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St Albans (West)

Occupation of employment

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

St Albans (West)'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 (West)'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 (West) - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Managers
2595.37.82305.47.7+29
Professionals
57111.813.74269.911.8+145
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers70814.614.861414.315.4+94
Community and Personal Service Workers
48310.09.33778.87.7+106
Clerical and Administrative Workers
61112.615.158913.715.8+22
Sales Workers
3898.010.03859.010.5+4
Machinery Operators And Drivers
65013.412.064715.112.7+3
map this data in atlas.idLabourers90418.714.086320.115.3+41
Inadequately described
2705.63.31603.73.1+110

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 (West): 5.3% Professionals, St Albans (West): 11.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, St Albans (West): 14.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, St Albans (West): 10.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, St Albans (West): 12.6% Sales Workers, St Albans (West): 8.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, St Albans (West): 13.4% Labourers, St Albans (West): 18.7% Inadequately described, St Albans (West): 5.6%
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 (West): +29 Professionals, St Albans (West): +145 Technicians and Trades Workers, St Albans (West): +94 Community and Personal Service Workers, St Albans (West): +106 Clerical and Administrative Workers, St Albans (West): +22 Sales Workers, St Albans (West): +4 Machinery Operators And Drivers, St Albans (West): +3 Labourers, St Albans (West): +41 Inadequately described, St Albans (West): +110
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 (West) in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (904 people or 18.7%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (708 people or 14.6%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (650 people or 13.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,262 people in total or 46.7% 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 (West) and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (18.7% compared to 14.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (12.6% compared to 15.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (5.3% compared to 7.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (11.8% compared to 13.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in St Albans (West) increased by 554 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+145 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+106 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+94 persons)