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Occupation of employment

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

Scoresby'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 Scoresby'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
Scoresby - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2006 to 2011
Managers
3109.911.432810.511.7-18
Professionals
61219.519.350516.116.8+106
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers50616.116.252416.716.5-19
Community and Personal Service Workers
2778.98.82758.87.9+3
Clerical and Administrative Workers
51916.617.152616.817.5-8
Sales Workers
34310.910.934010.811.6+3
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2197.06.12899.26.7-70
map this data in atlas.idLabourers2859.18.331310.09.5-27
Inadequately described
622.01.8371.21.8+25

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, Scoresby: 9.9% Professionals, Scoresby: 19.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Scoresby: 16.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Scoresby: 8.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Scoresby: 16.6% Sales Workers, Scoresby: 10.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Scoresby: 7.0% Labourers, Scoresby: 9.1% Inadequately described, Scoresby: 2.0%
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, Scoresby: -18 Professionals, Scoresby: +106 Technicians and Trades Workers, Scoresby: -19 Community and Personal Service Workers, Scoresby: +3 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Scoresby: -8 Sales Workers, Scoresby: +3 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Scoresby: -70 Labourers, Scoresby: -27 Inadequately described, Scoresby: +25
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 Scoresby in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (612 people or 19.5%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (519 people or 16.6%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (506 people or 16.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,637 people in total or 52.2% 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.

The major difference between the jobs held by the population of Scoresby and the City of Knox was:

  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (9.9% compared to 11.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Scoresby decreased by 5 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+106 persons)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-70 persons)