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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in the City of Maroondah in 2011 than any other occupation.

The City of Maroondah'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 the City of Maroondah'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
City of Maroondah - Employed persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Managers
6,26611.812.55,77611.712.5+490
Professionals
11,56321.824.19,67619.622.5+1,887
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers8,25315.613.47,78715.813.6+466
Community and Personal Service Workers
4,9699.48.94,2788.78.2+691
Clerical and Administrative Workers
8,91916.815.38,58417.415.9+335
Sales Workers
5,71510.89.75,75211.710.2-37
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2,3954.55.92,4404.96.4-45
map this data in atlas.idLabourers3,9587.58.04,2368.68.7-278
Inadequately described
9451.82.38271.72.0+118

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, Greater Melbourne: 12.5% Professionals, Greater Melbourne: 24.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Greater Melbourne: 13.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Greater Melbourne: 8.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Greater Melbourne: 15.3% Sales Workers, Greater Melbourne: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Greater Melbourne: 5.9% Labourers, Greater Melbourne: 8.0% Inadequately described, Greater Melbourne: 2.3% Managers, City of Maroondah: 11.8% Professionals, City of Maroondah: 21.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Maroondah: 15.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Maroondah: 9.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Maroondah: 16.8% Sales Workers, City of Maroondah: 10.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Maroondah: 4.5% Labourers, City of Maroondah: 7.5% Inadequately described, City of Maroondah: 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, City of Maroondah: +490 Professionals, City of Maroondah: +1,887 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Maroondah: +466 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Maroondah: +691 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Maroondah: +335 Sales Workers, City of Maroondah: -37 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Maroondah: -45 Labourers, City of Maroondah: -278 Inadequately described, City of Maroondah: +118
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 City of Maroondah in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (11,563 people or 21.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (8,919 people or 16.8%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (8,253 people or 15.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 28,735 people in total or 54.2% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Greater Melbourne employed 24.1% in Professionals; 15.3% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 13.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of the City of Maroondah and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (15.6% compared to 13.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (16.8% compared to 15.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (21.8% compared to 24.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (4.5% compared to 5.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in City of Maroondah increased by 3,627 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+1,887 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+691 persons)
  • Managers (+490 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+466 persons)

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