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Occupation of employment

There were more technicians and trades workers in the Frankston City in 2011 than any other occupation.

The Frankston City'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 the Frankston City'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
Frankston City - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Managers
6,25310.312.55,62010.412.5+633
Professionals
9,37515.524.17,45113.822.5+1,924
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers10,89118.013.49,71617.913.6+1,175
Community and Personal Service Workers
6,0179.98.94,8719.08.2+1,146
Clerical and Administrative Workers
9,29815.315.38,41015.515.9+888
Sales Workers
6,77711.29.76,46011.910.2+317
Machinery Operators And Drivers
4,4837.45.94,4288.26.4+55
map this data in atlas.idLabourers6,14210.18.06,17711.48.7-35
Inadequately described
1,3442.22.31,0331.92.0+311

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, Greater Melbourne: 12.5% Professionals, Greater Melbourne: 24.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Greater Melbourne: 13.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Greater Melbourne: 8.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Greater Melbourne: 15.3% Sales Workers, Greater Melbourne: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Greater Melbourne: 5.9% Labourers, Greater Melbourne: 8.0% Inadequately described, Greater Melbourne: 2.3% Managers, Frankston City: 10.3% Professionals, Frankston City: 15.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Frankston City: 18.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Frankston City: 9.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Frankston City: 15.3% Sales Workers, Frankston City: 11.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Frankston City: 7.4% Labourers, Frankston City: 10.1% Inadequately described, Frankston City: 2.2%
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, Frankston City: +633 Professionals, Frankston City: +1,924 Technicians and Trades Workers, Frankston City: +1,175 Community and Personal Service Workers, Frankston City: +1,146 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Frankston City: +888 Sales Workers, Frankston City: +317 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Frankston City: +55 Labourers, Frankston City: -35 Inadequately described, Frankston City: +311
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 Frankston City in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (10,891 people or 18.0%)
  • Professionals (9,375 people or 15.5%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (9,298 people or 15.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 29,564 people in total or 48.8% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Greater Melbourne employed 13.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 24.1% in Professionals; and 15.3% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of the Frankston City and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (18.0% compared to 13.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (10.1% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (15.5% compared to 24.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (10.3% compared to 12.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Frankston City increased by 6,414 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+1,924 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+1,175 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,146 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+888 persons)