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There were more professionals in Belair in 2011 than any other occupation.

Belair'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 Belair'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
Belair - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Managers
35316.113.533514.813.8+18
Professionals
83237.933.186738.432.3-35
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers2189.910.322710.010.6-9
Community and Personal Service Workers
22010.09.71737.78.8+47
Clerical and Administrative Workers
25311.514.331514.014.9-62
Sales Workers
1727.89.01948.69.3-22
Machinery Operators And Drivers
231.02.4371.62.7-14
map this data in atlas.idLabourers964.46.4914.06.6+5
Inadequately described
291.31.3180.81.1+11

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 Mitcham: 13.5% Professionals, City of Mitcham: 33.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Mitcham: 10.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Mitcham: 9.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Mitcham: 14.3% Sales Workers, City of Mitcham: 9.0% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Mitcham: 2.4% Labourers, City of Mitcham: 6.4% Inadequately described, City of Mitcham: 1.3% Managers, Belair: 16.1% Professionals, Belair: 37.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Belair: 9.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Belair: 10.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Belair: 11.5% Sales Workers, Belair: 7.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Belair: 1.0% Labourers, Belair: 4.4% Inadequately described, Belair: 1.3%
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, Belair: +18 Professionals, Belair: -35 Technicians and Trades Workers, Belair: -9 Community and Personal Service Workers, Belair: +47 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Belair: -62 Sales Workers, Belair: -22 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Belair: -14 Labourers, Belair: +5 Inadequately described, Belair: +11
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 Belair in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (832 people or 37.9%)
  • Managers (353 people or 16.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (253 people or 11.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,438 people in total or 65.5% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Mitcham employed 33.1% in Professionals; 13.5% in Managers; and 14.3% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Belair and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (37.9% compared to 33.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (16.1% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (11.5% compared to 14.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (4.4% compared to 6.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Belair decreased by 59 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Belair was for those employed as:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-62 persons)