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Airport West - Essendon Fields

Occupation of employment

There were more clerical and administrative workers in Airport West - Essendon Fields in 2011 than any other occupation.

Airport West - Essendon Fields'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 Airport West - Essendon Fields'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
Airport West - Essendon Fields - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Managers
33310.113.929210.013.1+41
Professionals
60518.327.845415.625.8+151
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers54816.611.148616.711.8+62
Community and Personal Service Workers
2948.98.62618.98.4+33
Clerical and Administrative Workers
62118.817.155018.817.7+71
Sales Workers
33610.29.630710.59.9+29
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2427.33.92257.74.6+17
map this data in atlas.idLabourers2577.85.92659.16.7-8
Inadequately described
682.12.3782.72.0-10

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 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% Managers, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 10.1% Professionals, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 18.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 16.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 8.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 18.8% Sales Workers, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 10.2% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 7.3% Labourers, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 7.8% Inadequately described, Airport West - Essendon Fields: 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, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +41 Professionals, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +151 Technicians and Trades Workers, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +62 Community and Personal Service Workers, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +33 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +71 Sales Workers, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +29 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Airport West - Essendon Fields: +17 Labourers, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -8 Inadequately described, Airport West - Essendon Fields: -10
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 Airport West - Essendon Fields in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (621 people or 18.8%)
  • Professionals (605 people or 18.3%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (548 people or 16.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 1,774 people in total or 53.7% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Moonee Valley employed 17.1% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; 27.8% in Professionals; and 11.1% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Airport West - Essendon Fields and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (16.6% compared to 11.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (7.3% compared to 3.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (18.3% compared to 27.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (10.1% compared to 13.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Airport West - Essendon Fields increased by 386 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Airport West - Essendon Fields were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+151 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+71 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+62 persons)