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

Hallam'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 Hallam'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
Hallam - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Managers
3056.79.93517.910.1-46
Professionals
55712.213.844810.111.8+109
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers75516.617.274416.817.6+11
Community and Personal Service Workers
4109.08.72886.57.3+122
Clerical and Administrative Workers
71515.716.167915.316.3+36
Sales Workers
45510.010.346510.510.9-10
Machinery Operators And Drivers
60413.310.261313.811.2-9
map this data in atlas.idLabourers62513.711.270415.912.5-79
Inadequately described
1272.82.51413.22.3-14

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, Hallam: 6.7% Professionals, Hallam: 12.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Hallam: 16.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Hallam: 9.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hallam: 15.7% Sales Workers, Hallam: 10.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hallam: 13.3% Labourers, Hallam: 13.7% Inadequately described, Hallam: 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, Hallam: -46 Professionals, Hallam: +109 Technicians and Trades Workers, Hallam: +11 Community and Personal Service Workers, Hallam: +122 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hallam: +36 Sales Workers, Hallam: -10 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hallam: -9 Labourers, Hallam: -79 Inadequately described, Hallam: -14
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 Hallam in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (755 people or 16.6%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (715 people or 15.7%)
  • Labourers (625 people or 13.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,095 people in total or 46.0% 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 11.2% in Labourers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (13.3% compared to 10.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (13.7% compared to 11.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (6.7% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (12.2% compared to 13.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Hallam increased by 119 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+122 persons)
  • Professionals (+109 persons)
  • Labourers (-79 persons)