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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Cumberland Park in 2011 than any other occupation.

Cumberland Park'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 Cumberland Park'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
Cumberland Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Managers
16312.313.518714.713.8-24
Professionals
40630.633.135928.332.3+47
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers15912.010.314011.010.6+19
Community and Personal Service Workers
1138.59.71098.68.8+4
Clerical and Administrative Workers
20515.514.322717.914.9-22
Sales Workers
1289.79.01048.29.3+24
Machinery Operators And Drivers
342.62.4383.02.7-4
map this data in atlas.idLabourers987.46.4927.36.6+6
Inadequately described
191.41.3120.91.1+7

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, Cumberland Park: 12.3% Professionals, Cumberland Park: 30.6% Technicians and Trades Workers, Cumberland Park: 12.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Cumberland Park: 8.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cumberland Park: 15.5% Sales Workers, Cumberland Park: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cumberland Park: 2.6% Labourers, Cumberland Park: 7.4% Inadequately described, Cumberland Park: 1.4%
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, Cumberland Park: -24 Professionals, Cumberland Park: +47 Technicians and Trades Workers, Cumberland Park: +19 Community and Personal Service Workers, Cumberland Park: +4 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Cumberland Park: -22 Sales Workers, Cumberland Park: +24 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Cumberland Park: -4 Labourers, Cumberland Park: +6 Inadequately described, Cumberland Park: +7
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 Cumberland Park in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (406 people or 30.6%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (205 people or 15.5%)
  • Managers (163 people or 12.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 774 people in total or 58.4% of the employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (12.0% compared to 10.3%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (15.5% compared to 14.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (30.6% compared to 33.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (12.3% compared to 13.5%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Cumberland Park increased by 57 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Cumberland Park between 2006 and 2011.