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Cranbourne North

Occupation of employment

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

Cranbourne North'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 North'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 North - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Managers
6208.79.93447.410.1+276
Professionals
80611.313.83667.911.8+441
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,24117.417.284218.117.6+399
Community and Personal Service Workers
6539.28.73517.57.3+302
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,15816.316.176316.416.3+395
Sales Workers
78511.010.352811.410.9+257
Machinery Operators And Drivers
85112.010.267414.511.2+177
map this data in atlas.idLabourers80011.211.269114.812.5+109
Inadequately described
2022.82.5932.02.3+109

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 North: 8.7% Professionals, Cranbourne North: 11.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Cranbourne North: 17.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Cranbourne North: 9.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cranbourne North: 16.3% Sales Workers, Cranbourne North: 11.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cranbourne North: 12.0% Labourers, Cranbourne North: 11.2% Inadequately described, Cranbourne North: 2.8%
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 North: +276 Professionals, Cranbourne North: +441 Technicians and Trades Workers, Cranbourne North: +399 Community and Personal Service Workers, Cranbourne North: +302 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cranbourne North: +395 Sales Workers, Cranbourne North: +257 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cranbourne North: +177 Labourers, Cranbourne North: +109 Inadequately described, Cranbourne North: +109
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 North in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,241 people or 17.4%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,158 people or 16.3%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (851 people or 12.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,250 people in total or 45.7% 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 10.2% in Machinery Operators And Drivers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (12.0% compared to 10.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (11.3% compared to 13.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (8.7% compared to 9.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Cranbourne North increased by 2,464 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+441 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+399 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+395 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+302 persons)