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Sunshine North

Occupation of employment

There were more labourers in Sunshine North in 2011 than any other occupation.

Sunshine North'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 Sunshine North'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
Sunshine North - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Managers
2436.57.82366.67.7+7
Professionals
44311.813.740411.311.8+39
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers57615.314.854315.115.4+33
Community and Personal Service Workers
3709.89.32466.97.7+124
Clerical and Administrative Workers
44311.815.146312.915.8-20
Sales Workers
3348.910.03088.610.5+26
Machinery Operators And Drivers
53914.312.057316.012.7-34
map this data in atlas.idLabourers65017.314.068519.115.3-35
Inadequately described
1644.43.31283.63.1+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, Sunshine North: 6.5% Professionals, Sunshine North: 11.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Sunshine North: 15.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Sunshine North: 9.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Sunshine North: 11.8% Sales Workers, Sunshine North: 8.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Sunshine North: 14.3% Labourers, Sunshine North: 17.3% Inadequately described, Sunshine North: 4.4%
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, Sunshine North: +7 Professionals, Sunshine North: +39 Technicians and Trades Workers, Sunshine North: +33 Community and Personal Service Workers, Sunshine North: +124 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Sunshine North: -20 Sales Workers, Sunshine North: +26 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Sunshine North: -34 Labourers, Sunshine North: -35 Inadequately described, Sunshine North: +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 Sunshine North in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (650 people or 17.3%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (576 people or 15.3%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (539 people or 14.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,765 people in total or 46.9% 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 Sunshine North and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (17.3% compared to 14.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (14.3% compared to 12.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.8% compared to 15.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (11.8% compared to 13.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Sunshine North increased by 176 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Sunshine North was for those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+124 persons)