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Frankston Central

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Frankston Central in 2016 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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Frankston Central - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2011 to 2016
Managers
44510.111.03699.010.3+76
Professionals
93521.216.482820.315.5+106
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers69315.717.268716.818.0+5
Community and Personal Service Workers
59613.511.845711.29.9+139
Clerical and Administrative Workers
50711.514.055013.515.3-43
Sales Workers
46910.611.243910.811.2+30
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2605.96.92566.37.4+3
map this data in atlas.idLabourers44010.09.942210.310.1+17
Not stated or inadequately described
360.80.7731.82.2-37

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Occupation of employment, 2016
Occupation of employment, 2016 Managers, Frankston City: 11.0% Professionals, Frankston City: 16.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Frankston City: 17.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Frankston City: 11.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Frankston City: 14.0% Sales Workers, Frankston City: 11.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Frankston City: 6.9% Labourers, Frankston City: 9.9% Managers, Frankston Central: 10.1% Professionals, Frankston Central: 21.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Frankston Central: 15.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Frankston Central: 13.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Frankston Central: 11.5% Sales Workers, Frankston Central: 10.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Frankston Central: 5.9% Labourers, Frankston Central: 10.0%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016 Managers, Frankston Central: +76 Professionals, Frankston Central: +106 Technicians and Trades Workers, Frankston Central: +5 Community and Personal Service Workers, Frankston Central: +139 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Frankston Central: -43 Sales Workers, Frankston Central: +30 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Frankston Central: +3 Labourers, Frankston Central: +17
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (935 people or 21.2%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (693 people or 15.7%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (596 people or 13.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,224 people in total or 50.4% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Frankston City employed 16.4% in Professionals; 17.2% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 11.8% in Community and Personal Service 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 (21.2% compared to 16.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (13.5% compared to 11.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.5% compared to 14.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (15.7% compared to 17.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Frankston Central increased by 326 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2011 and 2016 in Frankston Central were for those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+139 persons)
  • Professionals (+106 persons)
  • Managers (+76 persons)

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