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Newport East

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Newport East in 2016 than any other occupation.

Newport East'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 Newport East'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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Newport East - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2011 to 2016
Managers
45319.614.438818.012.4+65
Professionals
77233.324.773133.922.8+41
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers2269.812.321510.013.5+11
Community and Personal Service Workers
1757.69.41336.28.5+42
Clerical and Administrative Workers
32814.214.432515.115.8+3
Sales Workers
1556.78.61416.68.4+14
Machinery Operators And Drivers
602.66.6512.47.4+9
map this data in atlas.idLabourers964.17.7994.68.8-3
Not stated or inadequately described
150.70.7683.22.4-52

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Occupation of employment, 2016
Occupation of employment, 2016 Managers, Hobsons Bay City: 14.4% Professionals, Hobsons Bay City: 24.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Hobsons Bay City: 12.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Hobsons Bay City: 9.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hobsons Bay City: 14.4% Sales Workers, Hobsons Bay City: 8.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hobsons Bay City: 6.6% Labourers, Hobsons Bay City: 7.7% Managers, Newport East: 19.6% Professionals, Newport East: 33.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Newport East: 9.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Newport East: 7.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Newport East: 14.2% Sales Workers, Newport East: 6.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Newport East: 2.6% Labourers, Newport East: 4.1%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016 Managers, Newport East: +65 Professionals, Newport East: +41 Technicians and Trades Workers, Newport East: +11 Community and Personal Service Workers, Newport East: +42 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Newport East: +3 Sales Workers, Newport East: +14 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Newport East: +9 Labourers, Newport East: -3
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Newport East in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (772 people or 33.3%)
  • Managers (453 people or 19.6%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (328 people or 14.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,553 people in total or 67.1% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Hobsons Bay City employed 24.7% in Professionals; 14.4% in Managers; and 14.4% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (33.3% compared to 24.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (19.6% compared to 14.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (2.6% compared to 6.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (4.1% compared to 7.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Newport East increased by 163 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the occupations of residents between 2011 and 2016 in Newport East was for those employed as:

  • Managers (+65 persons)

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