City of Belmont
Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in City of Belmont in 2011 than any other occupation.

City of Belmont'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 City of Belmont'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
City of Belmont - Total persons (Enumerated)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%EMRC area %Number%EMRC area %2006 to 2011
Managers
1,74710.010.71,3339.510.4+414
Professionals
3,22318.517.52,22615.816.2+997
Technicians and Trades Workers
2,91616.817.12,32216.517.0+594
Community and Personal Service Workers
1,6589.59.91,2969.29.4+362
Clerical and Administrative Workers
2,72415.716.42,35816.716.5+366
Sales Workers
1,4118.19.21,2689.09.9+143
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1,6449.58.21,3719.78.1+273
Labourers
1,7249.99.41,65411.710.8+70
Inadequately described
3462.01.62511.81.6+95

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Occupation of employment, 2011
Occupation of employment, 2011 Managers, EMRC area: 10.7% Professionals, EMRC area: 17.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, EMRC area: 17.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, EMRC area: 9.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, EMRC area: 16.4% Sales Workers, EMRC area: 9.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, EMRC area: 8.2% Labourers, EMRC area: 9.4% Inadequately described, EMRC area: 1.6% Managers, City of Belmont: 10.0% Professionals, City of Belmont: 18.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Belmont: 16.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Belmont: 9.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Belmont: 15.7% Sales Workers, City of Belmont: 8.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Belmont: 9.5% Labourers, City of Belmont: 9.9% Inadequately described, City of Belmont: 2.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Enumerated 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, City of Belmont: +414 Professionals, City of Belmont: +997 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Belmont: +594 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Belmont: +362 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Belmont: +366 Sales Workers, City of Belmont: +143 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Belmont: +273 Labourers, City of Belmont: +70 Inadequately described, City of Belmont: +95
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Enumerated 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 City of Belmont in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (3,223 people or 18.5%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (2,916 people or 16.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (2,724 people or 15.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 8,863 people in total or 51.0% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, EMRC area employed 17.5% in Professionals; 17.1% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 16.4% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of City of Belmont and EMRC area were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (9.5% compared to 8.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (18.5% compared to 17.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (8.1% compared to 9.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in City of Belmont increased by 3,314 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+997 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+594 persons)
  • Managers (+414 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+366 persons)