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Hills Region

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Hills Region in 2016 than any other occupation.

Hills Region'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 Hills Region'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
Hills Region - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2011 to 2016
Managers
1,56013.913.71,54113.613.5+19
Professionals
3,93835.133.83,95434.933.1-16
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,22210.910.01,26311.110.3-41
Community and Personal Service Workers
1,23211.010.91,1039.79.7+129
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,43912.813.21,58414.014.3-145
Sales Workers
8487.68.58987.99.0-50
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2121.92.22011.82.4+12
map this data in atlas.idLabourers6645.96.56525.86.4+12
Not stated or inadequately described
300.30.31371.21.3-107

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 Mitcham: 13.7% Professionals, City of Mitcham: 33.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Mitcham: 10.0% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Mitcham: 10.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Mitcham: 13.2% Sales Workers, City of Mitcham: 8.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Mitcham: 2.2% Labourers, City of Mitcham: 6.5% Managers, Hills Region: 13.9% Professionals, Hills Region: 35.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Hills Region: 10.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Hills Region: 11.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hills Region: 12.8% Sales Workers, Hills Region: 7.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hills Region: 1.9% Labourers, Hills Region: 5.9%
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, Hills Region: +19 Professionals, Hills Region: -16 Technicians and Trades Workers, Hills Region: -41 Community and Personal Service Workers, Hills Region: +129 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hills Region: -145 Sales Workers, Hills Region: -50 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hills Region: +12 Labourers, Hills Region: +12
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 Hills Region in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (3,938 people or 35.1%)
  • Managers (1,560 people or 13.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,439 people or 12.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 6,937 people in total or 61.8% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Mitcham employed 33.8% in Professionals; 13.7% in Managers; and 13.2% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

The major difference between the jobs held by the population of Hills Region and the City of Mitcham was:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (35.1% compared to 33.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Hills Region decreased by 108 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2011 and 2016 in Hills Region were for those employed as:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-145 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+129 persons)
  • Sales Workers (-50 persons)

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