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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Wonga Park in 2011 than any other occupation.

Wonga Park'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 Wonga Park'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
Wonga Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Managers
32718.716.132018.916.2+7
Professionals
36821.027.735921.226.3+9
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers27115.411.324314.411.4+27
Community and Personal Service Workers
1508.68.11267.47.3+24
Clerical and Administrative Workers
29116.615.629017.116.4+1
Sales Workers
17710.111.318610.911.7-9
Machinery Operators And Drivers
432.52.7613.63.0-17
map this data in atlas.idLabourers895.15.1935.55.6-4
Inadequately described
352.02.0171.02.1+18

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, Wonga Park: 18.7% Professionals, Wonga Park: 21.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Wonga Park: 15.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Wonga Park: 8.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Wonga Park: 16.6% Sales Workers, Wonga Park: 10.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Wonga Park: 2.5% Labourers, Wonga Park: 5.1% Inadequately described, Wonga Park: 2.0%
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, Wonga Park: +7 Professionals, Wonga Park: +9 Technicians and Trades Workers, Wonga Park: +27 Community and Personal Service Workers, Wonga Park: +24 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Wonga Park: +1 Sales Workers, Wonga Park: -9 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Wonga Park: -17 Labourers, Wonga Park: -4 Inadequately described, Wonga Park: +18
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 Wonga Park in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (368 people or 21.0%)
  • Managers (327 people or 18.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (291 people or 16.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 986 people in total or 56.3% 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.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Wonga Park and City of Manningham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (15.4% compared to 11.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (18.7% compared to 16.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (21.0% compared to 27.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (10.1% compared to 11.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Wonga Park increased by 57 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Wonga Park between 2006 and 2011.