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Seabrook

Occupation of employment

There were more clerical and administrative workers in Seabrook in 2011 than any other occupation.

Seabrook'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 Seabrook'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
Seabrook - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Hobsons Bay City %Number%Hobsons Bay City %2006 to 2011
Managers
26010.712.424810.411.8+12
Professionals
38015.622.832313.520.2+57
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers38315.713.542017.614.1-37
Community and Personal Service Workers
1867.68.51877.87.9-1
Clerical and Administrative Workers
44518.315.842417.716.8+21
Sales Workers
2299.48.42259.49.1+4
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2379.77.425710.88.4-20
map this data in atlas.idLabourers25510.58.826811.29.5-13
Inadequately described
632.62.4371.52.1+26

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, Seabrook: 10.7% Professionals, Seabrook: 15.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Seabrook: 15.7% Community and Personal Service Workers, Seabrook: 7.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Seabrook: 18.3% Sales Workers, Seabrook: 9.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Seabrook: 9.7% Labourers, Seabrook: 10.5% Inadequately described, Seabrook: 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, Seabrook: +12 Professionals, Seabrook: +57 Technicians and Trades Workers, Seabrook: -37 Community and Personal Service Workers, Seabrook: -1 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Seabrook: +21 Sales Workers, Seabrook: +4 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Seabrook: -20 Labourers, Seabrook: -13 Inadequately described, Seabrook: +26
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 Seabrook in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (445 people or 18.3%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (383 people or 15.7%)
  • Professionals (380 people or 15.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,208 people in total or 49.5% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Hobsons Bay City employed 15.8% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; 13.5% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 22.8% in Professionals.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (18.3% compared to 15.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (9.7% compared to 7.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (15.7% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (15.6% compared to 22.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Seabrook increased by 49 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Seabrook was for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+57 persons)