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Horseshoe Bend Ward

Occupation of employment

There were more labourers in Horseshoe Bend Ward in 2016 than any other occupation.

Horseshoe Bend Ward'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 Horseshoe Bend Ward'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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Horseshoe Bend Ward - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
Managers
1,0348.38.38927.47.8+142
Professionals
1,76614.114.51,61113.313.7+155
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,84514.713.91,83415.214.8+11
Community and Personal Service Workers
1,35210.810.61,1399.49.3+213
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,51912.113.71,77914.715.1-260
Sales Workers
1,26310.110.01,1319.410.0+132
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1,46611.711.81,47112.212.0-4
map this data in atlas.idLabourers2,02216.214.81,75614.514.0+266
Not stated or inadequately described
1451.21.34854.03.3-341

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Occupation of employment, 2016
Occupation of employment, 2016 Managers, City of Brimbank: 8.3% Professionals, City of Brimbank: 14.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Brimbank: 13.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Brimbank: 10.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Brimbank: 13.7% Sales Workers, City of Brimbank: 10.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Brimbank: 11.8% Labourers, City of Brimbank: 14.8% Managers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 8.3% Professionals, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 14.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 14.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 10.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 12.1% Sales Workers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 10.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 11.7% Labourers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 16.2%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016 Managers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +142 Professionals, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +155 Technicians and Trades Workers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +11 Community and Personal Service Workers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +213 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -260 Sales Workers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +132 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -4 Labourers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +266
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Horseshoe Bend Ward in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (2,022 people or 16.2%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,845 people or 14.7%)
  • Professionals (1,766 people or 14.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 5,633 people in total or 45.0% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Brimbank employed 14.8% in Labourers; 13.9% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 14.5% in Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Horseshoe Bend Ward and City of Brimbank were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (16.2% compared to 14.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (12.1% compared to 13.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Horseshoe Bend Ward increased by 414 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2011 and 2016 in Horseshoe Bend Ward were for those employed as:

  • Labourers (+266 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-260 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+213 persons)
  • Professionals (+155 persons)

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