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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Frankston Central in 2011 than any other occupation.

Frankston Central'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 Frankston Central'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 Central - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Managers
3699.010.33459.510.4+24
Professionals
82920.315.566118.113.8+168
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers68816.818.057815.817.9+110
Community and Personal Service Workers
45711.29.938710.69.0+70
Clerical and Administrative Workers
55013.515.352514.415.5+25
Sales Workers
43910.811.241011.211.9+29
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2576.37.42557.08.2+2
map this data in atlas.idLabourers42310.310.141711.411.4+6
Inadequately described
731.82.2722.01.9+1

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, 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% Managers, Frankston Central: 9.0% Professionals, Frankston Central: 20.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Frankston Central: 16.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Frankston Central: 11.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Frankston Central: 13.5% Sales Workers, Frankston Central: 10.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Frankston Central: 6.3% Labourers, Frankston Central: 10.3% Inadequately described, Frankston Central: 1.8%
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, Frankston Central: +24 Professionals, Frankston Central: +168 Technicians and Trades Workers, Frankston Central: +110 Community and Personal Service Workers, Frankston Central: +70 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Frankston Central: +25 Sales Workers, Frankston Central: +29 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Frankston Central: +2 Labourers, Frankston Central: +6 Inadequately described, Frankston Central: +1
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 Central in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (829 people or 20.3%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (688 people or 16.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (550 people or 13.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,067 people in total or 50.6% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Frankston City employed 15.5% in Professionals; 18.0% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 15.3% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (20.3% compared to 15.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (11.2% compared to 9.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (13.5% compared to 15.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (9.0% compared to 10.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Frankston Central increased by 436 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+168 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+110 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+70 persons)