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Urrbrae - Springfield and District

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Urrbrae - Springfield and District in 2011 than any other occupation.

Urrbrae - Springfield and District'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 Urrbrae - Springfield and District'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
Urrbrae - Springfield and District - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Managers
18922.613.518620.913.8+3
Professionals
28634.333.132236.232.3-36
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers506.010.3566.310.6-6
Community and Personal Service Workers
536.39.7505.78.8+3
Clerical and Administrative Workers
11313.514.312614.114.9-13
Sales Workers
829.89.09110.29.3-9
Machinery Operators And Drivers
70.82.4101.12.7-3
map this data in atlas.idLabourers354.26.4313.56.6+4
Inadequately described
202.41.3171.91.1+3

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, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 22.6% Professionals, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 34.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 6.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 6.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 13.5% Sales Workers, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 9.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 0.8% Labourers, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 4.2% Inadequately described, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: 2.4%
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, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: +3 Professionals, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: -36 Technicians and Trades Workers, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: -6 Community and Personal Service Workers, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: +3 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: -13 Sales Workers, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: -9 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: -3 Labourers, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: +4 Inadequately described, Urrbrae - Springfield and District: +3
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 Urrbrae - Springfield and District in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (286 people or 34.3%)
  • Managers (189 people or 22.6%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (113 people or 13.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 588 people in total or 70.4% 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 Urrbrae - Springfield and District and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (22.6% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (6.0% compared to 10.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (6.3% compared to 9.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (4.2% compared to 6.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Urrbrae - Springfield and District decreased by 55 between 2006 and 2011.

There were no major differences in Urrbrae - Springfield and District between 2006 and 2011.