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Horseshoe Bend Ward

Occupation of employment

There were more technicians and trades workers in Horseshoe Bend Ward in 2011 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?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Horseshoe Bend Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2006 to 2011
Managers
8937.47.89398.17.7-46
Professionals
1,61113.313.71,50412.911.8+107
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,83415.214.81,79015.415.4+44
Community and Personal Service Workers
1,1399.49.39288.07.7+212
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,77914.715.11,77915.315.80
Sales Workers
1,1329.410.01,24410.710.5-112
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1,47112.212.01,41312.112.7+58
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1,75714.514.01,70714.615.3+50
Inadequately described
4864.03.33523.03.1+134

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, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 7.4% Professionals, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 13.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 15.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 9.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 14.7% Sales Workers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 9.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 12.2% Labourers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 14.5% Inadequately described, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 4.0%
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, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -46 Professionals, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +107 Technicians and Trades Workers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +44 Community and Personal Service Workers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +212 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: 0 Sales Workers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: -112 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +58 Labourers, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +50 Inadequately described, Horseshoe Bend Ward: +134
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 Horseshoe Bend Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,834 people or 15.2%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,779 people or 14.7%)
  • Labourers (1,757 people or 14.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 5,370 people in total or 44.4% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Brimbank employed 14.8% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 15.1% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 14.0% in Labourers.

There were no major differences between Horseshoe Bend Ward and City of Brimbank in 2011.

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Horseshoe Bend Ward increased by 447 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+212 persons)
  • Sales Workers (-112 persons)
  • Professionals (+107 persons)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+58 persons)