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Caroline Springs

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Caroline Springs in 2011 than any other occupation.

Caroline Springs'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 Caroline Springs'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
Caroline Springs - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
Managers
1,21111.99.765810.79.5+553
Professionals
2,06520.314.11,16218.912.6+903
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,41013.916.188614.417.0+524
Community and Personal Service Workers
8698.69.54547.48.5+415
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,74417.216.91,13218.417.6+613
Sales Workers
8798.710.25679.210.1+312
Machinery Operators And Drivers
8658.510.75529.011.1+313
map this data in atlas.idLabourers8258.110.36039.811.2+222
Inadequately described
2832.82.51422.32.3+141

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, Caroline Springs: 11.9% Professionals, Caroline Springs: 20.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Caroline Springs: 13.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Caroline Springs: 8.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Caroline Springs: 17.2% Sales Workers, Caroline Springs: 8.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Caroline Springs: 8.5% Labourers, Caroline Springs: 8.1% Inadequately described, Caroline Springs: 2.8%
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, Caroline Springs: +553 Professionals, Caroline Springs: +903 Technicians and Trades Workers, Caroline Springs: +524 Community and Personal Service Workers, Caroline Springs: +415 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Caroline Springs: +613 Sales Workers, Caroline Springs: +312 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Caroline Springs: +313 Labourers, Caroline Springs: +222 Inadequately described, Caroline Springs: +141
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 Caroline Springs in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (2,065 people or 20.3%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,744 people or 17.2%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,410 people or 13.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 5,219 people in total or 51.4% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Melton employed 14.1% in Professionals; 16.9% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 16.1% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Caroline Springs and the City of Melton were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (20.3% compared to 14.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (11.9% compared to 9.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (8.5% compared to 10.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (13.9% compared to 16.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Caroline Springs increased by 3,996 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+903 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+613 persons)
  • Managers (+553 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+524 persons)