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Keilor East

Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Keilor East in 2011 than any other occupation.

Keilor East'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 Keilor East'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
Keilor East - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Managers
73212.313.966711.013.1+65
Professionals
1,20020.227.81,06917.625.8+131
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers85814.511.191415.111.8-56
Community and Personal Service Workers
4948.38.64627.68.4+32
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,12318.917.11,19919.717.7-76
Sales Workers
63010.69.667911.29.9-49
Machinery Operators And Drivers
3616.13.94297.14.6-68
map this data in atlas.idLabourers4076.95.95118.46.7-104
Inadequately described
1322.22.31432.42.0-11

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, Keilor East: 12.3% Professionals, Keilor East: 20.2% Technicians and Trades Workers, Keilor East: 14.5% Community and Personal Service Workers, Keilor East: 8.3% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Keilor East: 18.9% Sales Workers, Keilor East: 10.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Keilor East: 6.1% Labourers, Keilor East: 6.9% Inadequately described, Keilor East: 2.2%
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, Keilor East: +65 Professionals, Keilor East: +131 Technicians and Trades Workers, Keilor East: -56 Community and Personal Service Workers, Keilor East: +32 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Keilor East: -76 Sales Workers, Keilor East: -49 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Keilor East: -68 Labourers, Keilor East: -104 Inadequately described, Keilor East: -11
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 Keilor East in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (1,200 people or 20.2%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,123 people or 18.9%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (858 people or 14.5%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 3,181 people in total or 53.6% 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 Keilor East and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (14.5% compared to 11.1%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (6.1% compared to 3.9%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Clerical and Administrative Workers (18.9% compared to 17.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Professionals (20.2% compared to 27.8%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Keilor East decreased by 136 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+131 persons)
  • Labourers (-104 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (-76 persons)
  • Machinery Operators And Drivers (-68 persons)