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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Sandhurst in 2011 than any other occupation.

Sandhurst'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 Sandhurst'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
Sandhurst - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Managers
34218.510.310822.010.4+234
Professionals
41422.415.58316.913.8+331
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers22612.218.06513.317.9+161
Community and Personal Service Workers
1176.39.9224.59.0+95
Clerical and Administrative Workers
36719.915.39519.415.5+272
Sales Workers
19510.611.27014.311.9+125
Machinery Operators And Drivers
573.17.4183.78.2+39
map this data in atlas.idLabourers874.710.1193.911.4+68
Inadequately described
412.22.2102.01.9+31

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, Sandhurst: 18.5% Professionals, Sandhurst: 22.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Sandhurst: 12.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Sandhurst: 6.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Sandhurst: 19.9% Sales Workers, Sandhurst: 10.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Sandhurst: 3.1% Labourers, Sandhurst: 4.7% Inadequately described, Sandhurst: 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, Sandhurst: +234 Professionals, Sandhurst: +331 Technicians and Trades Workers, Sandhurst: +161 Community and Personal Service Workers, Sandhurst: +95 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Sandhurst: +272 Sales Workers, Sandhurst: +125 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Sandhurst: +39 Labourers, Sandhurst: +68 Inadequately described, Sandhurst: +31
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 Sandhurst in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (414 people or 22.4%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (367 people or 19.9%)
  • Managers (342 people or 18.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,123 people in total or 60.8% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Frankston City employed 15.5% in Professionals; 15.3% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 10.3% in Managers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (18.5% compared to 10.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (22.4% compared to 15.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (12.2% compared to 18.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (4.7% compared to 10.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Sandhurst increased by 1,356 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+331 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+272 persons)
  • Managers (+234 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+161 persons)