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Occupation of employment

There were more technicians and trades workers in the City of Casey in 2016 than any other occupation.

The City of Casey'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 City of Casey'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
City of Casey - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2011 to 2016
Managers
14,13110.213.211,8819.912.5+2,250
Professionals
20,72615.025.016,55113.824.1+4,175
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers22,51316.312.620,50917.213.4+2,004
Community and Personal Service Workers
14,97110.910.210,4448.78.9+4,527
Clerical and Administrative Workers
20,13714.613.919,24116.115.3+896
Sales Workers
14,24510.39.712,35710.39.7+1,888
Machinery Operators And Drivers
13,1139.55.612,21510.25.9+898
map this data in atlas.idLabourers15,65011.38.113,41111.28.0+2,239
Not stated or inadequately described
1,1120.80.72,9342.52.3-1,822

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, Greater Melbourne: 13.2% Professionals, Greater Melbourne: 25.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Greater Melbourne: 12.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Greater Melbourne: 10.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Greater Melbourne: 13.9% Sales Workers, Greater Melbourne: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Greater Melbourne: 5.6% Labourers, Greater Melbourne: 8.1% Managers, City of Casey: 10.2% Professionals, City of Casey: 15.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Casey: 16.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Casey: 10.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Casey: 14.6% Sales Workers, City of Casey: 10.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Casey: 9.5% Labourers, City of Casey: 11.3%
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, City of Casey: +2,250 Professionals, City of Casey: +4,175 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Casey: +2,004 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Casey: +4,527 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Casey: +896 Sales Workers, City of Casey: +1,888 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Casey: +898 Labourers, City of Casey: +2,239
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 City of Casey in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (22,513 people or 16.3%)
  • Professionals (20,726 people or 15.0%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (20,137 people or 14.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 63,376 people in total or 46.0% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Greater Melbourne employed 12.6% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 25.0% in Professionals; and 13.9% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of the City of Casey and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (9.5% compared to 5.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (16.3% compared to 12.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (11.3% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (15.0% compared to 25.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in City of Casey increased by 18,371 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+4,527 persons)
  • Professionals (+4,175 persons)
  • Managers (+2,250 persons)
  • Labourers (+2,239 persons)

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