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Newport West

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Newport West in 2011 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?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Newport West - Employed persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
Managers
59115.012.443613.411.8+155
Professionals
1,16229.522.885426.320.2+308
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers47912.113.543813.514.1+40
Community and Personal Service Workers
3559.08.52638.17.9+92
Clerical and Administrative Workers
57514.615.855717.216.8+18
Sales Workers
3148.08.42618.09.1+53
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1553.97.41755.48.4-20
map this data in atlas.idLabourers2125.48.82156.69.5-3
Inadequately described
1012.62.4461.42.1+55

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 West: 15.0% Professionals, Newport West: 29.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Newport West: 12.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Newport West: 9.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Newport West: 14.6% Sales Workers, Newport West: 8.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Newport West: 3.9% Labourers, Newport West: 5.4% Inadequately described, Newport West: 2.6%
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 West: +155 Professionals, Newport West: +308 Technicians and Trades Workers, Newport West: +40 Community and Personal Service Workers, Newport West: +92 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Newport West: +18 Sales Workers, Newport West: +53 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Newport West: -20 Labourers, Newport West: -3 Inadequately described, Newport West: +55
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 West in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,162 people or 29.5%)
  • Managers (591 people or 15.0%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (575 people or 14.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,328 people in total or 59.0% 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 West and Hobsons Bay City were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (29.5% compared to 22.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (15.0% compared to 12.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (3.9% compared to 7.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (5.4% compared to 8.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Newport West increased by 699 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+308 persons)
  • Managers (+155 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+92 persons)
  • Sales Workers (+53 persons)

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