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Oakleigh East - Huntingdale

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Oakleigh East - Huntingdale in 2011 than any other occupation.

Oakleigh East - Huntingdale'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 Oakleigh East - Huntingdale'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
Oakleigh East - Huntingdale - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
Managers
37310.112.63389.912.3+35
Professionals
95826.028.878523.027.1+173
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers47412.811.446613.611.8+8
Community and Personal Service Workers
3218.78.32106.17.4+111
Clerical and Administrative Workers
63017.115.761718.116.7+13
Sales Workers
3579.710.135610.410.4+1
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1985.44.02316.84.7-33
map this data in atlas.idLabourers3138.57.035110.37.6-38
Inadequately described
661.82.1611.82.0+5

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, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 10.1% Professionals, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 26.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 12.8% Community and Personal Service Workers, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 8.7% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 17.1% Sales Workers, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 5.4% Labourers, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 8.5% Inadequately described, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: 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, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +35 Professionals, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +173 Technicians and Trades Workers, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +8 Community and Personal Service Workers, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +111 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +13 Sales Workers, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +1 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: -33 Labourers, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: -38 Inadequately described, Oakleigh East - Huntingdale: +5
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 Oakleigh East - Huntingdale in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (958 people or 26.0%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (630 people or 17.1%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (474 people or 12.8%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,062 people in total or 55.9% 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 Oakleigh East - Huntingdale and City of Monash were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (8.5% compared to 7.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (12.8% compared to 11.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (26.0% compared to 28.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (10.1% compared to 12.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Oakleigh East - Huntingdale increased by 275 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Oakleigh East - Huntingdale were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+173 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+111 persons)