Shire of Campaspe

Occupation of employment

There were more managers in the Shire of Campaspe in 2011 than any other occupation.

The Shire of Campaspe'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 the Shire of Campaspe'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
Shire of Campaspe - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Regional VIC %Number%Regional VIC %2006 to 2011
Managers
2,95018.515.23,47721.816.4-527
Professionals
2,08213.116.71,93212.115.5+150
Technicians and Trades Workers
2,34014.715.42,30914.515.3+31
Community and Personal Service Workers
1,5339.610.31,3018.29.1+232
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,67110.511.71,63410.211.7+37
Sales Workers
1,4859.39.71,3878.79.9+98
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1,2197.66.91,1677.37.0+52
Labourers
2,34914.712.32,48815.613.3-139
Inadequately described
3132.02.02621.61.8+51

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Occupation of employment, 2011
Occupation of employment, 2011 Managers, Regional VIC: 15.2% Professionals, Regional VIC: 16.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Regional VIC: 15.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Regional VIC: 10.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Regional VIC: 11.7% Sales Workers, Regional VIC: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Regional VIC: 6.9% Labourers, Regional VIC: 12.3% Inadequately described, Regional VIC: 2.0% Managers, Shire of Campaspe: 18.5% Professionals, Shire of Campaspe: 13.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Shire of Campaspe: 14.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Shire of Campaspe: 9.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Shire of Campaspe: 10.5% Sales Workers, Shire of Campaspe: 9.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Shire of Campaspe: 7.6% Labourers, Shire of Campaspe: 14.7% Inadequately described, Shire of Campaspe: 2.0%
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, Shire of Campaspe: -527 Professionals, Shire of Campaspe: +150 Technicians and Trades Workers, Shire of Campaspe: +31 Community and Personal Service Workers, Shire of Campaspe: +232 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Shire of Campaspe: +37 Sales Workers, Shire of Campaspe: +98 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Shire of Campaspe: +52 Labourers, Shire of Campaspe: -139 Inadequately described, Shire of Campaspe: +51
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 Shire of Campaspe in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (2,950 people or 18.5%)
  • Labourers (2,349 people or 14.7%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (2,340 people or 14.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 7,639 people in total or 47.9% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Regional VIC employed 15.2% in Managers; 12.3% in Labourers; and 15.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of the Shire of Campaspe and Regional VIC were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (18.5% compared to 15.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (14.7% compared to 12.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (13.1% compared to 16.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (10.5% compared to 11.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Shire of Campaspe decreased by 15 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Managers (-527 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+232 persons)
  • Professionals (+150 persons)
  • Labourers (-139 persons)