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Clayton

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Clayton in 2016 than any other occupation.

Clayton'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 Clayton'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
Clayton - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2011 to 2016
Managers
5368.213.73796.212.6+157
Professionals
1,91129.130.41,63226.928.8+279
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers75211.510.474412.311.4+8
Community and Personal Service Workers
78111.99.068411.38.3+97
Clerical and Administrative Workers
82112.514.278012.815.7+41
Sales Workers
66610.110.166711.010.1-1
Machinery Operators And Drivers
3505.33.63495.74.0+1
map this data in atlas.idLabourers67810.36.969111.47.0-13
Not stated or inadequately described
310.50.81472.42.1-116

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 Monash: 13.7% Professionals, City of Monash: 30.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Monash: 10.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Monash: 9.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Monash: 14.2% Sales Workers, City of Monash: 10.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Monash: 3.6% Labourers, City of Monash: 6.9% Managers, Clayton: 8.2% Professionals, Clayton: 29.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Clayton: 11.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Clayton: 11.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Clayton: 12.5% Sales Workers, Clayton: 10.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Clayton: 5.3% Labourers, Clayton: 10.3%
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, Clayton: +157 Professionals, Clayton: +279 Technicians and Trades Workers, Clayton: +8 Community and Personal Service Workers, Clayton: +97 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Clayton: +41 Sales Workers, Clayton: -1 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Clayton: +1 Labourers, Clayton: -13
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 Clayton in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,911 people or 29.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (821 people or 12.5%)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (781 people or 11.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,513 people in total or 53.5% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Monash employed 30.4% in Professionals; 14.2% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 9.0% in Community and Personal Service Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Clayton and City of Monash were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (10.3% compared to 6.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (11.9% compared to 9.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (8.2% compared to 13.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (12.5% compared to 14.2%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Clayton increased by 493 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Professionals (+279 persons)
  • Managers (+157 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+97 persons)

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