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The Basin

Occupation of employment

There were more technicians and trades workers in The Basin in 2016 than any other occupation.

The Basin'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 The Basin'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
The Basin - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Knox %Number%City of Knox %2011 to 2016
Managers
27511.912.028812.211.4-13
Professionals
42018.220.941817.619.3+3
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers45919.815.246919.716.2-10
Community and Personal Service Workers
24010.410.12299.68.8+11
Clerical and Administrative Workers
36115.615.738116.117.1-20
Sales Workers
2089.010.92038.610.9+5
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1175.15.51616.86.1-45
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1938.48.11737.38.3+21
Not stated or inadequately described
40.20.7502.11.8-46

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, The Basin: 11.9% Professionals, The Basin: 18.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, The Basin: 19.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, The Basin: 10.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, The Basin: 15.6% Sales Workers, The Basin: 9.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, The Basin: 5.1% Labourers, The Basin: 8.4%
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, The Basin: -13 Professionals, The Basin: +3 Technicians and Trades Workers, The Basin: -10 Community and Personal Service Workers, The Basin: +11 Clerical and Administrative Workers, The Basin: -20 Sales Workers, The Basin: +5 Machinery Operators And Drivers, The Basin: -45 Labourers, The Basin: +21
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 The Basin in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (459 people or 19.8%)
  • Professionals (420 people or 18.2%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (361 people or 15.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,240 people in total or 53.6% of the employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (19.8% compared to 15.2%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (18.2% compared to 20.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (9.0% compared to 10.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in The Basin decreased by 59 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in The Basin between 2011 and 2016.

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