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Occupation of employment

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

Frankston South'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 South'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 South - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Managers
1,20314.010.31,23714.810.4-34
Professionals
1,92322.415.51,71020.513.8+213
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,31615.318.01,30315.617.9+13
Community and Personal Service Workers
7478.79.96647.99.0+83
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,33115.515.31,31315.715.5+18
Sales Workers
1,06712.411.21,08813.011.9-21
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2743.27.43053.68.2-31
map this data in atlas.idLabourers5786.710.15887.011.4-10
Inadequately described
1461.72.21501.81.9-4

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 South: 14.0% Professionals, Frankston South: 22.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Frankston South: 15.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Frankston South: 8.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Frankston South: 15.5% Sales Workers, Frankston South: 12.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Frankston South: 3.2% Labourers, Frankston South: 6.7% Inadequately described, Frankston South: 1.7%
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 South: -34 Professionals, Frankston South: +213 Technicians and Trades Workers, Frankston South: +13 Community and Personal Service Workers, Frankston South: +83 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Frankston South: +18 Sales Workers, Frankston South: -21 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Frankston South: -31 Labourers, Frankston South: -10 Inadequately described, Frankston South: -4
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 South in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,923 people or 22.4%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,331 people or 15.5%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,316 people or 15.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,570 people in total or 53.2% of the employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (22.4% compared to 15.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (14.0% compared to 10.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (3.2% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (6.7% compared to 10.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Frankston South increased by 227 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+213 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+83 persons)