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Essendon West

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Essendon West in 2016 than any other occupation.

Essendon West'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 West'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
Essendon West - Employed persons (Usual residence)20162011Change
OccupationNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2011 to 2016
Managers
12017.615.08713.213.9+33
Professionals
18326.729.318527.927.8-2
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers7210.510.28512.911.1-14
Community and Personal Service Workers
6910.29.5639.58.6+7
Clerical and Administrative Workers
9914.515.410315.617.1-4
Sales Workers
7811.59.6649.89.6+14
Machinery Operators And Drivers
192.93.6182.73.9+2
map this data in atlas.idLabourers375.45.7375.65.90
Not stated or inadequately described
40.70.7182.72.3-14

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, Essendon West: 17.6% Professionals, Essendon West: 26.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Essendon West: 10.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Essendon West: 10.2% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Essendon West: 14.5% Sales Workers, Essendon West: 11.5% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Essendon West: 2.9% Labourers, Essendon West: 5.4%
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, Essendon West: +33 Professionals, Essendon West: -2 Technicians and Trades Workers, Essendon West: -14 Community and Personal Service Workers, Essendon West: +7 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Essendon West: -4 Sales Workers, Essendon West: +14 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Essendon West: +2 Labourers, Essendon West: 0
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 Essendon West in 2016 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (183 people or 26.7%)
  • Managers (120 people or 17.6%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (99 people or 14.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 402 people in total or 58.9% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, the City of Moonee Valley employed 29.3% in Professionals; 15.0% in Managers; and 15.4% in Clerical and Administrative Workers.

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

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (17.6% compared to 15.0%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (11.5% compared to 9.6%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (26.7% compared to 29.3%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Essendon West increased by 23 between 2011 and 2016.

There were no major differences in Essendon West between 2011 and 2016.

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