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Occupation of employment

There were more technicians and trades workers in the City of Casey in 2011 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?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
City of Casey - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Managers
11,8819.912.510,17010.112.5+1,711
Professionals
16,55113.824.111,84511.822.5+4,706
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers20,50917.213.417,72417.613.6+2,785
Community and Personal Service Workers
10,4448.78.97,3927.38.2+3,052
Clerical and Administrative Workers
19,24116.115.316,45116.315.9+2,790
Sales Workers
12,35710.39.710,97910.910.2+1,378
Machinery Operators And Drivers
12,21510.25.911,23111.26.4+984
map this data in atlas.idLabourers13,41111.28.012,61412.58.7+797
Inadequately described
2,9342.52.32,2712.32.0+663

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, Greater Melbourne: 12.5% Professionals, Greater Melbourne: 24.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Greater Melbourne: 13.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Greater Melbourne: 8.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Greater Melbourne: 15.3% Sales Workers, Greater Melbourne: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Greater Melbourne: 5.9% Labourers, Greater Melbourne: 8.0% Inadequately described, Greater Melbourne: 2.3% Managers, City of Casey: 9.9% Professionals, City of Casey: 13.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Casey: 17.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Casey: 8.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Casey: 16.1% Sales Workers, City of Casey: 10.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Casey: 10.2% Labourers, City of Casey: 11.2% Inadequately described, City of Casey: 2.5%
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, City of Casey: +1,711 Professionals, City of Casey: +4,706 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Casey: +2,785 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Casey: +3,052 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Casey: +2,790 Sales Workers, City of Casey: +1,378 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Casey: +984 Labourers, City of Casey: +797 Inadequately described, City of Casey: +663
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 City of Casey in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (20,509 people or 17.2%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (19,241 people or 16.1%)
  • Professionals (16,551 people or 13.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 56,301 people in total or 47.1% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Greater Melbourne employed 13.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 15.3% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 24.1% in Professionals.

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 (10.2% compared to 5.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (17.2% compared to 13.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (11.2% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (13.8% compared to 24.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in City of Casey increased by 18,866 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+4,706 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+3,052 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+2,790 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+2,785 persons)