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Keilor Downs

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Keilor Downs in 2016 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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Keilor Downs - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
Managers
4199.68.34098.47.8+10
Professionals
71216.314.567814.013.7+34
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers67715.513.978916.314.8-112
Community and Personal Service Workers
4269.810.648510.09.3-59
Clerical and Administrative Workers
70816.313.781116.715.1-103
Sales Workers
45410.410.054511.210.0-91
Machinery Operators And Drivers
43710.011.84769.812.0-39
map this data in atlas.idLabourers45710.514.848810.114.0-31
Not stated or inadequately described
310.71.31663.43.3-135

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, Keilor Downs: 9.6% Professionals, Keilor Downs: 16.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Keilor Downs: 15.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Keilor Downs: 9.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Keilor Downs: 16.3% Sales Workers, Keilor Downs: 10.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Keilor Downs: 10.0% Labourers, Keilor Downs: 10.5%
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, Keilor Downs: +10 Professionals, Keilor Downs: +34 Technicians and Trades Workers, Keilor Downs: -112 Community and Personal Service Workers, Keilor Downs: -59 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Keilor Downs: -103 Sales Workers, Keilor Downs: -91 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Keilor Downs: -39 Labourers, Keilor Downs: -31
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 Keilor Downs in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (712 people or 16.3%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (708 people or 16.3%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (677 people or 15.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,097 people in total or 48.2% 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 Keilor Downs and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (16.3% compared to 13.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (16.3% compared to 14.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (10.5% compared to 14.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (10.0% compared to 11.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Keilor Downs decreased by 492 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2011 and 2016 in Keilor Downs were for those employed as:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-112 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-103 persons)
  • Sales Workers (-91 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (-59 persons)

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