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Doncaster East

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Doncaster East in 2016 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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Doncaster East - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2011 to 2016
Managers
1,87014.916.81,78614.216.1+83
Professionals
3,66229.228.53,47427.727.7+188
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,31810.510.51,49011.911.3-172
Community and Personal Service Workers
1,1739.38.91,0568.48.1+117
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,87114.914.31,95515.615.6-84
Sales Workers
1,42811.411.11,45111.611.3-23
Machinery Operators And Drivers
3552.82.63502.82.7+5
map this data in atlas.idLabourers7205.75.67195.75.1+2
Not stated or inadequately described
680.50.82622.12.0-195

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 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% Managers, Doncaster East: 14.9% Professionals, Doncaster East: 29.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Doncaster East: 10.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Doncaster East: 9.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Doncaster East: 14.9% Sales Workers, Doncaster East: 11.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Doncaster East: 2.8% Labourers, Doncaster East: 5.7%
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, Doncaster East: +83 Professionals, Doncaster East: +188 Technicians and Trades Workers, Doncaster East: -172 Community and Personal Service Workers, Doncaster East: +117 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Doncaster East: -84 Sales Workers, Doncaster East: -23 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Doncaster East: +5 Labourers, Doncaster East: +2
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 Doncaster East in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (3,662 people or 29.2%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,871 people or 14.9%)
  • Managers (1,870 people or 14.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 7,403 people in total or 59.0% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Manningham employed 28.5% in Professionals; 14.3% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 16.8% 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 (14.9% compared to 16.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Doncaster East increased by 8 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Professionals (+188 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-172 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+117 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-84 persons)

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