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Newport East

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Newport East in 2011 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?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Newport East - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
Managers
38818.012.437317.711.8+15
Professionals
73133.922.866231.420.2+69
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers21510.013.527112.814.1-56
Community and Personal Service Workers
1346.28.51276.07.9+6
Clerical and Administrative Workers
32515.115.832515.416.80
Sales Workers
1426.68.41718.19.1-29
Machinery Operators And Drivers
522.47.4633.08.4-11
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1004.68.8864.19.5+13
Inadequately described
683.22.4331.62.1+35

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, Newport East: 18.0% Professionals, Newport East: 33.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Newport East: 10.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Newport East: 6.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Newport East: 15.1% Sales Workers, Newport East: 6.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Newport East: 2.4% Labourers, Newport East: 4.6% Inadequately described, Newport East: 3.2%
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, Newport East: +15 Professionals, Newport East: +69 Technicians and Trades Workers, Newport East: -56 Community and Personal Service Workers, Newport East: +6 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Newport East: 0 Sales Workers, Newport East: -29 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Newport East: -11 Labourers, Newport East: +13 Inadequately described, Newport East: +35
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 Newport East in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (731 people or 33.9%)
  • Managers (388 people or 18.0%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (325 people or 15.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,444 people in total or 67.0% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Hobsons Bay City employed 22.8% in Professionals; 12.4% in Managers; and 15.8% 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 (33.9% compared to 22.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (18.0% compared to 12.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (2.4% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (4.6% compared to 8.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Newport East increased by 43 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+69 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-56 persons)