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Occupation of employment

There were more labourers in Kings Park in 2011 than any other occupation.

Kings Park'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 Kings Park'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
Kings Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Managers
1374.57.81434.47.7-6
Professionals
2749.113.72457.511.8+29
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers40913.614.850015.415.4-91
Community and Personal Service Workers
2869.59.32287.07.7+58
Clerical and Administrative Workers
40413.415.145614.015.8-52
Sales Workers
2749.110.02969.110.5-22
Machinery Operators And Drivers
51217.012.056417.412.7-52
map this data in atlas.idLabourers60420.014.069621.415.3-92
Inadequately described
1143.83.31203.73.1-6

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, Kings Park: 4.5% Professionals, Kings Park: 9.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Kings Park: 13.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Kings Park: 9.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Kings Park: 13.4% Sales Workers, Kings Park: 9.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Kings Park: 17.0% Labourers, Kings Park: 20.0% Inadequately described, Kings Park: 3.8%
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, Kings Park: -6 Professionals, Kings Park: +29 Technicians and Trades Workers, Kings Park: -91 Community and Personal Service Workers, Kings Park: +58 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Kings Park: -52 Sales Workers, Kings Park: -22 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Kings Park: -52 Labourers, Kings Park: -92 Inadequately described, Kings Park: -6
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 Kings Park in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (604 people or 20.0%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (512 people or 17.0%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (409 people or 13.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,525 people in total or 50.6% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Brimbank employed 14.0% in Labourers; 12.0% in Machinery Operators And Drivers; and 14.8% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (20.0% compared to 14.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (17.0% compared to 12.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (9.1% compared to 13.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (4.5% compared to 7.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Kings Park decreased by 234 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Labourers (-92 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-91 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+58 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-52 persons)