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Derrimut

Occupation of employment

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

Derrimut'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 Derrimut'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
Derrimut - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Managers
2548.67.8688.77.7+186
Professionals
56319.013.711414.611.8+449
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers41113.814.811214.315.4+299
Community and Personal Service Workers
2187.39.3557.07.7+163
Clerical and Administrative Workers
50617.015.113016.615.8+376
Sales Workers
2368.010.0729.210.5+164
Machinery Operators And Drivers
35411.912.011214.312.7+242
map this data in atlas.idLabourers31810.714.010713.715.3+211
Inadequately described
1083.63.3131.73.1+95

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, Derrimut: 8.6% Professionals, Derrimut: 19.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Derrimut: 13.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Derrimut: 7.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Derrimut: 17.0% Sales Workers, Derrimut: 8.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Derrimut: 11.9% Labourers, Derrimut: 10.7% Inadequately described, Derrimut: 3.6%
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, Derrimut: +186 Professionals, Derrimut: +449 Technicians and Trades Workers, Derrimut: +299 Community and Personal Service Workers, Derrimut: +163 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Derrimut: +376 Sales Workers, Derrimut: +164 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Derrimut: +242 Labourers, Derrimut: +211 Inadequately described, Derrimut: +95
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 Derrimut in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (563 people or 19.0%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (506 people or 17.0%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (411 people or 13.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,480 people in total or 49.9% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Brimbank employed 13.7% in Professionals; 15.1% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 14.8% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (19.0% compared to 13.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (10.7% compared to 14.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (8.0% compared to 10.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (7.3% compared to 9.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Derrimut increased by 2,185 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+449 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+376 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+299 persons)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+242 persons)