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Essendon North

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Essendon North in 2011 than any other occupation.

Essendon North'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 Essendon North'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
Essendon North - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Managers
14713.113.912813.313.1+19
Professionals
28325.227.821121.925.8+72
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers13612.111.113013.511.8+6
Community and Personal Service Workers
948.48.69910.38.4-5
Clerical and Administrative Workers
21018.717.117918.617.7+31
Sales Workers
11910.69.6939.79.9+26
Machinery Operators And Drivers
474.23.9414.34.6+6
map this data in atlas.idLabourers565.05.9707.36.7-14
Inadequately described
302.72.3111.12.0+19

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, Essendon North: 13.1% Professionals, Essendon North: 25.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Essendon North: 12.1% Community and Personal Service Workers, Essendon North: 8.4% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Essendon North: 18.7% Sales Workers, Essendon North: 10.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Essendon North: 4.2% Labourers, Essendon North: 5.0% Inadequately described, Essendon North: 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, Essendon North: +19 Professionals, Essendon North: +72 Technicians and Trades Workers, Essendon North: +6 Community and Personal Service Workers, Essendon North: -5 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Essendon North: +31 Sales Workers, Essendon North: +26 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Essendon North: +6 Labourers, Essendon North: -14 Inadequately described, Essendon North: +19
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 Essendon North in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (283 people or 25.2%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (210 people or 18.7%)
  • Managers (147 people or 13.1%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 640 people in total or 57.0% 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 Essendon North and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (18.7% compared to 17.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (12.1% compared to 11.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (10.6% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (25.2% compared to 27.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Essendon North increased by 160 between 2006 and 2011.

The largest change in the occupations of residents between 2006 and 2011 in Essendon North was for those employed as:

  • Professionals (+72 persons)