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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in the City of Monash in 2011 than any other occupation.

The City of Monash'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 the City of Monash'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
City of Monash - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Managers
9,87812.612.59,18712.312.5+691
Professionals
22,58328.824.120,20427.122.5+2,379
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers8,92511.413.48,82311.813.6+102
Community and Personal Service Workers
6,4908.38.95,5357.48.2+955
Clerical and Administrative Workers
12,29915.715.312,41916.715.9-120
Sales Workers
7,90110.19.77,72610.410.2+175
Machinery Operators And Drivers
3,1404.05.93,4904.76.4-350
map this data in atlas.idLabourers5,4847.08.05,6447.68.7-160
Inadequately described
1,6352.12.31,5152.02.0+120

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, Greater Melbourne: 12.5% Professionals, Greater Melbourne: 24.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Greater Melbourne: 13.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Greater Melbourne: 8.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Greater Melbourne: 15.3% Sales Workers, Greater Melbourne: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Greater Melbourne: 5.9% Labourers, Greater Melbourne: 8.0% Inadequately described, Greater Melbourne: 2.3% 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%
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, City of Monash: +691 Professionals, City of Monash: +2,379 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Monash: +102 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Monash: +955 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Monash: -120 Sales Workers, City of Monash: +175 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Monash: -350 Labourers, City of Monash: -160 Inadequately described, City of Monash: +120
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 City of Monash in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (22,583 people or 28.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (12,299 people or 15.7%)
  • Managers (9,878 people or 12.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 44,760 people in total or 57.1% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Greater Melbourne employed 24.1% in Professionals; 15.3% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 12.5% in Managers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (28.8% compared to 24.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (11.4% compared to 13.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (4.0% compared to 5.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in City of Monash increased by 3,792 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+2,379 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+955 persons)
  • Managers (+691 persons)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-350 persons)