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Newport West

Occupation of employment

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

Newport West'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 West'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 West - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2011 to 2016
Managers
79818.414.459115.012.4+207
Professionals
1,39132.024.71,16229.522.8+230
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers44510.312.347812.113.5-33
Community and Personal Service Workers
3648.49.43549.08.5+10
Clerical and Administrative Workers
60313.914.457414.615.8+29
Sales Workers
3237.48.63148.08.4+9
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1693.96.61553.97.4+14
map this data in atlas.idLabourers2024.77.72125.48.8-10
Not stated or inadequately described
190.40.71012.62.4-82

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 West: 18.4% Professionals, Newport West: 32.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Newport West: 10.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Newport West: 8.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Newport West: 13.9% Sales Workers, Newport West: 7.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Newport West: 3.9% Labourers, Newport West: 4.7%
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 West: +207 Professionals, Newport West: +230 Technicians and Trades Workers, Newport West: -33 Community and Personal Service Workers, Newport West: +10 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Newport West: +29 Sales Workers, Newport West: +9 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Newport West: +14 Labourers, Newport West: -10
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 West in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,391 people or 32.0%)
  • Managers (798 people or 18.4%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (603 people or 13.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,792 people in total or 64.3% 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 West and Hobsons Bay City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (32.0% compared to 24.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (18.4% compared to 14.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (4.7% compared to 7.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (3.9% compared to 6.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Newport West increased by 401 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2011 and 2016 in Newport West were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+230 persons)
  • Managers (+207 persons)

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