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Cranbourne East

Occupation of employment

There were more technicians and trades workers in Cranbourne East in 2011 than any other occupation.

Cranbourne East'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 Cranbourne East'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
Cranbourne East - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Managers
3599.89.918710.210.1+172
Professionals
54614.913.818710.211.8+359
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers62417.017.233618.317.6+287
Community and Personal Service Workers
3349.18.71266.97.3+208
Clerical and Administrative Workers
57015.516.131217.016.3+259
Sales Workers
3629.910.320010.910.9+162
Machinery Operators And Drivers
41511.310.222912.511.2+186
map this data in atlas.idLabourers36910.111.222712.412.5+142
Inadequately described
922.52.5321.82.3+60

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, 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% Managers, Cranbourne East: 9.8% Professionals, Cranbourne East: 14.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Cranbourne East: 17.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Cranbourne East: 9.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cranbourne East: 15.5% Sales Workers, Cranbourne East: 9.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cranbourne East: 11.3% Labourers, Cranbourne East: 10.1% Inadequately described, Cranbourne East: 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, Cranbourne East: +172 Professionals, Cranbourne East: +359 Technicians and Trades Workers, Cranbourne East: +287 Community and Personal Service Workers, Cranbourne East: +208 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cranbourne East: +259 Sales Workers, Cranbourne East: +162 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cranbourne East: +186 Labourers, Cranbourne East: +142 Inadequately described, Cranbourne East: +60
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 Cranbourne East in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (624 people or 17.0%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (570 people or 15.5%)
  • Professionals (546 people or 14.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,740 people in total or 47.4% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Casey employed 17.2% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 16.1% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 13.8% in Professionals.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Cranbourne East and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (11.3% compared to 10.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (14.9% compared to 13.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (10.1% compared to 11.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Cranbourne East increased by 1,835 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+359 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+287 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+259 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+208 persons)