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Mount Waverley

Occupation of employment

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

Mount 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 Mount 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
Mount Waverley - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
Managers
2,07213.912.61,96313.812.3+109
Professionals
4,71131.528.84,29930.227.1+412
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,54310.311.41,54110.811.8+2
Community and Personal Service Workers
1,1958.08.31,0587.47.4+137
Clerical and Administrative Workers
2,39416.015.72,33216.416.7+62
Sales Workers
1,4889.910.11,41910.010.4+69
Machinery Operators And Drivers
4172.84.04943.54.7-77
map this data in atlas.idLabourers8695.87.08936.37.6-24
Inadequately described
2711.82.12371.72.0+34

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, Mount Waverley: 13.9% Professionals, Mount Waverley: 31.5% Technicians and Trades Workers, Mount Waverley: 10.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, Mount Waverley: 8.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Mount Waverley: 16.0% Sales Workers, Mount Waverley: 9.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Mount Waverley: 2.8% Labourers, Mount Waverley: 5.8% Inadequately described, Mount Waverley: 1.8%
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, Mount Waverley: +109 Professionals, Mount Waverley: +412 Technicians and Trades Workers, Mount Waverley: +2 Community and Personal Service Workers, Mount Waverley: +137 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Mount Waverley: +62 Sales Workers, Mount Waverley: +69 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Mount Waverley: -77 Labourers, Mount Waverley: -24 Inadequately described, Mount Waverley: +34
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 Mount Waverley in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (4,711 people or 31.5%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (2,394 people or 16.0%)
  • Managers (2,072 people or 13.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 9,177 people in total or 61.3% 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 Mount Waverley and City of Monash were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (31.5% compared to 28.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (13.9% compared to 12.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (2.8% compared to 4.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (5.8% compared to 7.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Mount Waverley increased by 724 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+412 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+137 persons)
  • Managers (+109 persons)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-77 persons)