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Hawthorn

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Hawthorn in 2016 than any other occupation.

Hawthorn'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 Hawthorn'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
Hawthorn - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Boroondara %Number%City of Boroondara %2011 to 2016
Managers2,12816.318.81,90615.917.7+222
Professionals5,36341.139.44,85240.438.8+510
Technicians and Trades Workers7435.75.97226.06.3+21
Community and Personal Service Workers1,1779.08.19558.07.6+221
Clerical and Administrative Workers1,62112.412.61,60913.413.7+13
Sales Workers1,1308.79.11,0728.99.1+58
Machinery Operators And Drivers1371.11.21371.11.30
Labourers5224.03.34473.73.4+75
Not stated or inadequately described740.60.63012.52.2-227

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: 18.8% Professionals, City of Boroondara: 39.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Boroondara: 5.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Boroondara: 8.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Boroondara: 12.6% Sales Workers, City of Boroondara: 9.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Boroondara: 1.2% Labourers, City of Boroondara: 3.3% Managers, Hawthorn: 16.3% Professionals, Hawthorn: 41.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Hawthorn: 5.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Hawthorn: 9.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hawthorn: 12.4% Sales Workers, Hawthorn: 8.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hawthorn: 1.1% Labourers, Hawthorn: 4.0%
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, Hawthorn: +222 Professionals, Hawthorn: +510 Technicians and Trades Workers, Hawthorn: +21 Community and Personal Service Workers, Hawthorn: +221 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hawthorn: +13 Sales Workers, Hawthorn: +58 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hawthorn: 0 Labourers, Hawthorn: +75
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 resident population in Hawthorn in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (5,363 people or 41.1%)
  • Managers (2,128 people or 16.3%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,621 people or 12.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 9,112 people in total or 69.9% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Boroondara employed 39.4% in Professionals; 18.8% in Managers; and 12.6% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (41.1% compared to 39.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (16.3% compared to 18.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Hawthorn increased by 1,029 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Professionals (+510 persons)
  • Managers (+222 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+221 persons)
  • Labourers (+75 persons)

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