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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Knoxfield in 2011 than any other occupation.

Knoxfield'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 Knoxfield'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
Knoxfield - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2006 to 2011
Managers
38011.011.437810.811.7+1
Professionals
68419.819.360117.116.8+83
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers54615.816.257016.216.5-24
Community and Personal Service Workers
2998.78.83008.57.9-1
Clerical and Administrative Workers
60917.617.163418.017.5-25
Sales Workers
37510.910.940411.511.6-29
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2216.46.12517.16.7-30
map this data in atlas.idLabourers2868.38.33038.69.5-17
Inadequately described
521.51.8762.21.8-24

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, City of Knox: 11.4% Professionals, City of Knox: 19.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Knox: 16.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Knox: 8.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Knox: 17.1% Sales Workers, City of Knox: 10.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Knox: 6.1% Labourers, City of Knox: 8.3% Inadequately described, City of Knox: 1.8% Managers, Knoxfield: 11.0% Professionals, Knoxfield: 19.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, Knoxfield: 15.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Knoxfield: 8.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Knoxfield: 17.6% Sales Workers, Knoxfield: 10.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Knoxfield: 6.4% Labourers, Knoxfield: 8.3% Inadequately described, Knoxfield: 1.5%
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, Knoxfield: +1 Professionals, Knoxfield: +83 Technicians and Trades Workers, Knoxfield: -24 Community and Personal Service Workers, Knoxfield: -1 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Knoxfield: -25 Sales Workers, Knoxfield: -29 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Knoxfield: -30 Labourers, Knoxfield: -17 Inadequately described, Knoxfield: -24
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 Knoxfield in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (684 people or 19.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (609 people or 17.6%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (546 people or 15.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,839 people in total or 53.3% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Knox employed 19.3% in Professionals; 17.1% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 16.2% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

There were no major differences between Knoxfield and City of Knox in 2011.

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Knoxfield decreased by 66 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+83 persons)