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Altona - Seaholme

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Altona - Seaholme in 2011 than any other occupation.

Altona - Seaholme'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 Altona - Seaholme'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
Altona - Seaholme - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
Managers
65811.912.460711.611.8+51
Professionals
1,26222.722.899619.120.2+266
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers81314.713.580015.414.1+13
Community and Personal Service Workers
4968.98.54368.47.9+60
Clerical and Administrative Workers
96717.415.893217.916.8+35
Sales Workers
4438.08.44458.59.1-2
Machinery Operators And Drivers
3776.87.44268.28.4-49
map this data in atlas.idLabourers4237.68.84749.19.5-51
Inadequately described
1092.02.4951.82.1+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, Hobsons Bay City: 12.4% Professionals, Hobsons Bay City: 22.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Hobsons Bay City: 13.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Hobsons Bay City: 8.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hobsons Bay City: 15.8% Sales Workers, Hobsons Bay City: 8.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hobsons Bay City: 7.4% Labourers, Hobsons Bay City: 8.8% Inadequately described, Hobsons Bay City: 2.4% Managers, Altona - Seaholme: 11.9% Professionals, Altona - Seaholme: 22.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Altona - Seaholme: 14.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Altona - Seaholme: 8.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Altona - Seaholme: 17.4% Sales Workers, Altona - Seaholme: 8.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Altona - Seaholme: 6.8% Labourers, Altona - Seaholme: 7.6% Inadequately described, Altona - Seaholme: 2.0%
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, Altona - Seaholme: +51 Professionals, Altona - Seaholme: +266 Technicians and Trades Workers, Altona - Seaholme: +13 Community and Personal Service Workers, Altona - Seaholme: +60 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Altona - Seaholme: +35 Sales Workers, Altona - Seaholme: -2 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Altona - Seaholme: -49 Labourers, Altona - Seaholme: -51 Inadequately described, Altona - Seaholme: +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 Altona - Seaholme in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,262 people or 22.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (967 people or 17.4%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (813 people or 14.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,042 people in total or 54.8% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Hobsons Bay City employed 22.8% in Professionals; 15.8% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 13.5% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Altona - Seaholme and Hobsons Bay City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (17.4% compared to 15.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (14.7% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (7.6% compared to 8.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Altona - Seaholme increased by 337 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+266 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+60 persons)
  • Managers (+51 persons)
  • Labourers (-51 persons)