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Cranbourne West

Occupation of employment

There were more technicians and trades workers in Cranbourne West in 2016 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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Cranbourne West - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2011 to 2016
Managers
6278.610.22566.49.9+371
Professionals
87312.015.03328.413.8+541
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,23116.916.369017.417.2+541
Community and Personal Service Workers
89312.210.93849.78.7+509
Clerical and Administrative Workers
95713.114.656714.316.1+390
Sales Workers
6969.510.33288.310.3+368
Machinery Operators And Drivers
97513.49.564516.210.2+330
map this data in atlas.idLabourers94112.911.363416.011.2+307
Not stated or inadequately described
550.80.81353.42.5-80

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, 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% Managers, Cranbourne West: 8.6% Professionals, Cranbourne West: 12.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Cranbourne West: 16.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Cranbourne West: 12.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cranbourne West: 13.1% Sales Workers, Cranbourne West: 9.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cranbourne West: 13.4% Labourers, Cranbourne West: 12.9%
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, Cranbourne West: +371 Professionals, Cranbourne West: +541 Technicians and Trades Workers, Cranbourne West: +541 Community and Personal Service Workers, Cranbourne West: +509 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cranbourne West: +390 Sales Workers, Cranbourne West: +368 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cranbourne West: +330 Labourers, Cranbourne West: +307
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 Cranbourne West in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,231 people or 16.9%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (975 people or 13.4%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (957 people or 13.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,163 people in total or 43.4% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Casey employed 16.3% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 9.5% in Machinery Operators And Drivers; and 14.6% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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 (13.4% compared to 9.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (12.9% compared to 11.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (12.0% compared to 15.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (8.6% compared to 10.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Cranbourne West increased by 3,325 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Professionals (+541 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+541 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+509 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+390 persons)

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