service Workers5687.37.65036.77.1+65
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,09114.113.71,09514.714.4-4
Sales Workers6608.59.17149.69.5-53
Machinery Operators And Drivers550.71.3881.21.5-33
Labourers1882.43.42303.13.6-42
Inadequately described1481.92.21231.71.8+25

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, Glen Iris: 19.8% Professionals, Glen Iris: 39.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Glen Iris: 5.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Glen Iris: 7.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Glen Iris: 14.1% Sales Workers, Glen Iris: 8.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Glen Iris: 0.7% Labourers, Glen Iris: 2.4% Inadequately described, Glen Iris: 1.9%
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, Glen Iris: +54 Professionals, Glen Iris: +231 Technicians and Trades Workers, Glen Iris: +36 Community and Personal Service Workers, Glen Iris: +65 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Glen Iris: -4 Sales Workers, Glen Iris: -53 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Glen Iris: -33 Labourers, Glen Iris: -42 Inadequately described, Glen Iris: +25
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 Glen Iris in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (3,046 people or 39.3%)
  • Managers (1,531 people or 19.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,091 people or 14.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 5,668 people in total or 73.2% 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.

The major difference between the jobs held by the population of Glen Iris and the City of Boroondara was:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (19.8% compared to 17.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Glen Iris increased by 278 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+231 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+65 persons)
  • Managers (+54 persons)
  • Sales Workers (-53 persons)