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Mount Waverley

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Mount Waverley in 2016 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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Mount Waverley - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2011 to 2016
Managers
2,26114.913.72,07213.912.6+189
Professionals
4,99032.930.44,71131.528.8+279
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,4619.610.41,54310.311.4-82
Community and Personal Service Workers
1,2538.39.01,1958.08.3+58
Clerical and Administrative Workers
2,14714.214.22,39416.015.7-247
Sales Workers
1,5019.910.11,4889.910.1+13
Machinery Operators And Drivers
4142.73.64172.84.0-3
map this data in atlas.idLabourers9126.06.98695.87.0+43
Not stated or inadequately described
820.50.82711.82.1-189

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, Mount Waverley: 14.9% Professionals, Mount Waverley: 32.9% Technicians and Trades Workers, Mount Waverley: 9.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Mount Waverley: 8.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Mount Waverley: 14.2% Sales Workers, Mount Waverley: 9.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Mount Waverley: 2.7% Labourers, Mount Waverley: 6.0%
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, Mount Waverley: +189 Professionals, Mount Waverley: +279 Technicians and Trades Workers, Mount Waverley: -82 Community and Personal Service Workers, Mount Waverley: +58 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Mount Waverley: -247 Sales Workers, Mount Waverley: +13 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Mount Waverley: -3 Labourers, Mount Waverley: +43
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 Mount Waverley in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (4,990 people or 32.9%)
  • Managers (2,261 people or 14.9%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (2,147 people or 14.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 9,398 people in total or 62.0% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Monash employed 30.4% in Professionals; 13.7% in Managers; and 14.2% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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 (32.9% compared to 30.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (14.9% compared to 13.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Mount Waverley increased by 195 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Professionals (+279 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-247 persons)
  • Managers (+189 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-82 persons)

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