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Cairnlea

Occupation of employment

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

Cairnlea'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 Cairnlea'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
Cairnlea - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Managers
3629.07.82318.17.7+132
Professionals
67916.813.737213.011.8+307
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers51812.814.842614.915.4+93
Community and Personal Service Workers
3087.69.32007.07.7+108
Clerical and Administrative Workers
59314.715.143815.315.8+156
Sales Workers
3669.110.02729.510.5+94
Machinery Operators And Drivers
51012.612.036512.812.7+146
map this data in atlas.idLabourers53813.314.044815.715.3+91
Inadequately described
1583.93.31063.73.1+53

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, Cairnlea: 9.0% Professionals, Cairnlea: 16.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Cairnlea: 12.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Cairnlea: 7.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cairnlea: 14.7% Sales Workers, Cairnlea: 9.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cairnlea: 12.6% Labourers, Cairnlea: 13.3% Inadequately described, Cairnlea: 3.9%
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, Cairnlea: +132 Professionals, Cairnlea: +307 Technicians and Trades Workers, Cairnlea: +93 Community and Personal Service Workers, Cairnlea: +108 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cairnlea: +156 Sales Workers, Cairnlea: +94 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cairnlea: +146 Labourers, Cairnlea: +91 Inadequately described, Cairnlea: +53
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 Cairnlea in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (679 people or 16.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (593 people or 14.7%)
  • Labourers (538 people or 13.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,810 people in total or 44.9% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Brimbank employed 13.7% in Professionals; 15.1% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 14.0% in Labourers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (16.8% compared to 13.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (9.0% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (12.8% compared to 14.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (7.6% compared to 9.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Cairnlea increased by 1,177 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+307 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+156 persons)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+146 persons)
  • Managers (+132 persons)