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Koonung Ward

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Koonung Ward in 2011 than any other occupation.

Koonung Ward'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 Koonung Ward'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
Koonung Ward - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Manningham %Number%City of Manningham %2006 to 2011
Managers
2,23713.816.12,22813.916.2+9
Professionals
4,60728.427.74,19526.226.3+412
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,91511.811.31,95412.211.4-39
Community and Personal Service Workers
1,3938.68.11,2477.87.3+146
Clerical and Administrative Workers
2,42915.015.62,66216.716.4-233
Sales Workers
1,80511.111.31,75711.011.7+48
Machinery Operators And Drivers
5003.12.75643.53.0-64
map this data in atlas.idLabourers9425.85.11,0296.45.6-87
Inadequately described
4002.52.03452.22.1+55

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, Koonung Ward: 13.8% Professionals, Koonung Ward: 28.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Koonung Ward: 11.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Koonung Ward: 8.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Koonung Ward: 15.0% Sales Workers, Koonung Ward: 11.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Koonung Ward: 3.1% Labourers, Koonung Ward: 5.8% Inadequately described, Koonung Ward: 2.5%
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, Koonung Ward: +9 Professionals, Koonung Ward: +412 Technicians and Trades Workers, Koonung Ward: -39 Community and Personal Service Workers, Koonung Ward: +146 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Koonung Ward: -233 Sales Workers, Koonung Ward: +48 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Koonung Ward: -64 Labourers, Koonung Ward: -87 Inadequately described, Koonung Ward: +55
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 Koonung Ward in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (4,607 people or 28.4%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (2,429 people or 15.0%)
  • Managers (2,237 people or 13.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 9,273 people in total or 57.1% 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 Koonung Ward and City of Manningham was:

  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (13.8% compared to 16.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Koonung Ward increased by 248 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+412 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-233 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+146 persons)
  • Labourers (-87 persons)