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Kealba

Occupation of employment

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

Kealba'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 Kealba'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
Kealba - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
Managers
1479.98.31127.47.8+35
Professionals
26918.114.525616.913.7+13
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers21714.613.923015.214.8-13
Community and Personal Service Workers
15010.110.61238.19.3+27
Clerical and Administrative Workers
22415.113.725717.015.1-33
Sales Workers
15910.710.017111.310.0-12
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1369.211.816410.812.0-28
map this data in atlas.idLabourers17411.714.816711.014.0+7
Not stated or inadequately described
0--1.3342.23.3-34

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 Brimbank: 8.3% Professionals, City of Brimbank: 14.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Brimbank: 13.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Brimbank: 10.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Brimbank: 13.7% Sales Workers, City of Brimbank: 10.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Brimbank: 11.8% Labourers, City of Brimbank: 14.8% Managers, Kealba: 9.9% Professionals, Kealba: 18.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Kealba: 14.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Kealba: 10.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Kealba: 15.1% Sales Workers, Kealba: 10.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Kealba: 9.2% Labourers, Kealba: 11.7%
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, Kealba: +35 Professionals, Kealba: +13 Technicians and Trades Workers, Kealba: -13 Community and Personal Service Workers, Kealba: +27 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Kealba: -33 Sales Workers, Kealba: -12 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Kealba: -28 Labourers, Kealba: +7
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 Kealba in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (269 people or 18.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (224 people or 15.1%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (217 people or 14.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 710 people in total or 47.8% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Brimbank employed 14.5% in Professionals; 13.7% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 13.9% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (18.1% compared to 14.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (9.9% compared to 8.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (11.7% compared to 14.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (9.2% compared to 11.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Kealba decreased by 28 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in Kealba between 2011 and 2016.

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