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Keilor Downs

Occupation of employment

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

Keilor Downs'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 Keilor Downs'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
Keilor Downs - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Managers
4098.47.84528.97.7-43
Professionals
67814.013.765412.911.8+24
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers78916.314.877915.415.4+10
Community and Personal Service Workers
48510.09.34037.97.7+82
Clerical and Administrative Workers
81116.715.190217.815.8-91
Sales Workers
54511.210.067113.210.5-126
Machinery Operators And Drivers
4769.812.04889.612.7-12
map this data in atlas.idLabourers48810.114.059411.715.3-106
Inadequately described
1663.43.31302.63.1+36

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, Keilor Downs: 8.4% Professionals, Keilor Downs: 14.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Keilor Downs: 16.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Keilor Downs: 10.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Keilor Downs: 16.7% Sales Workers, Keilor Downs: 11.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Keilor Downs: 9.8% Labourers, Keilor Downs: 10.1% Inadequately described, Keilor Downs: 3.4%
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, Keilor Downs: -43 Professionals, Keilor Downs: +24 Technicians and Trades Workers, Keilor Downs: +10 Community and Personal Service Workers, Keilor Downs: +82 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Keilor Downs: -91 Sales Workers, Keilor Downs: -126 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Keilor Downs: -12 Labourers, Keilor Downs: -106 Inadequately described, Keilor Downs: +36
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 Keilor Downs in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (811 people or 16.7%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (789 people or 16.3%)
  • Professionals (678 people or 14.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,278 people in total or 47.0% of the employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (16.7% compared to 15.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (16.3% compared to 14.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (10.1% compared to 14.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (9.8% compared to 12.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Keilor Downs decreased by 226 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Sales Workers (-126 persons)
  • Labourers (-106 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-91 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+82 persons)