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Laverton

Occupation of employment

There were more labourers in Laverton in 2011 than any other occupation.

Laverton'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 Laverton'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
Laverton - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
Managers
1135.912.4634.211.8+50
Professionals
24212.722.81419.420.2+101
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers27914.613.523015.314.1+49
Community and Personal Service Workers
1889.98.51419.47.9+47
Clerical and Administrative Workers
23312.215.822715.116.8+6
Sales Workers
1407.38.41218.19.1+19
Machinery Operators And Drivers
26513.97.426117.48.4+4
map this data in atlas.idLabourers36219.08.826017.39.5+102
Inadequately described
864.52.4553.72.1+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, 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, Laverton: 5.9% Professionals, Laverton: 12.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Laverton: 14.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Laverton: 9.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Laverton: 12.2% Sales Workers, Laverton: 7.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Laverton: 13.9% Labourers, Laverton: 19.0% Inadequately described, Laverton: 4.5%
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, Laverton: +50 Professionals, Laverton: +101 Technicians and Trades Workers, Laverton: +49 Community and Personal Service Workers, Laverton: +47 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Laverton: +6 Sales Workers, Laverton: +19 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Laverton: +4 Labourers, Laverton: +102 Inadequately described, Laverton: +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 Laverton in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Labourers (362 people or 19.0%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (279 people or 14.6%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (265 people or 13.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 906 people in total or 47.5% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Hobsons Bay City employed 8.8% in Labourers; 13.5% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 7.4% in Machinery Operators And Drivers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (19.0% compared to 8.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (13.9% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (12.7% compared to 22.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (5.9% compared to 12.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Laverton increased by 407 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Labourers (+102 persons)
  • Professionals (+101 persons)
  • Managers (+50 persons)