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Glen Waverley

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Glen Waverley in 2011 than any other occupation.

Glen Waverley'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 Glen Waverley'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
Glen Waverley - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
Managers
2,31013.212.62,31613.212.3-6
Professionals
5,58131.928.85,32330.427.1+258
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,7379.911.41,79610.311.8-59
Community and Personal Service Workers
1,4618.38.31,2797.37.4+182
Clerical and Administrative Workers
2,76515.815.72,88116.516.7-116
Sales Workers
1,7239.810.11,79810.310.4-75
Machinery Operators And Drivers
5223.04.06103.54.7-88
map this data in atlas.idLabourers1,1106.37.01,1206.47.6-10
Inadequately described
2901.72.13822.22.0-92

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 Monash: 12.6% Professionals, City of Monash: 28.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Monash: 11.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Monash: 8.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Monash: 15.7% Sales Workers, City of Monash: 10.1% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Monash: 4.0% Labourers, City of Monash: 7.0% Inadequately described, City of Monash: 2.1% Managers, Glen Waverley: 13.2% Professionals, Glen Waverley: 31.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Glen Waverley: 9.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Glen Waverley: 8.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Glen Waverley: 15.8% Sales Workers, Glen Waverley: 9.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Glen Waverley: 3.0% Labourers, Glen Waverley: 6.3% Inadequately described, Glen Waverley: 1.7%
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, Glen Waverley: -6 Professionals, Glen Waverley: +258 Technicians and Trades Workers, Glen Waverley: -59 Community and Personal Service Workers, Glen Waverley: +182 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Glen Waverley: -116 Sales Workers, Glen Waverley: -75 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Glen Waverley: -88 Labourers, Glen Waverley: -10 Inadequately described, Glen Waverley: -92
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 Glen Waverley in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (5,581 people or 31.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (2,765 people or 15.8%)
  • Managers (2,310 people or 13.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 10,656 people in total or 60.9% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Monash employed 28.8% in Professionals; 15.7% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 12.6% in Managers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (31.9% compared to 28.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (9.9% compared to 11.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (3.0% compared to 4.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Glen Waverley decreased by 6 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+258 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+182 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-116 persons)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-88 persons)