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Hills Region

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Hills Region in 2011 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?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Hills Region - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Mitcham %Number%City of Mitcham %2006 to 2011
Managers
1,54213.613.51,53413.713.8+8
Professionals
3,95434.933.13,82034.132.3+134
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,26411.110.31,25011.110.6+14
Community and Personal Service Workers
1,1049.79.79558.58.8+149
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,58514.014.31,64314.714.9-58
Sales Workers
8997.99.09988.99.3-99
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2011.82.42552.32.7-54
map this data in atlas.idLabourers6535.86.46475.86.6+6
Inadequately described
1381.21.31121.01.1+26

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, Hills Region: 13.6% Professionals, Hills Region: 34.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Hills Region: 11.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Hills Region: 9.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hills Region: 14.0% Sales Workers, Hills Region: 7.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hills Region: 1.8% Labourers, Hills Region: 5.8% Inadequately described, Hills Region: 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, Hills Region: +8 Professionals, Hills Region: +134 Technicians and Trades Workers, Hills Region: +14 Community and Personal Service Workers, Hills Region: +149 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Hills Region: -58 Sales Workers, Hills Region: -99 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Hills Region: -54 Labourers, Hills Region: +6 Inadequately described, Hills Region: +26
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 Hills Region in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (3,954 people or 34.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,585 people or 14.0%)
  • Managers (1,542 people or 13.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 7,081 people in total or 62.4% 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 Hills Region and the City of Mitcham were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (34.9% compared to 33.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (7.9% compared to 9.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Hills Region increased by 126 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Hills Region were for those employed as:

  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+149 persons)
  • Professionals (+134 persons)
  • Sales Workers (-99 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-58 persons)