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Avondale Heights

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Avondale Heights in 2016 than any other occupation.

Avondale Heights'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 Avondale Heights'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?'

Employed persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Avondale Heights - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2011 to 2016
Managers
58312.115.057011.913.9+13
Professionals
1,07422.429.398920.727.8+85
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers63213.210.265013.611.1-18
Community and Personal Service Workers
3898.19.53858.18.6+4
Clerical and Administrative Workers
79816.615.476616.017.1+32
Sales Workers
52410.99.651210.79.6+12
Machinery Operators And Drivers
2795.83.63327.03.9-53
map this data in atlas.idLabourers4078.55.74419.25.9-34
Not stated or inadequately described
581.20.71282.72.3-70

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2011 and 2016. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Occupation of employment, 2016
Occupation of employment, 2016 Managers, City of Moonee Valley: 15.0% Professionals, City of Moonee Valley: 29.3% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Moonee Valley: 10.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Moonee Valley: 9.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Moonee Valley: 15.4% Sales Workers, City of Moonee Valley: 9.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Moonee Valley: 3.6% Labourers, City of Moonee Valley: 5.7% Managers, Avondale Heights: 12.1% Professionals, Avondale Heights: 22.4% Technicians and Trades Workers, Avondale Heights: 13.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Avondale Heights: 8.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Avondale Heights: 16.6% Sales Workers, Avondale Heights: 10.9% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Avondale Heights: 5.8% Labourers, Avondale Heights: 8.5%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2016 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016
Change in occupation of employment, 2011 to 2016 Managers, Avondale Heights: +13 Professionals, Avondale Heights: +85 Technicians and Trades Workers, Avondale Heights: -18 Community and Personal Service Workers, Avondale Heights: +4 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Avondale Heights: +32 Sales Workers, Avondale Heights: +12 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Avondale Heights: -53 Labourers, Avondale Heights: -34
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 and 2016 (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 Avondale Heights in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,074 people or 22.4%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (798 people or 16.6%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (632 people or 13.2%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,504 people in total or 52.2% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Moonee Valley employed 29.3% in Professionals; 15.4% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 10.2% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (13.2% compared to 10.2%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Labourers (8.5% compared to 5.7%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (22.4% compared to 29.3%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (12.1% compared to 15.0%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Avondale Heights increased by 28 between 2011 and 2016.

The largest changes in the occupations of residents between 2011 and 2016 in Avondale Heights were for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+85 persons)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-53 persons)

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