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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Mulgrave in 2011 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?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Mulgrave - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
Managers
1,01811.812.680810.312.3+210
Professionals
1,98523.128.81,54419.627.1+441
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,17013.611.41,20215.311.8-32
Community and Personal Service Workers
6567.68.35537.07.4+103
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,37115.915.71,38717.616.7-16
Sales Workers
89410.410.187211.110.4+22
Machinery Operators And Drivers
5596.54.06137.84.7-54
map this data in atlas.idLabourers7048.27.07409.47.6-36
Inadequately described
2412.82.11552.02.0+86

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, Mulgrave: 11.8% Professionals, Mulgrave: 23.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Mulgrave: 13.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Mulgrave: 7.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Mulgrave: 15.9% Sales Workers, Mulgrave: 10.4% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Mulgrave: 6.5% Labourers, Mulgrave: 8.2% Inadequately described, Mulgrave: 2.8%
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, Mulgrave: +210 Professionals, Mulgrave: +441 Technicians and Trades Workers, Mulgrave: -32 Community and Personal Service Workers, Mulgrave: +103 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Mulgrave: -16 Sales Workers, Mulgrave: +22 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Mulgrave: -54 Labourers, Mulgrave: -36 Inadequately described, Mulgrave: +86
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 Mulgrave in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,985 people or 23.1%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,371 people or 15.9%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (1,170 people or 13.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,526 people in total or 52.6% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, City of Monash employed 28.8% in Professionals; 15.7% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 11.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (6.5% compared to 4.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (13.6% compared to 11.4%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (8.2% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (23.1% compared to 28.8%)

Emerging groups

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

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

  • Professionals (+441 persons)
  • Managers (+210 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+103 persons)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-54 persons)