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Kurunjang

Occupation of employment

There were more technicians and trades workers in Kurunjang in 2011 than any other occupation.

Kurunjang'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 Kurunjang'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
Kurunjang - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2006 to 2011
Managers
3618.49.72929.09.5+69
Professionals
4279.914.133210.312.6+95
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers75717.616.161719.117.0+140
Community and Personal Service Workers
47811.19.53109.68.5+168
Clerical and Administrative Workers
67315.616.958117.917.6+92
Sales Workers
46510.810.233110.210.1+134
Machinery Operators And Drivers
55512.910.737711.611.1+178
map this data in atlas.idLabourers48711.310.333610.411.2+151
Inadequately described
1062.52.5611.92.3+45

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, Kurunjang: 8.4% Professionals, Kurunjang: 9.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Kurunjang: 17.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Kurunjang: 11.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Kurunjang: 15.6% Sales Workers, Kurunjang: 10.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Kurunjang: 12.9% Labourers, Kurunjang: 11.3% Inadequately described, Kurunjang: 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, Kurunjang: +69 Professionals, Kurunjang: +95 Technicians and Trades Workers, Kurunjang: +140 Community and Personal Service Workers, Kurunjang: +168 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Kurunjang: +92 Sales Workers, Kurunjang: +134 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Kurunjang: +178 Labourers, Kurunjang: +151 Inadequately described, Kurunjang: +45
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 Kurunjang in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (757 people or 17.6%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (673 people or 15.6%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (555 people or 12.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,985 people in total or 46.1% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Melton employed 16.1% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 16.9% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 10.7% in Machinery Operators And Drivers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (12.9% compared to 10.7%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (11.1% compared to 9.5%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (17.6% compared to 16.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (9.9% compared to 14.1%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Kurunjang increased by 1,071 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (+178 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+168 persons)
  • Labourers (+151 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+140 persons)