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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in the City of Manningham in 2016 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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
City of Manningham - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2011 to 2016
Managers
8,85916.813.28,56316.112.5+296
Professionals
15,02928.525.014,75527.724.1+274
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers5,52710.512.66,02411.313.4-497
Community and Personal Service Workers
4,7108.910.24,3168.18.9+394
Clerical and Administrative Workers
7,57914.313.98,30715.615.3-728
Sales Workers
5,88011.19.76,01011.39.7-130
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1,3512.65.61,4532.75.9-102
map this data in atlas.idLabourers2,9815.68.12,7095.18.0+272
Not stated or inadequately described
4260.80.71,0582.02.3-632

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, Greater Melbourne: 13.2% Professionals, Greater Melbourne: 25.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Greater Melbourne: 12.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Greater Melbourne: 10.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Greater Melbourne: 13.9% Sales Workers, Greater Melbourne: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Greater Melbourne: 5.6% Labourers, Greater Melbourne: 8.1% Managers, City of Manningham: 16.8% Professionals, City of Manningham: 28.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Manningham: 10.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Manningham: 8.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Manningham: 14.3% Sales Workers, City of Manningham: 11.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Manningham: 2.6% Labourers, City of Manningham: 5.6%
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, City of Manningham: +296 Professionals, City of Manningham: +274 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Manningham: -497 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Manningham: +394 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Manningham: -728 Sales Workers, City of Manningham: -130 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Manningham: -102 Labourers, City of Manningham: +272
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 City of Manningham in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (15,029 people or 28.5%)
  • Managers (8,859 people or 16.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (7,579 people or 14.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 31,467 people in total or 59.6% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Greater Melbourne employed 25.0% in Professionals; 13.2% in Managers; and 13.9% 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 Managers (16.8% compared to 13.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (28.5% compared to 25.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (2.6% compared to 5.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (5.6% compared to 8.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in City of Manningham decreased by 375 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-728 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-497 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+394 persons)
  • Managers (+296 persons)

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