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St Albans (East)

Occupation of employment

There were more labourers in St Albans (East) in 2011 than any other occupation.

St Albans (East)'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 St Albans (East)'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
St Albans (East) - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Managers
3504.87.84046.07.7-54
Professionals
7039.713.76369.411.8+67
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,14415.814.81,04715.515.4+97
Community and Personal Service Workers
73910.29.35608.37.7+179
Clerical and Administrative Workers
86411.915.187913.015.8-15
Sales Workers
5958.210.06439.510.5-48
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1,10015.212.01,05515.712.7+45
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1,37419.014.01,27518.915.3+99
Inadequately described
3775.23.32393.53.1+138

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, St Albans (East): 4.8% Professionals, St Albans (East): 9.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, St Albans (East): 15.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, St Albans (East): 10.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, St Albans (East): 11.9% Sales Workers, St Albans (East): 8.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, St Albans (East): 15.2% Labourers, St Albans (East): 19.0% Inadequately described, St Albans (East): 5.2%
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, St Albans (East): -54 Professionals, St Albans (East): +67 Technicians and Trades Workers, St Albans (East): +97 Community and Personal Service Workers, St Albans (East): +179 Clerical and Administrative Workers, St Albans (East): -15 Sales Workers, St Albans (East): -48 Machinery Operators And Drivers, St Albans (East): +45 Labourers, St Albans (East): +99 Inadequately described, St Albans (East): +138
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 St Albans (East) in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (1,374 people or 19.0%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,144 people or 15.8%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (1,100 people or 15.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,618 people in total or 49.9% of the employed resident population.

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

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of St Albans (East) and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (19.0% compared to 14.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (15.2% compared to 12.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (9.7% compared to 13.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.9% compared to 15.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in St Albans (East) increased by 508 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in St Albans (East) were for those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+179 persons)
  • Labourers (+99 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+97 persons)
  • Professionals (+67 persons)