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Cranbourne West

Occupation of employment

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

Cranbourne West'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 West'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 West - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Managers
2566.49.92136.410.1+43
Professionals
3328.413.82176.611.8+115
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers69017.417.261218.517.6+78
Community and Personal Service Workers
3849.78.72517.67.3+133
Clerical and Administrative Workers
56714.316.151515.616.3+52
Sales Workers
3288.310.33049.210.9+24
Machinery Operators And Drivers
64516.210.254716.511.2+98
map this data in atlas.idLabourers63416.011.256317.012.5+71
Inadequately described
1353.42.5872.62.3+48

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 West: 6.4% Professionals, Cranbourne West: 8.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Cranbourne West: 17.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Cranbourne West: 9.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cranbourne West: 14.3% Sales Workers, Cranbourne West: 8.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cranbourne West: 16.2% Labourers, Cranbourne West: 16.0% Inadequately described, Cranbourne West: 3.4%
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 West: +43 Professionals, Cranbourne West: +115 Technicians and Trades Workers, Cranbourne West: +78 Community and Personal Service Workers, Cranbourne West: +133 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cranbourne West: +52 Sales Workers, Cranbourne West: +24 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cranbourne West: +98 Labourers, Cranbourne West: +71 Inadequately described, Cranbourne West: +48
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 West in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (690 people or 17.4%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (645 people or 16.2%)
  • Labourers (634 people or 16.0%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,969 people in total or 49.6% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Casey employed 17.2% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 10.2% in Machinery Operators And Drivers; and 11.2% in Labourers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (16.2% compared to 10.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (16.0% compared to 11.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (8.4% compared to 13.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (6.4% compared to 9.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Cranbourne West increased by 662 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+133 persons)
  • Professionals (+115 persons)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+98 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+78 persons)