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Boronia

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Boronia in 2016 than any other occupation.

Boronia'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 Boronia'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
Boronia - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2011 to 2016
Managers
1,10410.212.09779.311.4+127
Professionals
1,97718.320.91,82517.319.3+151
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,90217.615.22,00319.016.2-101
Community and Personal Service Workers
1,21211.210.11,0299.78.8+183
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,63615.215.71,73416.417.1-98
Sales Workers
1,0429.710.91,0009.510.9+42
Machinery Operators And Drivers
6846.35.57417.06.1-57
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1,07410.08.11,0399.88.3+35
Not stated or inadequately described
480.40.72102.01.8-162

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, City of Knox: 12.0% Professionals, City of Knox: 20.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Knox: 15.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Knox: 10.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Knox: 15.7% Sales Workers, City of Knox: 10.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Knox: 5.5% Labourers, City of Knox: 8.1% Managers, Boronia: 10.2% Professionals, Boronia: 18.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Boronia: 17.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Boronia: 11.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Boronia: 15.2% Sales Workers, Boronia: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Boronia: 6.3% Labourers, Boronia: 10.0%
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, Boronia: +127 Professionals, Boronia: +151 Technicians and Trades Workers, Boronia: -101 Community and Personal Service Workers, Boronia: +183 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Boronia: -98 Sales Workers, Boronia: +42 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Boronia: -57 Labourers, Boronia: +35
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 Boronia in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,977 people or 18.3%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,902 people or 17.6%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,636 people or 15.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 5,515 people in total or 51.2% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Knox employed 20.9% in Professionals; 15.2% in Technicians and Trades Workers; and 15.7% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Boronia and the City of Knox were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (17.6% compared to 15.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (10.0% compared to 8.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (18.3% compared to 20.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (10.2% compared to 12.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Boronia increased by 221 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+183 persons)
  • Professionals (+151 persons)
  • Managers (+127 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-101 persons)

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