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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in Moonee Ponds in 2011 than any other occupation.

Moonee Ponds'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 Moonee Ponds'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
Moonee Ponds - (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%City of Moonee Valley %Number%City of Moonee Valley %2006 to 2011
Managers
1,14015.913.999015.213.1+150
Professionals
2,27131.727.82,01931.125.8+252
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers6619.211.16229.611.8+39
Community and Personal Service Workers
6068.58.65588.68.4+48
Clerical and Administrative Workers
1,15716.117.11,10817.017.7+49
Sales Workers
6689.39.65628.69.9+106
Machinery Operators And Drivers
1662.33.91993.14.6-33
map this data in atlas.idLabourers3324.65.93415.26.7-9
Inadequately described
1662.32.31001.52.0+66

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, Moonee Ponds: 15.9% Professionals, Moonee Ponds: 31.7% Technicians and Trades Workers, Moonee Ponds: 9.2% Community and Personal Service Workers, Moonee Ponds: 8.5% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Moonee Ponds: 16.1% Sales Workers, Moonee Ponds: 9.3% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Moonee Ponds: 2.3% Labourers, Moonee Ponds: 4.6% Inadequately described, Moonee Ponds: 2.3%
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, Moonee Ponds: +150 Professionals, Moonee Ponds: +252 Technicians and Trades Workers, Moonee Ponds: +39 Community and Personal Service Workers, Moonee Ponds: +48 Clerical and Administrative Workers, Moonee Ponds: +49 Sales Workers, Moonee Ponds: +106 Machinery Operators And Drivers, Moonee Ponds: -33 Labourers, Moonee Ponds: -9 Inadequately described, Moonee Ponds: +66
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 Moonee Ponds in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (2,271 people or 31.7%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (1,157 people or 16.1%)
  • Managers (1,140 people or 15.9%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 4,568 people in total or 63.7% 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 Moonee Ponds and the City of Moonee Valley were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (31.7% compared to 27.8%)
  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Managers (15.9% compared to 13.9%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (9.2% compared to 11.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Machinery Operators And Drivers (2.3% compared to 3.9%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in Moonee Ponds increased by 668 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+252 persons)
  • Managers (+150 persons)
  • Sales Workers (+106 persons)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (+49 persons)