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Avondale Heights

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Avondale Heights in 2011 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?'

Persons aged 15 years and over

Occupation of employment
Avondale Heights - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Managers
57011.913.957312.113.1-3
Professionals
98920.727.883817.725.8+151
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers65013.611.168314.411.8-33
Community and Personal Service Workers
3858.18.63096.58.4+76
Clerical and Administrative Workers
76616.017.179016.717.7-24
Sales Workers
51210.79.656812.09.9-56
Machinery Operators And Drivers
3327.03.93707.84.6-38
map this data in atlas.idLabourers4419.25.947810.16.7-37
Inadequately described
1282.72.31312.82.0-3

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, Avondale Heights: 11.9% Professionals, Avondale Heights: 20.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Avondale Heights: 13.6% Community and Personal Service Workers, Avondale Heights: 8.1% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Avondale Heights: 16.0% Sales Workers, Avondale Heights: 10.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Avondale Heights: 7.0% Labourers, Avondale Heights: 9.2% Inadequately described, Avondale Heights: 2.7%
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, Avondale Heights: -3 Professionals, Avondale Heights: +151 Technicians and Trades Workers, Avondale Heights: -33 Community and Personal Service Workers, Avondale Heights: +76 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Avondale Heights: -24 Sales Workers, Avondale Heights: -56 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Avondale Heights: -38 Labourers, Avondale Heights: -37 Inadequately described, Avondale Heights: -3
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 Avondale Heights in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (989 people or 20.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (766 people or 16.0%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (650 people or 13.6%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 2,405 people in total or 50.4% 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 11.1% 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 Labourers (9.2% compared to 5.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (7.0% compared to 3.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (13.6% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (20.7% compared to 27.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Avondale Heights increased by 33 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+151 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+76 persons)
  • Sales Workers (-56 persons)