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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 - Employed persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
Managers
1,21211.99.765410.89.5+558
Professionals
2,06620.314.11,15319.012.6+913
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,41113.916.187514.417.0+536
Community and Personal Service Workers
8708.69.54467.38.5+423
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,74517.216.91,11618.417.6+629
Sales Workers
8808.710.25579.210.1+322
Machinery Operators And Drivers
8668.510.75438.911.1+323
map this data in atlas.idLabourers8268.110.35889.711.2+238
Inadequately described
2832.82.51412.32.3+142

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: +558 Professionals, Caroline Springs: +913 Technicians and Trades Workers, Caroline Springs: +536 Community and Personal Service Workers, Caroline Springs: +423 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Caroline Springs: +629 Sales Workers, Caroline Springs: +322 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Caroline Springs: +323 Labourers, Caroline Springs: +238 Inadequately described, Caroline Springs: +142
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 (2,066 people or 20.3%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,745 people or 17.2%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,411 people or 13.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 5,222 people in total or 51.4% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, 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 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 4,084 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 (+913 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+629 persons)
  • Managers (+558 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+536 persons)

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