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There were more professionals in Donvale in 2011 than any other occupation.

Donvale'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 Donvale'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
Donvale - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Managers
1,03616.816.11,06717.816.2-31
Professionals
1,73728.227.71,52925.426.3+207
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers68211.111.368611.411.4-4
Community and Personal Service Workers
4547.48.14257.17.3+29
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,01616.515.697416.216.4+43
Sales Workers
68611.111.373112.211.7-45
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1782.92.71903.23.0-12
map this data in atlas.idLabourers2674.35.12924.95.6-25
Inadequately described
961.62.01151.92.1-19

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, Donvale: 16.8% Professionals, Donvale: 28.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Donvale: 11.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Donvale: 7.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Donvale: 16.5% Sales Workers, Donvale: 11.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Donvale: 2.9% Labourers, Donvale: 4.3% Inadequately described, Donvale: 1.6%
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, Donvale: -31 Professionals, Donvale: +207 Technicians and Trades Workers, Donvale: -4 Community and Personal Service Workers, Donvale: +29 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Donvale: +43 Sales Workers, Donvale: -45 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Donvale: -12 Labourers, Donvale: -25 Inadequately described, Donvale: -19
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 Donvale in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,737 people or 28.2%)
  • Managers (1,036 people or 16.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,016 people or 16.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,789 people in total or 61.6% of the employed resident population.

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

There were no major differences between Donvale and City of Manningham in 2011.

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Donvale increased by 142 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Donvale was for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+207 persons)