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Wheelers Hill

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Wheelers Hill in 2011 than any other occupation.

Wheelers Hill'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 Wheelers Hill'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
Wheelers Hill - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Monash %Number%City of Monash %2006 to 2011
Managers
1,38614.912.61,49014.812.3-104
Professionals
2,62828.228.82,68026.627.1-52
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers1,04511.211.41,13711.311.8-92
Community and Personal Service Workers
6607.18.36956.97.4-35
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,57916.915.71,77817.616.7-199
Sales Workers
1,00210.710.11,12011.110.4-118
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2893.14.03703.74.7-81
map this data in atlas.idLabourers5055.47.06236.27.6-118
Inadequately described
2382.62.11931.92.0+45

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, Wheelers Hill: 14.9% Professionals, Wheelers Hill: 28.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Wheelers Hill: 11.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Wheelers Hill: 7.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Wheelers Hill: 16.9% Sales Workers, Wheelers Hill: 10.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Wheelers Hill: 3.1% Labourers, Wheelers Hill: 5.4% Inadequately described, Wheelers Hill: 2.6%
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, Wheelers Hill: -104 Professionals, Wheelers Hill: -52 Technicians and Trades Workers, Wheelers Hill: -92 Community and Personal Service Workers, Wheelers Hill: -35 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Wheelers Hill: -199 Sales Workers, Wheelers Hill: -118 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Wheelers Hill: -81 Labourers, Wheelers Hill: -118 Inadequately described, Wheelers Hill: +45
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 Wheelers Hill in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (2,628 people or 28.2%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,579 people or 16.9%)
  • Managers (1,386 people or 14.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 5,593 people in total or 59.9% 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 Wheelers Hill and City of Monash were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (14.9% compared to 12.6%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (16.9% compared to 15.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (5.4% compared to 7.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Community and Personal Service Workers (7.1% compared to 8.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Wheelers Hill decreased by 754 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-199 persons)
  • Sales Workers (-118 persons)
  • Labourers (-118 persons)
  • Managers (-104 persons)