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Templestowe Lower

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Templestowe Lower in 2011 than any other occupation.

Templestowe Lower'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 Templestowe Lower'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
Templestowe Lower - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Managers
94015.716.189014.716.2+49
Professionals
1,74729.227.71,69027.926.3+57
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers65911.011.367811.211.4-19
Community and Personal Service Workers
4727.98.14287.17.3+44
Clerical and Administrative Workers
94715.815.61,02817.016.4-81
Sales Workers
65511.011.369711.511.7-42
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1442.42.71873.13.0-43
map this data in atlas.idLabourers3065.15.13455.75.6-39
Inadequately described
1091.82.01202.02.1-12

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, Templestowe Lower: 15.7% Professionals, Templestowe Lower: 29.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Templestowe Lower: 11.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Templestowe Lower: 7.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Templestowe Lower: 15.8% Sales Workers, Templestowe Lower: 11.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Templestowe Lower: 2.4% Labourers, Templestowe Lower: 5.1% Inadequately described, Templestowe Lower: 1.8%
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, Templestowe Lower: +49 Professionals, Templestowe Lower: +57 Technicians and Trades Workers, Templestowe Lower: -19 Community and Personal Service Workers, Templestowe Lower: +44 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Templestowe Lower: -81 Sales Workers, Templestowe Lower: -42 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Templestowe Lower: -43 Labourers, Templestowe Lower: -39 Inadequately described, Templestowe Lower: -12
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 Templestowe Lower in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,747 people or 29.2%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (947 people or 15.8%)
  • Managers (940 people or 15.7%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,634 people in total or 60.8% 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 Templestowe Lower and City of Manningham was:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (29.2% compared to 27.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Templestowe Lower decreased by 85 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-81 persons)
  • Professionals (+57 persons)
  • Managers (+49 persons)