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Taylors Ward

Occupation of employment

There were more clerical and administrative workers in Taylors Ward in 2016 than any other occupation.

Taylors 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 Taylors 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
Taylors Ward - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Brimbank %Number%City of Brimbank %2011 to 2016
Managers
2,41110.48.32,3719.77.8+40
Professionals
3,68115.914.53,46514.213.7+216
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers3,27914.113.93,73215.314.8-453
Community and Personal Service Workers
2,2939.910.62,1698.99.3+124
Clerical and Administrative Workers
3,77416.313.74,18817.215.1-414
Sales Workers
2,77712.010.02,90911.910.0-132
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2,1559.311.82,2599.312.0-105
map this data in atlas.idLabourers2,47610.714.82,51410.314.0-38
Not stated or inadequately described
1210.51.37563.13.3-635

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, Taylors Ward: 10.4% Professionals, Taylors Ward: 15.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Taylors Ward: 14.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Taylors Ward: 9.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Taylors Ward: 16.3% Sales Workers, Taylors Ward: 12.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Taylors Ward: 9.3% Labourers, Taylors Ward: 10.7%
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, Taylors Ward: +40 Professionals, Taylors Ward: +216 Technicians and Trades Workers, Taylors Ward: -453 Community and Personal Service Workers, Taylors Ward: +124 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Taylors Ward: -414 Sales Workers, Taylors Ward: -132 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Taylors Ward: -105 Labourers, Taylors Ward: -38
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 Taylors Ward in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (3,774 people or 16.3%)
  • Professionals (3,681 people or 15.9%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (3,279 people or 14.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 10,734 people in total or 46.3% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Brimbank employed 13.7% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; 14.5% in Professionals; and 13.9% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (16.3% compared to 13.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (10.4% compared to 8.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (10.7% compared to 14.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (9.3% compared to 11.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Taylors Ward decreased by 1,172 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-453 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-414 persons)
  • Professionals (+216 persons)
  • Sales Workers (-132 persons)

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