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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in the City of Manningham in 2011 than any other occupation.

The City of Manningham'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 City of Manningham'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
City of Manningham - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Managers
8,56316.112.58,54316.212.5+20
Professionals
14,75527.724.113,89526.322.5+860
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers6,02411.313.46,01111.413.6+13
Community and Personal Service Workers
4,3168.18.93,8287.38.2+488
Clerical and Administrative Workers
8,30715.615.38,66216.415.9-355
Sales Workers
6,01011.39.76,18211.710.2-172
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1,4532.75.91,5623.06.4-109
map this data in atlas.idLabourers2,7095.18.02,9445.68.7-235
Inadequately described
1,0582.02.31,1222.12.0-64

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, Greater Melbourne: 12.5% Professionals, Greater Melbourne: 24.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Greater Melbourne: 13.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Greater Melbourne: 8.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Greater Melbourne: 15.3% Sales Workers, Greater Melbourne: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Greater Melbourne: 5.9% Labourers, Greater Melbourne: 8.0% Inadequately described, Greater Melbourne: 2.3% Managers, City of Manningham: 16.1% Professionals, City of Manningham: 27.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Manningham: 11.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Manningham: 8.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Manningham: 15.6% Sales Workers, City of Manningham: 11.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Manningham: 2.7% Labourers, City of Manningham: 5.1% Inadequately described, City of Manningham: 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, City of Manningham: +20 Professionals, City of Manningham: +860 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Manningham: +13 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Manningham: +488 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Manningham: -355 Sales Workers, City of Manningham: -172 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Manningham: -109 Labourers, City of Manningham: -235 Inadequately described, City of Manningham: -64
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 City of Manningham in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (14,755 people or 27.7%)
  • Managers (8,563 people or 16.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (8,307 people or 15.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 31,625 people in total or 59.5% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Greater Melbourne employed 24.1% in Professionals; 12.5% in Managers; and 15.3% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of the City of Manningham and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (27.7% compared to 24.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (16.1% compared to 12.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (2.7% compared to 5.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (5.1% compared to 8.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in City of Manningham increased by 446 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+860 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+488 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-355 persons)
  • Labourers (-235 persons)