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Occupation of employment

There were more labourers in Frankston North in 2011 than any other occupation.

Frankston North'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 North'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 North - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Managers
914.910.3884.710.4+3
Professionals
1407.615.51065.613.8+34
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers33918.318.037920.117.9-40
Community and Personal Service Workers
19110.39.921011.19.0-19
Clerical and Administrative Workers
22912.415.31809.515.5+49
Sales Workers
1518.211.21749.211.9-23
Machinery Operators And Drivers
28915.67.429415.68.2-5
map this data in atlas.idLabourers37820.410.140021.211.4-22
Inadequately described
412.22.2552.91.9-14

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 North: 4.9% Professionals, Frankston North: 7.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Frankston North: 18.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Frankston North: 10.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Frankston North: 12.4% Sales Workers, Frankston North: 8.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Frankston North: 15.6% Labourers, Frankston North: 20.4% Inadequately described, Frankston North: 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 North: +3 Professionals, Frankston North: +34 Technicians and Trades Workers, Frankston North: -40 Community and Personal Service Workers, Frankston North: -19 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Frankston North: +49 Sales Workers, Frankston North: -23 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Frankston North: -5 Labourers, Frankston North: -22 Inadequately described, Frankston North: -14
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 North in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (378 people or 20.4%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (339 people or 18.3%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (289 people or 15.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,006 people in total or 54.4% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Frankston City employed 10.1% in Labourers; 18.0% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 7.4% in Machinery Operators And Drivers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (20.4% compared to 10.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (15.6% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (7.6% compared to 15.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (4.9% compared to 10.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Frankston North decreased by 37 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Frankston North between 2006 and 2011.