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Occupation of employment

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

Frankston Heights'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 Heights'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 Heights - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Managers
5309.210.35369.410.4-6
Professionals
96416.715.583414.613.8+130
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers99217.218.097317.017.9+19
Community and Personal Service Workers
67211.69.956910.09.0+103
Clerical and Administrative Workers
88415.315.393216.315.5-49
Sales Workers
69812.111.276313.411.9-65
Machinery Operators And Drivers
3866.77.43846.78.2+2
map this data in atlas.idLabourers5148.910.161810.811.4-104
Inadequately described
1352.32.21031.81.9+32

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 Heights: 9.2% Professionals, Frankston Heights: 16.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Frankston Heights: 17.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Frankston Heights: 11.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Frankston Heights: 15.3% Sales Workers, Frankston Heights: 12.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Frankston Heights: 6.7% Labourers, Frankston Heights: 8.9% Inadequately described, Frankston Heights: 2.3%
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 Heights: -6 Professionals, Frankston Heights: +130 Technicians and Trades Workers, Frankston Heights: +19 Community and Personal Service Workers, Frankston Heights: +103 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Frankston Heights: -49 Sales Workers, Frankston Heights: -65 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Frankston Heights: +2 Labourers, Frankston Heights: -104 Inadequately described, Frankston Heights: +32
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 Heights in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (992 people or 17.2%)
  • Professionals (964 people or 16.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (884 people or 15.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,840 people in total or 49.2% of the employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (11.6% compared to 9.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (16.7% compared to 15.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (8.9% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (9.2% compared to 10.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Frankston Heights increased by 61 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+130 persons)
  • Labourers (-104 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+103 persons)
  • Sales Workers (-65 persons)