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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Ascot Vale in 2011 than any other occupation.

Ascot Vale'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 Ascot Vale'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
Ascot Vale - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Managers
1,01014.613.982813.913.1+182
Professionals
2,24832.427.81,82830.625.8+421
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers6198.911.15439.111.8+76
Community and Personal Service Workers
6619.58.65559.38.4+106
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,11916.117.192315.517.7+196
Sales Workers
5337.79.65138.69.9+21
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1992.93.92494.24.6-50
map this data in atlas.idLabourers3755.45.94287.26.7-53
Inadequately described
1662.42.31041.72.0+62

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, Ascot Vale: 14.6% Professionals, Ascot Vale: 32.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Ascot Vale: 8.9% Community and Personal Service Workers, Ascot Vale: 9.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Ascot Vale: 16.1% Sales Workers, Ascot Vale: 7.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Ascot Vale: 2.9% Labourers, Ascot Vale: 5.4% Inadequately described, Ascot Vale: 2.4%
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, Ascot Vale: +182 Professionals, Ascot Vale: +421 Technicians and Trades Workers, Ascot Vale: +76 Community and Personal Service Workers, Ascot Vale: +106 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Ascot Vale: +196 Sales Workers, Ascot Vale: +21 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Ascot Vale: -50 Labourers, Ascot Vale: -53 Inadequately described, Ascot Vale: +62
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 Ascot Vale in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (2,248 people or 32.4%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,119 people or 16.1%)
  • Managers (1,010 people or 14.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,377 people in total or 63.2% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Moonee Valley employed 27.8% in Professionals; 17.1% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 13.9% in Managers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of Ascot Vale and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (32.4% compared to 27.8%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (8.9% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (7.7% compared to 9.6%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Ascot Vale increased by 959 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+421 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+196 persons)
  • Managers (+182 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+106 persons)