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Occupation of employment

There were more professionals in the City of Moreland in 2011 than any other occupation.

The City of Moreland'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 the City of Moreland'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
City of Moreland - Employed persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
OccupationNumber%Greater Melbourne %Number%Greater Melbourne %2006 to 2011
Managers
7,77011.112.56,30410.612.5+1,466
Professionals
20,28329.024.115,59626.122.5+4,687
map this data in atlas.idTechnicians and Trades Workers8,56512.313.47,59112.713.6+974
Community and Personal Service Workers
6,2779.08.95,1628.68.2+1,115
Clerical and Administrative Workers
10,70615.315.39,86416.515.9+842
Sales Workers
5,9998.69.75,6129.410.2+387
Machinery Operators And Drivers
3,4675.05.93,5125.96.4-45
map this data in atlas.idLabourers5,0607.28.04,8488.18.7+212
Inadequately described
1,7322.52.31,2442.12.0+488

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, Greater Melbourne: 12.5% Professionals, Greater Melbourne: 24.1% Technicians and Trades Workers, Greater Melbourne: 13.4% Community and Personal Service Workers, Greater Melbourne: 8.9% Clerical and Administrative Workers, Greater Melbourne: 15.3% Sales Workers, Greater Melbourne: 9.7% Machinery Operators And Drivers, Greater Melbourne: 5.9% Labourers, Greater Melbourne: 8.0% Inadequately described, Greater Melbourne: 2.3% Managers, City of Moreland: 11.1% Professionals, City of Moreland: 29.0% Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Moreland: 12.3% Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Moreland: 9.0% Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Moreland: 15.3% Sales Workers, City of Moreland: 8.6% Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Moreland: 5.0% Labourers, City of Moreland: 7.2% Inadequately described, City of Moreland: 2.5%
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, City of Moreland: +1,466 Professionals, City of Moreland: +4,687 Technicians and Trades Workers, City of Moreland: +974 Community and Personal Service Workers, City of Moreland: +1,115 Clerical and Administrative Workers, City of Moreland: +842 Sales Workers, City of Moreland: +387 Machinery Operators And Drivers, City of Moreland: -45 Labourers, City of Moreland: +212 Inadequately described, City of Moreland: +488
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 City of Moreland in 2011 shows the three most popular occupations were:

  • Professionals (20,283 people or 29.0%)
  • Clerical and Administrative Workers (10,706 people or 15.3%)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (8,565 people or 12.3%)

In combination these three occupations accounted for 39,554 people in total or 56.6% of the employed resident population.

In comparison, Greater Melbourne employed 24.1% in Professionals; 15.3% in Clerical and Administrative Workers; and 13.4% in Technicians and Trades Workers.

The major differences between the jobs held by the population of the City of Moreland and Greater Melbourne were:

  • A larger percentage of persons employed as Professionals (29.0% compared to 24.1%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Managers (11.1% compared to 12.5%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Technicians and Trades Workers (12.3% compared to 13.4%)
  • A smaller percentage of persons employed as Sales Workers (8.6% compared to 9.7%)

Emerging groups

The number of employed people in City of Moreland increased by 10,126 between 2006 and 2011.

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

  • Professionals (+4,687 persons)
  • Managers (+1,466 persons)
  • Community and Personal Service Workers (+1,115 persons)
  • Technicians and Trades Workers (+974 persons)

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