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St Albans District

Occupation of employment

There were more labourers in St Albans District in 2011 than any other occupation.

St Albans District'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 District'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 District - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Managers
8585.27.89005.77.7-42
Professionals
1,80410.913.71,5479.811.8+257
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers2,49115.014.82,38615.115.4+105
Community and Personal Service Workers
1,6319.89.31,2938.27.7+338
Clerical and Administrative Workers
2,13612.915.12,19013.915.8-54
Sales Workers
1,4298.610.01,5069.510.5-77
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2,42614.612.02,39915.212.7+27
map this data in atlas.idLabourers3,04918.314.03,00619.115.3+43
Inadequately described
7954.83.35463.53.1+249

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 District: 5.2% Professionals, St Albans District: 10.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, St Albans District: 15.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, St Albans District: 9.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, St Albans District: 12.9% Sales Workers, St Albans District: 8.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, St Albans District: 14.6% Labourers, St Albans District: 18.3% Inadequately described, St Albans District: 4.8%
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, St Albans District: -42 Professionals, St Albans District: +257 Technicians and Trades Workers, St Albans District: +105 Community and Personal Service Workers, St Albans District: +338 Clerical and Administrative Workers, St Albans District: -54 Sales Workers, St Albans District: -77 Machinery Operators And Drivers, St Albans District: +27 Labourers, St Albans District: +43 Inadequately described, St Albans District: +249
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 District in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (3,049 people or 18.3%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (2,491 people or 15.0%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (2,426 people or 14.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 7,966 people in total or 47.9% 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 District and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (18.3% compared to 14.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (14.6% compared to 12.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (10.9% compared to 13.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (5.2% compared to 7.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in St Albans District increased by 846 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+338 persons)
  • Professionals (+257 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+105 persons)
  • Sales Workers (-77 persons)