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Occupation of employment

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

The City of Moonee Valley'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 Moonee Valley'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 Moonee Valley - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Managers
7,36213.912.56,34613.112.5+1,016
Professionals
14,75627.824.112,46325.822.5+2,293
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers5,88511.113.45,68611.813.6+199
Community and Personal Service Workers
4,5878.68.94,0508.48.2+537
Clerical and Administrative Workers
9,07317.115.38,54317.715.9+530
Sales Workers
5,0879.69.74,8089.910.2+279
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2,0543.95.92,2294.66.4-175
map this data in atlas.idLabourers3,1255.98.03,2536.78.7-128
Inadequately described
1,2082.32.39752.02.0+233

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 Moonee Valley: 13.9% Professionals, City of Moonee Valley: 27.8% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Moonee Valley: 11.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Moonee Valley: 8.6% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Moonee Valley: 17.1% Sales Workers, City of Moonee Valley: 9.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Moonee Valley: 3.9% Labourers, City of Moonee Valley: 5.9% Inadequately described, City of Moonee Valley: 2.3%
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 Moonee Valley: +1,016 Professionals, City of Moonee Valley: +2,293 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Moonee Valley: +199 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Moonee Valley: +537 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Moonee Valley: +530 Sales Workers, City of Moonee Valley: +279 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Moonee Valley: -175 Labourers, City of Moonee Valley: -128 Inadequately described, City of Moonee Valley: +233
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 Moonee Valley in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (14,756 people or 27.8%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (9,073 people or 17.1%)
  • Managers (7,362 people or 13.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 31,191 people in total or 58.7% 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 Moonee Valley and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (27.8% compared to 24.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (11.1% compared to 13.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Labourers (5.9% compared to 8.0%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (3.9% compared to 5.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in City of Moonee Valley increased by 4,782 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+2,293 persons)
  • Managers (+1,016 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+537 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+530 persons)