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Kurunjang

Occupation of employment

There were more technicians and trades workers in Kurunjang in 2016 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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Kurunjang - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Melton %Number%City of Melton %2011 to 2016
Managers
3718.410.33618.49.7+10
Professionals
4269.714.84269.914.10
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers77017.514.875617.616.1+14
Community and Personal Service Workers
55112.511.047711.19.5+74
Clerical and Administrative Workers
66815.215.867215.616.9-4
Sales Workers
47610.810.646410.810.2+12
Machinery Operators And Drivers
56512.910.755512.910.7+10
map this data in atlas.idLabourers47810.910.048611.310.3-8
Not stated or inadequately described
431.00.81062.52.5-63

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Occupation of employment, 2016
Occupation of employment, 2016 Managers, City of Melton: 10.3% Professionals, City of Melton: 14.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Melton: 14.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Melton: 11.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Melton: 15.8% Sales Workers, City of Melton: 10.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Melton: 10.7% Labourers, City of Melton: 10.0% Managers, Kurunjang: 8.4% Professionals, Kurunjang: 9.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Kurunjang: 17.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Kurunjang: 12.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Kurunjang: 15.2% Sales Workers, Kurunjang: 10.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Kurunjang: 12.9% Labourers, Kurunjang: 10.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016 Managers, Kurunjang: +10 Professionals, Kurunjang: 0 Technicians and Trades Workers, Kurunjang: +14 Community and Personal Service Workers, Kurunjang: +74 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Kurunjang: -4 Sales Workers, Kurunjang: +12 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Kurunjang: +10 Labourers, Kurunjang: -8
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Technicians and Trades Workers (770 people or 17.5%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (668 people or 15.2%)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (565 people or 12.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,003 people in total or 45.6% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Melton employed 14.8% in Technicians and Trades Workers; 15.8% 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 City of Melton were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (17.5% compared to 14.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (12.9% compared to 10.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (9.7% compared to 14.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (8.4% compared to 10.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Kurunjang increased by 89 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest change in the occupations of residents between 2011 and 2016 in Kurunjang was for those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+74 persons)

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