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There were more clerical and administrative workers in Ardeer in 2011 than any other occupation.

Ardeer'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 Ardeer'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
Ardeer - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Managers
535.07.8394.57.7+14
Professionals
15915.013.710211.711.8+57
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers14313.514.815317.615.4-10
Community and Personal Service Workers
11611.09.3849.77.7+32
Clerical and Administrative Workers
17716.715.114416.615.8+33
Sales Workers
888.310.0768.710.5+12
Machinery Operators And Drivers
14814.012.012013.812.7+28
map this data in atlas.idLabourers14413.614.011413.115.3+30
Inadequately described
302.83.3374.33.1-7

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 Brimbank: 7.8% Professionals, City of Brimbank: 13.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Brimbank: 14.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Brimbank: 9.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Brimbank: 15.1% Sales Workers, City of Brimbank: 10.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Brimbank: 12.0% Labourers, City of Brimbank: 14.0% Inadequately described, City of Brimbank: 3.3% Managers, Ardeer: 5.0% Professionals, Ardeer: 15.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Ardeer: 13.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Ardeer: 11.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Ardeer: 16.7% Sales Workers, Ardeer: 8.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Ardeer: 14.0% Labourers, Ardeer: 13.6% Inadequately described, Ardeer: 2.8%
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, Ardeer: +14 Professionals, Ardeer: +57 Technicians and Trades Workers, Ardeer: -10 Community and Personal Service Workers, Ardeer: +32 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Ardeer: +33 Sales Workers, Ardeer: +12 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Ardeer: +28 Labourers, Ardeer: +30 Inadequately described, Ardeer: -7
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 Ardeer in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (177 people or 16.7%)
  • Professionals (159 people or 15.0%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (148 people or 14.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 484 people in total or 45.7% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Brimbank employed 15.1% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; 13.7% in Professionals; and 12.0% in Machinery Operators And Drivers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Ardeer and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (14.0% compared to 12.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (11.0% compared to 9.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (5.0% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (8.3% compared to 10.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Ardeer increased by 189 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+57 persons)