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Mulgrave

Occupation of employment

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

Mulgrave'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 Mulgrave'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
Mulgrave - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2011 to 2016
Managers
1,16413.313.71,01811.812.6+146
Professionals
2,19025.030.41,98523.128.8+205
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,07012.210.41,17013.611.4-100
Community and Personal Service Workers
6887.89.06567.68.3+32
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,43416.314.21,37115.915.7+63
Sales Workers
94810.810.189410.410.1+54
Machinery Operators And Drivers
4625.33.65596.54.0-97
map this data in atlas.idLabourers6927.96.97048.27.0-12
Not stated or inadequately described
470.50.82412.82.1-194

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, Mulgrave: 13.3% Professionals, Mulgrave: 25.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Mulgrave: 12.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Mulgrave: 7.8% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Mulgrave: 16.3% Sales Workers, Mulgrave: 10.8% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Mulgrave: 5.3% Labourers, Mulgrave: 7.9%
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, Mulgrave: +146 Professionals, Mulgrave: +205 Technicians and Trades Workers, Mulgrave: -100 Community and Personal Service Workers, Mulgrave: +32 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Mulgrave: +63 Sales Workers, Mulgrave: +54 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Mulgrave: -97 Labourers, Mulgrave: -12
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 Mulgrave in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (2,190 people or 25.0%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,434 people or 16.3%)
  • Managers (1,164 people or 13.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,788 people in total or 54.6% of the employed resident population.

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

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (16.3% compared to 14.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (12.2% compared to 10.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (5.3% compared to 3.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (25.0% compared to 30.4%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Mulgrave increased by 175 between 2011 and 2016.

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

  • Professionals (+205 persons)
  • Managers (+146 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (-100 persons)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-97 persons)

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