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Doncaster East

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Doncaster East in 2011 than any other occupation.

Doncaster East'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 Doncaster East'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
Doncaster East - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Managers
1,78714.216.11,77714.116.2+10
Professionals
3,47527.727.73,24325.826.3+232
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,49111.911.31,46711.711.4+23
Community and Personal Service Workers
1,0568.48.19357.47.3+121
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,95515.615.62,09816.716.4-143
Sales Workers
1,45111.611.31,55312.411.7-102
Machinery Operators And Drivers
3502.82.74223.43.0-72
map this data in atlas.idLabourers7195.75.18036.45.6-84
Inadequately described
2632.12.02642.12.1-1

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 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% Managers, Doncaster East: 14.2% Professionals, Doncaster East: 27.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Doncaster East: 11.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Doncaster East: 8.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Doncaster East: 15.6% Sales Workers, Doncaster East: 11.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Doncaster East: 2.8% Labourers, Doncaster East: 5.7% Inadequately described, Doncaster East: 2.1%
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, Doncaster East: +10 Professionals, Doncaster East: +232 Technicians and Trades Workers, Doncaster East: +23 Community and Personal Service Workers, Doncaster East: +121 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Doncaster East: -143 Sales Workers, Doncaster East: -102 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Doncaster East: -72 Labourers, Doncaster East: -84 Inadequately described, Doncaster East: -1
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 Doncaster East in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (3,475 people or 27.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,955 people or 15.6%)
  • Managers (1,787 people or 14.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 7,217 people in total or 57.5% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Manningham employed 27.7% in Professionals; 15.6% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 16.1% in Managers.

The major difference between the jobs held by the population of Doncaster East and City of Manningham was:

  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (14.2% compared to 16.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Doncaster East decreased by 16 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+232 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-143 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+121 persons)
  • Sales Workers (-102 persons)