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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Frankston Heights in 2016 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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Frankston Heights - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2011 to 2016
Managers
5179.311.05309.210.3-13
Professionals
95017.216.496316.715.5-13
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers94717.117.299117.218.0-44
Community and Personal Service Workers
74113.411.867111.69.9+70
Clerical and Administrative Workers
72713.114.088315.315.3-156
Sales Workers
63711.511.269712.111.2-61
Machinery Operators And Drivers
3626.56.93856.77.4-23
map this data in atlas.idLabourers55510.09.95138.910.1+42
Not stated or inadequately described
390.70.71352.32.2-96

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 Heights: 9.3% Professionals, Frankston Heights: 17.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Frankston Heights: 17.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Frankston Heights: 13.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Frankston Heights: 13.1% Sales Workers, Frankston Heights: 11.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Frankston Heights: 6.5% Labourers, Frankston Heights: 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 Heights: -13 Professionals, Frankston Heights: -13 Technicians and Trades Workers, Frankston Heights: -44 Community and Personal Service Workers, Frankston Heights: +70 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Frankston Heights: -156 Sales Workers, Frankston Heights: -61 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Frankston Heights: -23 Labourers, Frankston Heights: +42
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 Heights in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (950 people or 17.2%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (947 people or 17.1%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (741 people or 13.4%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,638 people in total or 47.7% 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 Heights and Frankston City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (13.4% compared to 11.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (9.3% compared to 11.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Frankston Heights decreased by 235 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-156 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+70 persons)
  • Sales Workers (-61 persons)

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