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Casey Growth Area

Occupation of employment

There were more technicians and trades workers in Casey Growth Area in 2011 than any other occupation.

Casey Growth Area'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 Casey Growth Area'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
Casey Growth Area - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Casey %Number%City of Casey %2006 to 2011
Managers
48212.09.917615.910.1+305
Professionals
64516.113.811310.111.8+532
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers71818.017.220518.517.6+513
Community and Personal Service Workers
3208.08.7575.17.3+263
Clerical and Administrative Workers
66216.616.117615.816.3+487
Sales Workers
40110.010.3918.210.9+310
Machinery Operators And Drivers
3428.610.212511.211.2+217
map this data in atlas.idLabourers3328.311.215013.512.5+182
Inadequately described
962.42.5191.72.3+77

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, Casey Growth Area: 12.0% Professionals, Casey Growth Area: 16.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Casey Growth Area: 18.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Casey Growth Area: 8.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Casey Growth Area: 16.6% Sales Workers, Casey Growth Area: 10.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Casey Growth Area: 8.6% Labourers, Casey Growth Area: 8.3% Inadequately described, Casey Growth Area: 2.4%
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, Casey Growth Area: +305 Professionals, Casey Growth Area: +532 Technicians and Trades Workers, Casey Growth Area: +513 Community and Personal Service Workers, Casey Growth Area: +263 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Casey Growth Area: +487 Sales Workers, Casey Growth Area: +310 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Casey Growth Area: +217 Labourers, Casey Growth Area: +182 Inadequately described, Casey Growth Area: +77
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 Casey Growth Area in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (718 people or 18.0%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (662 people or 16.6%)
  • Professionals (645 people or 16.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,025 people in total or 50.6% 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 Casey Growth Area and the City of Casey were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (16.1% compared to 13.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (12.0% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (8.3% compared to 11.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (8.6% compared to 10.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Casey Growth Area increased by 2,888 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+532 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+513 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+487 persons)
  • Sales Workers (+310 persons)