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Occupation of employment

There were more clerical and administrative workers in Sydenham in 2011 than any other occupation.

Sydenham'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 Sydenham'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
Sydenham - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Managers
4148.37.84069.27.7+8
Professionals
74114.813.755912.711.8+182
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers75915.214.871416.215.4+45
Community and Personal Service Workers
4909.89.33568.17.7+134
Clerical and Administrative Workers
85217.015.180918.415.8+43
Sales Workers
51910.410.049111.210.5+28
Machinery Operators And Drivers
4959.912.045210.312.7+43
map this data in atlas.idLabourers57311.514.049611.315.3+77
Inadequately described
1563.13.31172.73.1+39

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, Sydenham: 8.3% Professionals, Sydenham: 14.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Sydenham: 15.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Sydenham: 9.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Sydenham: 17.0% Sales Workers, Sydenham: 10.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Sydenham: 9.9% Labourers, Sydenham: 11.5% Inadequately described, Sydenham: 3.1%
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, Sydenham: +8 Professionals, Sydenham: +182 Technicians and Trades Workers, Sydenham: +45 Community and Personal Service Workers, Sydenham: +134 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Sydenham: +43 Sales Workers, Sydenham: +28 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Sydenham: +43 Labourers, Sydenham: +77 Inadequately described, Sydenham: +39
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 Sydenham in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (852 people or 17.0%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (759 people or 15.2%)
  • Professionals (741 people or 14.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,352 people in total or 47.0% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Brimbank employed 15.1% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; 14.8% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 13.7% in Professionals.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (17.0% compared to 15.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (14.8% compared to 13.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (11.5% compared to 14.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (9.9% compared to 12.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Sydenham increased by 599 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+182 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+134 persons)
  • Labourers (+77 persons)