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Shire of Campaspe

Occupation of employment

There were more managers in the Shire of Campaspe in 2016 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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Shire of Campaspe - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%Regional VIC %Number%Regional VIC %2011 to 2016
Managers
2,83517.814.62,95018.515.2-115
Professionals
2,10613.217.42,08213.116.7+24
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers2,32314.614.82,34014.715.4-17
Community and Personal Service Workers
1,75811.011.71,5339.610.3+225
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,5489.711.31,67110.511.7-123
Sales Workers
1,58810.09.71,4859.39.7+103
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1,1677.36.51,2197.66.9-52
map this data in atlas.idLabourers2,37714.912.42,34914.712.3+28
Not stated or inadequately described
1500.90.83132.02.0-163

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, Regional VIC: 14.6% Professionals, Regional VIC: 17.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Regional VIC: 14.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Regional VIC: 11.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Regional VIC: 11.3% Sales Workers, Regional VIC: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Regional VIC: 6.5% Labourers, Regional VIC: 12.4% Managers, Shire of Campaspe: 17.8% Professionals, Shire of Campaspe: 13.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Shire of Campaspe: 14.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Shire of Campaspe: 11.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Shire of Campaspe: 9.7% Sales Workers, Shire of Campaspe: 10.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Shire of Campaspe: 7.3% Labourers, Shire of Campaspe: 14.9%
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, Shire of Campaspe: -115 Professionals, Shire of Campaspe: +24 Technicians and Trades Workers, Shire of Campaspe: -17 Community and Personal Service Workers, Shire of Campaspe: +225 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Shire of Campaspe: -123 Sales Workers, Shire of Campaspe: +103 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Shire of Campaspe: -52 Labourers, Shire of Campaspe: +28
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 Shire of Campaspe in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Managers (2,835 people or 17.8%)
  • Labourers (2,377 people or 14.9%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (2,323 people or 14.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 7,535 people in total or 47.3% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Regional VIC employed 14.6% in Managers; 12.4% in Labourers; and 14.8% 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 (17.8% compared to 14.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (14.9% compared to 12.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (13.2% compared to 17.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (9.7% compared to 11.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Shire of Campaspe remained stable 0 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+225 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-123 persons)
  • Managers (-115 persons)
  • Sales Workers (+103 persons)

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