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Altona Meadows

Occupation of employment

There were more clerical and administrative workers in Altona Meadows in 2011 than any other occupation.

Altona Meadows'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 Meadows'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 Meadows - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
Managers
7418.212.46857.711.8+56
Professionals
1,33514.822.81,15813.020.2+177
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,42415.813.51,42516.014.1-1
Community and Personal Service Workers
8319.28.57578.57.9+74
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,53817.115.81,58217.816.8-44
Sales Workers
8449.48.495610.89.1-112
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1,00611.27.41,03011.68.4-24
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1,07711.98.81,09012.39.5-13
Inadequately described
2232.52.42012.32.1+22

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 Meadows: 8.2% Professionals, Altona Meadows: 14.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Altona Meadows: 15.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Altona Meadows: 9.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Altona Meadows: 17.1% Sales Workers, Altona Meadows: 9.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Altona Meadows: 11.2% Labourers, Altona Meadows: 11.9% Inadequately described, Altona Meadows: 2.5%
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 Meadows: +56 Professionals, Altona Meadows: +177 Technicians and Trades Workers, Altona Meadows: -1 Community and Personal Service Workers, Altona Meadows: +74 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Altona Meadows: -44 Sales Workers, Altona Meadows: -112 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Altona Meadows: -24 Labourers, Altona Meadows: -13 Inadequately described, Altona Meadows: +22
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 Meadows in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,538 people or 17.1%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,424 people or 15.8%)
  • Professionals (1,335 people or 14.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,297 people in total or 47.6% of the employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (11.2% compared to 7.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (11.9% compared to 8.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (14.8% compared to 22.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (8.2% compared to 12.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Altona Meadows increased by 135 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+177 persons)
  • Sales Workers (-112 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+74 persons)
  • Managers (+56 persons)