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Occupation of employment

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

Westbourne 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 Westbourne 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
Westbourne Park - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Managers
19815.213.518313.713.8+15
Professionals
46135.433.145033.832.3+11
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1118.510.31209.010.6-9
Community and Personal Service Workers
1259.69.71188.98.8+7
Clerical and Administrative Workers
17713.614.321916.414.9-42
Sales Workers
1279.89.01249.39.3+3
Machinery Operators And Drivers
211.62.4221.72.7-1
map this data in atlas.idLabourers655.06.4846.36.6-19
Inadequately described
161.21.3131.01.1+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, Westbourne Park: 15.2% Professionals, Westbourne Park: 35.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Westbourne Park: 8.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Westbourne Park: 9.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Westbourne Park: 13.6% Sales Workers, Westbourne Park: 9.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Westbourne Park: 1.6% Labourers, Westbourne Park: 5.0% Inadequately described, Westbourne Park: 1.2%
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, Westbourne Park: +15 Professionals, Westbourne Park: +11 Technicians and Trades Workers, Westbourne Park: -9 Community and Personal Service Workers, Westbourne Park: +7 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Westbourne Park: -42 Sales Workers, Westbourne Park: +3 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Westbourne Park: -1 Labourers, Westbourne Park: -19 Inadequately described, Westbourne Park: +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 Westbourne Park in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (461 people or 35.4%)
  • Managers (198 people or 15.2%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (177 people or 13.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 836 people in total or 64.3% 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 Westbourne Park and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (35.4% compared to 33.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (15.2% compared to 13.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (8.5% compared to 10.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (5.0% compared to 6.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Westbourne Park decreased by 32 between 2006 and 2011.

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