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Burnside - Burnside Heights

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Burnside - Burnside Heights in 2011 than any other occupation.

Burnside - Burnside Heights'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 Burnside - Burnside Heights'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
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OccupationNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
Managers
3548.19.71577.09.5+197
Professionals
68415.714.128912.812.6+395
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers57013.116.131413.917.0+256
Community and Personal Service Workers
3858.89.51787.98.5+207
Clerical and Administrative Workers
68415.716.937116.417.6+312
Sales Workers
4129.510.22069.110.1+206
Machinery Operators And Drivers
54012.410.731814.111.1+222
map this data in atlas.idLabourers57313.110.337216.411.2+201
Inadequately described
1553.62.5552.42.3+100

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 Melton: 9.7% Professionals, City of Melton: 14.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Melton: 16.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Melton: 9.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Melton: 16.9% Sales Workers, City of Melton: 10.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Melton: 10.7% Labourers, City of Melton: 10.3% Inadequately described, City of Melton: 2.5% Managers, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 8.1% Professionals, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 15.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 13.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 8.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 15.7% Sales Workers, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 9.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 12.4% Labourers, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 13.1% Inadequately described, Burnside - Burnside Heights: 3.6%
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, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +197 Professionals, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +395 Technicians and Trades Workers, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +256 Community and Personal Service Workers, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +207 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +312 Sales Workers, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +206 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +222 Labourers, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +201 Inadequately described, Burnside - Burnside Heights: +100
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 Burnside - Burnside Heights in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (684 people or 15.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (684 people or 15.7%)
  • Labourers (573 people or 13.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,941 people in total or 44.5% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Melton employed 14.1% in Professionals; 16.9% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 10.3% in Labourers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Burnside - Burnside Heights and the City of Melton were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (13.1% compared to 10.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (12.4% compared to 10.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (15.7% compared to 14.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (13.1% compared to 16.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Burnside - Burnside Heights increased by 2,096 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Burnside - Burnside Heights were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+395 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+312 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+256 persons)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+222 persons)