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Hawthorn East

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Hawthorn East in 2011 than any other occupation.

Hawthorn East'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 East'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
Hawthorn East - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Boroondara %Number%City of Boroondara %2006 to 2011
Managers1,17516.917.71,21417.517.8-39
Professionals2,82040.638.82,71039.238.0+110
Technicians and Trades Workers4586.66.34146.06.2+44
Community and Personal Service Workers5147.47.64806.97.1+33
Clerical and Administrative Workers91213.113.793313.514.4-21
Sales Workers5958.69.16389.29.5-43
Machinery Operators And Drivers791.11.31001.41.5-21
Labourers2143.13.43024.43.6-88
Inadequately described1792.62.21291.91.8+50

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, Hawthorn East: 16.9% Professionals, Hawthorn East: 40.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Hawthorn East: 6.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Hawthorn East: 7.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hawthorn East: 13.1% Sales Workers, Hawthorn East: 8.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hawthorn East: 1.1% Labourers, Hawthorn East: 3.1% Inadequately described, Hawthorn East: 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, Hawthorn East: -39 Professionals, Hawthorn East: +110 Technicians and Trades Workers, Hawthorn East: +44 Community and Personal Service Workers, Hawthorn East: +33 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hawthorn East: -21 Sales Workers, Hawthorn East: -43 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hawthorn East: -21 Labourers, Hawthorn East: -88 Inadequately described, Hawthorn East: +50
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 Hawthorn East in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (2,820 people or 40.6%)
  • Managers (1,175 people or 16.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (912 people or 13.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,907 people in total or 70.7% 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.

The major difference between the jobs held by the population of Hawthorn East and the City of Boroondara was:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (40.6% compared to 38.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Hawthorn East increased by 24 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+110 persons)
  • Labourers (-88 persons)