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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre in 2011 than any other occupation.

Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre'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 Metropolitan Activity Centre'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 Metropolitan Activity Centre - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Managers
937.410.31109.510.4-17
Professionals
24619.815.521018.113.8+36
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers20716.618.017515.117.9+32
Community and Personal Service Workers
14111.39.913011.39.0+10
Clerical and Administrative Workers
17013.715.315413.315.5+16
Sales Workers
12410.011.213611.711.9-12
Machinery Operators And Drivers
947.67.4827.18.2+12
map this data in atlas.idLabourers15312.310.114712.711.4+6
Inadequately described
171.32.2141.21.9+3

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 Metropolitan Activity Centre: 7.4% Professionals, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 19.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 16.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 11.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 13.7% Sales Workers, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 10.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 7.6% Labourers, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 12.3% Inadequately described, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: 1.3%
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 Metropolitan Activity Centre: -17 Professionals, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +36 Technicians and Trades Workers, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +32 Community and Personal Service Workers, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +10 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +16 Sales Workers, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: -12 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +12 Labourers, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +6 Inadequately described, Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre: +3
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 Metropolitan Activity Centre in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (246 people or 19.8%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (207 people or 16.6%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (170 people or 13.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 623 people in total or 50.1% of the employed resident population.

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

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre and Frankston City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (19.8% compared to 15.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (12.3% compared to 10.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (7.4% compared to 10.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (13.7% compared to 15.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre increased by 86 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Frankston Metropolitan Activity Centre between 2006 and 2011.